At Flummox, we specialise in enhancing brands on online marketplaces. We're an online brand and distribution company with a growing portfolio of owned household brands available internationally. Our goal? Make our brands excel and lead online.
Our skilled team, backed by industry veterans, is focused on combining top-notch operations and technology to transform promising online brands into international leaders on digital shelves. With a culture fostering innovation and operational excellence, we invite you to be a part of our journey to define the future of e-commerce.
About the role:
As a Finance Intern, you will be more than a number-cruncher—you'll be a problem-solver and a strategist. Under the guidance of our directors, you will engage in vital financial operations, from foundational bookkeeping to complex budgeting and forecasting, setting the stage for a significant full-time opportunity within our finance team.
- Bookkeeping Mastery: Conduct detailed reconciliations across diverse accounts, ensuring accuracy in our financial systems.
- Financial Interactions: Take charge of invoice management and payments, maintaining clear communication channels with stakeholders.
- Inventory Intelligence: Collaborate with the supply chain team, influencing inventory management and valuation processes.
- Financial System Implementation: Employ cloud-based financial systems for streamlined accounting, online point of sale, and inventory management.
- Process Optimization: Enhance internal accounting controls and refine processes for accurate management reporting.
- Innovative Reporting and Cross-functional Collaboration: Work alongside diverse teams to integrate financial insights, reports and tools with business operations, enhancing overall performance.
- Strategic Financial Management: Offer high-level support across a range of financial transactions, from valuations to investment strategies.
- Educational Excellence: A degree in finance or accounting, with accolades such as ACCA/CGMA/ACMA or similar certifications. Experience with e-commerce finance is a significant plus.
- Skillful Precision: Your numerical acumen and unwavering attention to detail must be matched by your agility in learning and executing tasks.
- Business Acumen: Solid understanding of various business functions including Sales, Marketing, Purchasing, Supply Chain and IT infrastructure, allowing for a holistic approach to financial management.
- Trusted Advisor: Proven experience and the confidence to engage with both internal stakeholders and external partners with integrity.
- Leadership and Execution: Strong interpersonal skills to take action, supervise and build relationships, ensuring high-quality collaboration internally and externally.
- Operational Excellence: Outstanding organisational abilities with an aptitude for decision-making and proactive problem-solving.
- Technological Agility: A strong grasp of financial software, including Excel, Gsheets, Xero, and familiarity with ERPs, will be key to your success.
- Multilingual Proficiency: Fluency in English is a must, and additional language skills, especially German, are highly advantageous.
- Mentorship and Continuous Learning: Benefit from intentional mentoring and support focused on your professional and personal development.
- Vibrant Community: Thrive in a close-knit culture that values creativity, meritocracy, empowerment and team-work.
- Flexible Work: Enjoy the flexibility of when and where you work, complemented by a hybrid setup and great offices if preferred. Our footprint spans across London, Switzerland and Cape Town.
- Growth: A clear pathway to a full-time position post-internship, celebrating your commitment and contributions. You’re more than an intern - you’re a future leader.
Please attach your CV and briefly share what intrigues and motivates you to join us in the finance department.
Flummox is where ambition meets opportunity. Let's shape the future of online retail together!