Part Time / Remote, Istanbul

Senior Accountant Controller

What we believe in
Better Futures, shaped by all of us.

At Neol, we believe that impact-driven individuals have the power to change the world.And the lasting impact is delivered when we do it as a community.

We are on the mission of building an immersive learning and a seamless collaboration platform that connects top independent creative talent with organizations working to solve the most urgent issues facing our society and planet.

We are looking for team members to support us on this mission and shape better futures, together.

Find more about Neol here

About the role

This is a chance to be part of Neol’s first Senior Accountant Controller. You will get the opportunity to shape the future of a very ambitious, purpose driven startup by providing Finance and Accounting support.

More specifically you will;

  • Reconcile bank, credit card, prepaid and accrual accounts, A/P and A/R ledgers
  • Create invoices and submit to clients' customers on an as-needed basis.
  • Raise customer invoices and submit to clients' customers on an as-needed basis. follow up settlement process of the invoices,
  • Perform day to day accounting tasks including bookkeeping of customer transactions, service provider transactions, taxes and team expenses,
  • Liaise with customer support for customer related issues,
  • Perform weekly payment cycles,
  • Perform month end closing activities and actively involve in group reportings,
  • Contribute to financial audits and provide documentation for audit team,
  • Involve in development of systems implementation and improvements,
  • Ensure all Finance processes are line with Turkish GAAP and group policies,
  • Support VAT, corporate, stamp and withholding tax declarations,
  • Take responsibility in Finance related projects when needed.
  • Compliance of various state and federal requirements in terms of Accounting  requirements
  • Partner with other teams within Finance to drive execution of forecasting, planning and actuals reporting
Ideal candidate
  • 2+ years of experience in supporting accounting and finance  functions.
  • Experience in using accounting softwares (xero or similar ones) and expense management tools (Dext and similar ones) before
  • Exceptional written and spoken English
  • Self starter, curious learner and a problem solver
  • Having knowledge about UK Accounting  terms and law
  • Takes initiative, embraces constraints, thinks creatively
  • Has startup experience
  • Effective communication skills, both oral and written, with the comprehension to provide updates at all levels as well as the potential to tailor communications to suit a variety of audience
  • Strong analytical thinking, committed, enthusiastic, self-motivated, fast in action with teamwork awareness, focused on learning & personal development,
  • Are passionate about networked thinking and ecosystem building
Additional information

Neol offers a competitive salary, stock options, and employee benefits to all of the team members.


We are a remote-first team. Currently, we have two main hubs: London and Istanbul, but we have distributed team members from GMT- 8 to GMT +5 timezones. For this role, we prioritize candidates that are located in Europe, between GMT+1 and GMT+3 time zones.

Start Date

We expect the candidate to be able to start working full-time as of January 2023.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Neol is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to building an inclusive and diverse workforce. All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit, and business need, without any discrimination against individuals. We strongly encourage applications who are members of underrepresented communities to apply.


Please note this role is only open to candidates that are legally authorized to work where they reside. Due to the remote nature of the role, Neol does not currently sponsor candidates for visas or work authorizations/permits and does not currently support the transfer of visas or work authorizations/permits from prior employers to Neol.

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