Accounts Assistant

  • Location

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £23000 - £26000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Celia Matkins

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  • Published:

    almost 2 years ago

Role: Accounts Assistant

Type: Permanent

Sector: Music

Location: City of London

Acting as a key member of the Finance team contributing to the daily operational support and administration of nominated Group entities.

Supporting the team day-to-day, key responsibilities will include the timely processing and monitoring of all payments and receivables across a number of companies, as well as organising and maintaining general ledgers.


  • Timely and accurate processing and posting of purchase invoicing and payments
  • Raising sales invoices on a timely basis and posting of all transactions
  • Monitoring of receivables - highlighting recoverability issues
  • Assisting with the collection of outstanding receivables
  • Resolving ad-hoc queries for both internal/external contacts
  • Performing regular bank reconciliations and timely filing of documents
  • Keeping the ledgers clean and tidy, perform reconciliations and allocate balance
  • Assist in the preparation of month-end balance sheet reconciliations and monthly VAT returns.
  • Assist in the preparation of year end statutory financial statements.
  • Assist in the submission of monthly employee expenses.
  • Reconciliations of credit cards, petty cash and director loan accounts.

Provision of further ad-hoc tasks:

  • Aiding financial analysis;
  • Special Finance projects.
  • Other administration and filing


  • 2:1 or above at degree level, strong A levels and GCSE's
  • At least 1 year experience within an accounting related role
  • Quick learner, with confidence to work independently
  • Motivated with a positive 'can do' attitude
  • Good organisational skills
  • Professional approach and high level of discretion.
  • Team player, willing to learn and get involved with a wide range of tasks
  • Ability to work on own initiative and generate solutions.
  • IT literate, including good knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word

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