Accounts Assistant

Accounts Assistant

My Client is a leading accounting firm with a well-established music artist’s client base. They are looking for an Accounts Assistant to join their London head office team.

Due to expansion in the department an Accounts Assistant position has become available. This role will report to the Head of Finance.

This role has a heavy emphasis on processing the royalties of the artists you will be working for. Some of these are world famous and discretion is essential.

As an Accounts Assistant you will be responsible for:

* Maintaining the books and records for record labels, publishing companies and sole traders using Sage Line 50, Xero and/or Excel (Double Entry Bookkeeping). This will include the preparation of:
* Cash Book and Bank Reconciliation;
* Sales Day Book, Sales Ledger and Debtors Ledger;
* Purchase Day Book, Purchase Ledger Control Account; and
* VAT Returns and workings.
* Corresponding with bank re balances / confirmation of receipt of documents, opening bank accounts etc
* Assisting with the day to day running of clients’ affairs, to include liaising with label managers, royalty collection societies, and the Accountants in the business management department etc;
* Assisting with the royalty accounting team, to include accurate and correct coding of invoices and expenses, making amendments as needed, requesting and obtaining an understanding of artist agreements;

Experience necessary:

* 2 year’s experience in accounts department/bookkeeping experience
* Subject to entry level / stage of qualification;
* Numerate;
* Double Entry Bookkeeping, using Excel and bookkeeping software packages
* Experience within royalties is preferred

You must have a strong understanding of double entry and be prepared to be tested on this.

This role will look to pay £25,000 plus full study support as well as offering a competitive benefits package plus discretionary bonus.

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