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Accounts Payable

  • Location

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £23000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits

  • Contact:

    Ashleigh Bowman

  • Contact email:

    ashleigh@kennedypearce.com

  • Job ref:

    ATB_031_1548753561

  • Published:

    7 months ago

A growing Media Company based in the City is looking for an Accounts Payable Assistant to join their Finance team with the view to progress into a Junior Production Accountant. This would be an ideal role for someone who has gained at least a couple years' experience in an Accounts Payable role previously and who has an interest in the Media Industry.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Processing of all production invoices ensuring all are correctly authorised in line with signatory limits and correctly coded
  • Managing the finance e-mail inbox and actioning all incoming e-mail as appropriate
  • Dealing with supplier queries via email and telephone
  • Preparing payment runs
  • Reconciling supplier accounts and keeping them up to date
  • Responsible for managing company credit card account including issuing monthly statements and posting expenses
  • Responsible for processing monthly freelancer invoices
  • Posting nominal ledger journals
  • Collection of petty cash
  • Assisting with reconciling bank accounts, including foreign currencies
  • Ensuring financial and internal controls are followed
  • Assisting in the audit preparation
  • Other ad-hoc projects as needed

Job Requirements

  • Previous experience of working in a finance team with knowledge of Accounts Payable principles
  • Competent use of MS Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Some knowledge of Sage or similar accounting software is desirable
  • Ideally having previous experience of working within a media environment
  • Ability to handle a high workload, maintain high levels of accuracy and personal organisation whilst delivering work to tight deadlines.

Person Specification:

  • Someone actively studying or looking to study for an accountancy qualification
  • Responds efficiently to ranging queries from managers and freelancers proactively seeking to resolve
  • Adopts a pro-active, creative and imaginative approach to problem solving
  • Requires low levels of supervision to effectively carry out tasks
  • Friendly, personable, positive approach
  • Welcomes working within a creative and entrepreneurial environment

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