Accountant, Global Accounting





Job Description

***For this role we are  open  to people working anywhere in Europe***

Antler, a global early-stage venture capital firm, is seeking an Accountant to join our global accounting team. This role offers a unique experience to work with finance teams across the world in group financial reporting. Details below! 

About Antler

Antler (www.antler.co) is a global venture capital firm enabling and investing in the world's most exceptional people building the defining companies of tomorrow. Through our regional HQs across most major startup ecosystems (New York, London, Berlin, Bangalore, Singapore, ++), we are changing the way VC investments are made at scale globally. To date, we have built more than 245 companies with exceptional people in technologies and industries such as AI, Robotics, drones, fintech, proptech, and healthtech, and we receive more than 50,000 applications annually from experienced entrepreneurs and teams that want to build their next company with Antler. 


Over the next decade, we will build more than 3,000 new technology companies, contribute strongly to job growth, global GDP, and the UN SDGs, while working hard to deliver great returns. We believe anyone with the right talent, drive, and ambition can change the world, and we have supported founders from more than 70 nationalities and from all socioeconomic backgrounds. 40% of our portfolio companies have a female co-founder, and 80% of these companies have a female CEO.

The Opportunity

Since Antler’s inception in 2017, we have grown our platform to ~150+ amazing people in 16 markets across five continents around the world. To empower and sustain our expansion aspirations, we now seek an exceptional Accountant with the versatility and cultural agility to own and drive full-cycle accounting for different subsidiaries, across different geographies. You thrive and are fueled by the ethos and pace of a fast scaling organisation on a mission to fundamentally change the world. 


This is a highly impactful, visible, and exciting opportunity for the right person. Antler is growing incredibly fast, and from day one you will have a front row seat at a global VC in hyperscale mode. You will be joining a brand new accounting team which serves as the core accounting function to all of Antler’s subsidiaries. If you are ready to get onboard, we are excited to get to know you! 


Eligibility Criteria

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accountancy or related field
  • At least 4-5 years of relevant experience
  • Proficient in MS Excel and MS Office or Google Suite
  • Experience in XERO or other similar accounting software e.g. QuickBooks is a bonus
  • Sound knowledge in International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)
  • Proactive and positive personality with excellent communication skills
  • Highly organised and able to multitask
  • Able to execute with minimal management guidance and supervision in the long term
  • High level of integrity, takes accountability of work and good attitude
  • Able to question the status quo and propose ideas to address observed gaps
  • Able to thrive on challenges in a very fast-paced and high-volume environment
  • Knowledge of Oracle software is a bonus


Job Responsibilities

  • Perform day-to-day financial accounting and bookkeeping, general ledger entries, monthly/quarterly accounts closing, bank reconciliations
  • Onboard entities to XERO where necessary
  • Support in invoicing, accounts receivables and payment/expense management functions, including payroll, vendor payments and expense reimbursements
  • Support the finance teams in the preparation of annual financial statements, external audit requirements and tax filing with regulators
  • Support the finance teams in the execution of ad-hoc projects
  • Interact and problem-solve with finance teams across different time zones where necessary
  • Continuously improve and optimise our financial workflows and conventions
  • Other ad-hoc administrative duties as required