Who are we hiring ?

Here at Unbound we value entrepreneurial self-starters who are confident enough to challenge how we do things and promote their own ideas. We are a collaborative and inclusive organisation and are passionate about what we do and the books we make. We care a lot about providing top level publishing services and connecting creative individuals with the audiences that can bring their ideas to life. We are changing the way publishing works to make it more accessible and we’re proud of that.

Who are we looking for:

  • Self Starters
  • Team Players
  • Optimists
  • Decision Makers
  • Hard Workers
  • Passionate Readers
  • Creatives
  • Mucker Inners

We are looking for people from all walks of life who are ready to rise to the challenge of changing the face of publishing with us. The culture here is one that supports fun, creativity, honesty, flexibility, respect and a strong appreciation for a healthy work life balance.

If the above sounds like you, please get in touch through jobs@unbound.co.uk. Our current vacancies are listed below.


Finance Analyst

Reporting to the General Manager (Finance & Operations) the successful candidate will be the lead finance contact for the Unbound team and our suppliers. This is a fantastic opportunity to utilise your accounting skills in a unique, forward thinking business evolving its business model in the exciting worlds of both Crowdfunding & Publishing.

We are looking for a curious, adaptable, proactive individual with high attention to detail. You will be happy rolling up your sleeves with an outward facing approach to all tasks undertaken.

Unbound is committed to making book publishing a more diverse and representative industry so we would particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian or other minority ethnic candidates.

Key responsibilities

  • Prepare the month end management accounts and balance sheet reconciliations and maintain the fixed asset register, prepayment and accruals schedules
  • Assisting with preparation and distribution of the bi-annual ‘Author Profit Statements’
  • Leading on finance aspects of budgeting and forecasting processes
  • Providing management information and ad-hoc analysis
  • Interrogate supporter data to identify customer trends to enable smarter business decisions
  • Process AP invoices (approx. 25 per week) and manage weekly pay run
  • Any other ad-hoc tasks

Required Experience

    Must Have

  • Minimum 1 years’ experience in an analytical finance role
  • Part-qualified accountant (CIMA , ACCA, ICAEW)
  • Good MS Office skills, including advanced Excel.
  • Desirable

  • SME and/or Publishing Experience
  • Xero accounting software
  • Experience of cloud-based expense / purchasing management software
  • SQL experience

Person Specification

  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent stakeholder management and communication skills
  • Ability to build a strong rapport across all levels
  • Must be confident to take a lead role in finance related processes, and work without close supervision
  • Initiative to deal with problems as they arise or refer them to supervisor for further investigation
  • A passion for books

Salary up to £30k per annum depending on experience

To apply send an email including your CV to jobs@unbound.co.uk entitled 'Finance Analyst'.

Closing Date: 31 July 2021

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