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Lightyear is a global Software as a Service (SaaS) business focused on developing and building cutting edge fintech products for Businesses and Accountants and Bookkeepers. Lightyear is headquartered in the United Kingdom and was founded in 2017 by successful fintech entrepreneurs Chris Gregg & Roger Gregg. With offices in Australia and the United Kingdom, Lightyears Payables & Procurement Platform is available in more than 40 countries across North America, EMEA and APAC.

Lightyear has developed its own data extraction technology which delivers best in class speed and accuracy, removing all data entry and errors from data processing. Our procurement and Accounts Payable platform is revolutionising an archaic business process. As of January 2021 we are processing more than 7 Billion USD of invoices per annum for Businesses around the world.
Good software shouldn't be difficult. The Lightyear approach is simple: Build great products, great teams and always respect our customers.

Mission Statement

Help businesses thrive in the global economy by delivering innovative tools which streamline processes & payments, digitise data, provide insights and connect businesses in the Lightyear Cloud.

Executive Team

Chris Gregg
​Founder & Chief Executive Officer

As Chief Executive of Lightyear, Chris is responsible for the overall success of the business. Chris has over ten years' experience in the Fintech sector. He has led successful teams in fast paced startup environments and corporate Fortune 500 companies in APAC, North America and Europe. Chris was part of the founding team at Invitbox (purchased by Intuit in 2014) where he led an award winning sales and marketing team.

An active mentor and supporter of tech startups, Chris has a passion for new and innovative technologies and is most at home hustling and building great teams and products. 

Roger Gregg
​Founder & President

Roger's training in accounting and computer science, along with over twenty years experience in manufacturing and hospitality sectors, led him to founding his first tech start up, Invitbox, in 2012 (purchased by Intuit in 2014)

Roger remains an active member of the Australian startup scene.

Based in Sydney, Roger's passion for process re-engineering and automation has led him to form Lightyear with Chris, and to build great products to change the world in their own small way.

Stephen Magee
​Chief Technology Officer

Stephen is a highly experienced software development professional.  

Stephen has over 20 years experience designing, developing and implementing software solutions ranging from DOS TSR programs in the early 1990s when screens were mostly green and IDE was spelt "V" "I", through to modern scalable, distributed, fault tolerant software solutions in the utilities sector.

Having previously been one of the first employees in a successful Northern Irish high growth tech startup, Stephen is well positioned to scale Lightyear's platform.  

Tom Ashman
​Head of Business Development

Tom is a successful senior leader with over twenty years experience in sales and operations. More recently Tom has led large teams across sales and service for a leading payments company in Sydney and Dublin. Tom is passionate about delivering the perfect long term solution for customers through a seamless onboarding process and ongoing 'best in class' servicing. Tom also thrives in developing and mentoring sales teams to help them realise their professional and personal goals.

As head of business development Tom is responsible for sales activities across Lightyear's core markets

Candice Lim
​Head of Customer Success

Having came from an account management background, Candice's customer centric approach helps keep her grounded in delivering exceptional customer service and striking the balance in both Service and Sales.

With over seven years industry experience, mostly helping the Top 100 firms in the ANZ accounting industry, Candice leans in on her experience in this space as she develops teams and partnerships to help firms save time and money, and grow their practice.

Join an award winning team

Lightyear are always on the lookout for top talent.  We operate a collaborative and supportive team environment and have a strict policy of having fun in whatever we do.  We value a ‘can do’ attitude and support a diverse and inclusive workforce. 

Our ideal team member will want to be part of something special and up for the hustle every day.  If this sounds like you, please send us an email below. 

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​Current Job Openings

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Front End DeveloperBelfast, Northern IrelandClick for job description and to apply
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