Zima Magazine - Russian Speaking Accountant / Finance Manager

We are looking for a dedicated Russian speaking accounting professional to oversee the finance function of our rapidly growing company. This is initially a part-time position that can become a full-time role in the next 6-8 months. You will be mainly working with Zima Magazine brand and will subsequently get exposure to other businesses within the Group. The position is stand-alone role based in Shoreditch office with opportunity to occasionally work from home.


  • Prepare budgets, forecasts, and cashflow reports
  • Draft month-end reports, year-end financial statements, P&L, and balance sheet reconciliations
  • Perform variance analysis
  • Manage monthly payroll, monitor staff expenses, and administer pension scheme
  • Make payments to suppliers/ PAYE, etc.
  • Issue invoices, chase payments, manage accounts payable and accounts receivable
  • Prepare and submit VAT and corporate tax returns, liaise with the bank, HMRC, and auditors when required
  • Perform bank reconciliations


  • Part-qualified ACCA/CIMA (or equivalent)
  • Minimum three years of accounting experience 
  • Experience of working for a start-up or SME in London
  • Experience with online accounting solutions such as Xero or Quickbooks
  • Fluency in English and Russian languages
  • Strong IT skills and knowledge of Excel
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Self-motivation and excellent attention to detail

To apply, please send us your CV with reference "Accounting position" to nikita.nemygin@zimamagazine.com

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