Gecko needs its first Finance Assistant! This is a rare opportunity to join a finance team in its infancy, as part of a very fast-growing and agile business. We are a company of 40 people, and growing, based in the UK and USA, managing 100+ clients across the globe. Reporting directly to the Head of Finance, this is a unique role with lots of opportunity for personal growth now and as we continue to expand.
Gecko was founded in 2012 with the vision of improving the way institutions manage enquiries generated from all corners of their digital marketing. Now, our highly successful SaaS software is used in over 100 Universities across the globe. We are at an exciting stage of growth with the ambition to double in size this year alone.
Leading Universities across the world use Gecko to improve the way they recruit students, drive efficiencies in enquiry acquisition and increase conversion rates. Our software has helped Universities connect with over 6 million students worldwide, whether they’re capturing inquiries at recruitment fairs in far-flung corners of the globe, registering attendees on to campus tours, or helping freshers navigate the new world of higher education, our customers trust us to help deliver a great experience for their students.
Gecko platform enables higher education institutions to create sophisticated multi-channel communication plans. "From the beginning, the great thing about Gecko has been the ability to automate the inquiry process through workflows, our whole system is set-up on workflows!"
About the Job
Based in our Edinburgh office you will assist the Head of Finance with the financial management of our UK head office company and US subsidiary company which will include the following:
It would be beneficial but not essential if you had experience in:
You will strongly identify with our 3 core values:
Why not? Joining Gecko, you will have the opportunity to learn from and work alongside some of the most passionate and driven people in the industry. Equally, this exciting time for Gecko presents a unique opportunity to embed yourself into the business at this early stage and to grow and develop as the Company grows. Don’t worry though, we’re not all serious. In our colourful modern New Town office, you can join in on the daily ping-pong league. And if the sound of the ping-pong becomes too much, you can use your Bose noise-cancelling headphones to listen to music whilst chilling out on one of the bean bags. Unless it’s your birthday, in which case we insist that you take the day off.
Benefits we offer, include:
* Please note: You must have the right to work in the UK as we are unable to offer visa sponsorship. Thank you for your understanding.
**No agencies, please!