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Office and Finance Assistant

Office and Finance Assistant

SAM Labs

  • Salary: Dependent on experience
  • Contract: Full Time
  • Applications close: 4 October 2017
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Posted on 6 September 2017

Office and Finance Assistant at SAM Labs

SAM Labs makes the most entertaining smart toys that inspire every child to discover the fun in coding and creating. Our kits teach children how to code by combining physical toys, a digital app and mobile games. SAM Labs is one of London’s most exciting startups, and is a part of Tech City Upscale, Go to Grow, Pitch@Palace, TED, Microsoft Accelerator and Intel Accelerator.

We are on the hunt for an energetic Office and Finance Assistant to join our team. You will be responsible for supporting the wider SAM Labs team with general day to day running of the office. An exciting varied role in a fast paced environment where you play a key part in the general efficiency and success of the office. Dividing your time between Office Management and Finance tasks, you’ll be working closely with our Financial Controller and Head of People.

- Be the face and voice of SAM Labs: greeting, welcoming and and taking care of visitors
- Process Human Resources administration including but not limited to drafting contracts and ensuring staff files are up to date
- Optimize admin and logistics flows to improve the effectiveness of operations
- Maintain office and studio by keeping all areas clean and organized
- Make sure food and office supply pantries are always fully stocked
- Maintain office condition and coordinate repairs
- Provide general administrative assistance to team members, inclusive of arranging travel and accommodations

- Assist Financial Controller with managing payment of supplier invoices
- Help Financial Controller with payroll processing
- Manage staff expenses with the help of our expense management system
- Review expenses on company cards, ensuring receipts and invoices are uploaded
- Maintaining petty cash and reconcile every month
- Chase overdue customer invoices

Skills and Qualifications:
- Proven experience as an office administrator or relevant role
- Have a bright and positive attitude
- Are able to work under pressure, rearranging priorities as required
- Are always on the lookout to improve processes and make things more efficient
- You are highly organised, reliable and able to juggle various tasks
- Big plus if you have finance experience. If you don’t, ambition in this direction is a must, we will make sure you’ll learn the tricks of the trade
- Previous startup experience is a bonus

We value optimism, collaboration, sense of ownership, the ability to embrace ambiguity,talk-less-do-more attitude, learning from failure, and making the team successful. If you identify with our values and want to contribute to SAM Labs, we’d love to have you.

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