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Junior Production Accountant

  • Location

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £24000 - £27000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Ashleigh Bowman

  • Contact email:

    ashleigh@kennedypearce.com

  • Job ref:

    ATB_101_1553872751

  • Published:

    4 months ago

A growing media company based in the City are looking for a Junior Production Accountant to join their Finance team. This is a great opportunity for someone who can work well under pressure and meet deadlines, so previous experience from a similar environment would be ideal. My client is looking for a charismatic individual to join the office with a couple years' experience in a previous finance role.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Processing of all production invoices
  • Managing the finance e-mail inbox
  • Preparing payment runs
  • Reconciling supplier accounts and keeping them up to date
  • Responsible for processing monthly freelancer invoices and preparing payment run
  • Posting nominal ledger journals
  • Collection of petty cash from Barclays
  • Assisting with reconciling bank accounts, including foreign currencies
  • Assisting in the audit preparation
  • Other ad-hoc projects as needed
  • Assisting with management of Cost Managers, including assisting with month end reconciliations
  • Assisting the production team and Senior Production Accountant with the short-term cash forecasting for productions
  • Assisting and reviewing monthly recovery of overhead costs
  • Providing cover for Senior Production Accountant as and when needed
  • Setting up of new production Cost Managers

Knowledge, Experience and Skills:

  • Degree Educated (2:1 or above)
  • Previous experience of working in a finance with knowledge of Accounts Payable principles
  • Competent use of Excel
  • Ability to handle a high workload and meet tight deadlines
  • Some knowledge of HRMC rules regarding freelance television workers is desirable but not essential
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Requires low levels of supervision to effectively carry out tasks
  • Welcomes working within a creative and entrepreneurial environment
  • Some knowledge of Sage or similar accounting software is desirable
  • Ideally having previous experience of working within a media environment

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