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Accounts Assistant

  • Location

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £23000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits

  • Contact:

    Ashleigh Bowman

  • Contact email:

    ashleigh@kennedypearce.com

  • Job ref:

    ATB_030_1548433830

  • Published:

    7 months ago

My client is a leading Media Company based in the City of London who are looking for an Accounts Assistant to join their Finance Team with the view to train as a Junior Management Accountant. This is a great opportunity for someone who has a media background and is looking to complete their accountancy qualification.

Key Responsibilities

  • Processing of all production invoices
  • Managing the finance e-mail inbox and actioning all incoming e-mail as appropriate
  • Dealing with supplier queries via email and telephone
  • Managing and coding petty cash expenditure whilst ensuring that the journal is accurate and up to date.
  • Preparing payment runs
  • Responsible for managing company credit card account including issuing monthly statements and posting expenses
  • Posting nominal ledger journals
  • Assisting with reconciling bank accounts, including foreign currencies
  • Assisting in the audit preparation
  • Assisting Senior Production Accountant with management of Cost Managers
  • Accountant with the short-term cash forecasting for productions
  • Setting up of new production Cost Managers
  • Other ad-hoc projects as needed

Essential Requirements

  • Degree Educated (2:1 and above)
  • Previous experience of working in a finance role
  • Experience of working within a media environment is desirable
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Some knowledge of HRMC rules regarding freelance television workers is desirable but not essential
  • Experience/knowledge of Sage or similar accounting software
  • Ability to handle a high workload and meet tight deadlines
  • Friendly, personable, positive approach
  • Keen desire for continued learning and development

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