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Finance Assistant

full-time Drover London

Drover is a VC-backed, growth-stage marketplace company offering monthly, all-in car subscriptions to customers who want to experience car ownership as it should be: digital, flexible and at a fair, transparent price. For some more detail, check out our press coverage in TechCrunch, Forbes or CityAM.

The Role

Drover operates a marketplace with a complex payments system. As Drover grows, the complexity of our marketplace, and therefore our payments, grows. This means we need to build a finance team that can scale and grow with the company. This is where this role comes in. We are looking for a hard working, driven, growth minded finance assistant to join our ever growing finance team to support our fantastic finance team, and wider teams as we scale.


- Payment runs: responsible for reviewing outstanding bills, utilising the system to work through the payable list and processing payments through our banking provider

- Invoice processing: accurately process high number of invoices in our system "Receipt Bank" and ensuring the correct department approves accurately, and in a timely manner.

- Supplier queries: dealing with queries over the phone or email. reconciling statements, checking invoice status and chasing approvals. First point of contact for suppliers issues with anything payment related.

- Payments inbox: take ownership of the finance inbox, processing invoices into ReceiptBank and Xero, keeping on top of all email communications.

- Staff expenses: review expense requests, check receipts & liaise with employees on queries.

- KYC checks: perform KYC checks on new suppliers

  • A relevant degree from a top university
  • 1-2 years experience working in a finance department
  • Detail oriented
  • Process driven
  • Able to prioritise well
  • Collaborative, but able to take own initiative and work independently
  • Growth minded, always looking at how to improve things, and what else there is to learn
  • Working towards, or desire to work towards professional qualifications (ACCA, CIMA)

Nice to Haves

- start-up experience

  • Work in a fast-paced startup where every day brings a new challenge
  • A world-class team made up of serial entrepreneurs, alumni from companies like Google, Facebook, Uber, Lyft, WeWork & most importantly, you!
  • Autonomy to work how you work best, without micromanagement
  • The opportunity to make an impact and influence the whole company, whatever your role
  • All the tools, equipment and support you need to thrive
  • Breakfast provided every morning
  • Healthy snacks every day and free lunch on Fridays
  • Competitive salary
  • Car subscription allowance
  • 25 days’ holiday plus all bank holidays
  • Pension & cycle-to-work scheme
  • Private health insurance
  • Phone insurance
  • Retail, travel & cinema discounts via Perkbox

Our Culture

  • We’re proactive and take ownership of problems.
  • We set our own agenda
  • We’re ambitious and unafraid to try
  • We voice our opinions and listen to those of others
  • We judge ideas on merit rather than who they came from
  • We all have our own interests, yours doesn’t have to be cars
  • We accept feedback of all forms - ultimately it makes you better at your job
  • We’re a cohesive unit and are here if times get tough

published: Aug. 30, 2019

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