Accounts Assistant

Finance and Accountancy - GBP22000£22,000-£24,000

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Job Description

  • Permanent
  • London
  • 2021-04-29
  • Job Reference: LB 1123400

A busy digital content agency is looking for an Assistant Accountant to support the Senior Accountant and Production Accountant and work closely with the Financial Controller.
This is a newly created role due to continued growth within the business and will give you the opportunity to make the role your own. You will have responsibility for assisting with the preparation of monthly management accounts along with supporting the business as it embarks on its next stage of growth.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist with preparation of monthly management accounts of US entities and other group entities as growth requires
  • Assist with month end balance sheet reconciliations and journals
  • Provide US sales ledger and billing support, in conjunction with Sales Ledger Assistant, as volumes require
  • Management of month end accrued / deferred income journals to ensure correct revenue recognition
  • Management of system and billing of paid media and ad sales and month end revenue and cost recognition workings
  • Reconciliation and posting of US credit card transactions and staff expenses claims
  • Provide purchase and sales ledger support to the wider group as required
  • Assisting with quarterly reporting to clients and reconciliation of invoices received
  • Liaising with various internal and external business partners to provide financial information as required
  • Preparation of quarterly VAT returns for group companies
  • Assist Financial Operations Manager with future projects as required

About you

  • Degree educated with 2.1 or above
  • Studying towards ACCA/CIMA or AAT
  • You MUST have a minimum 3+ years in media, ideally TV/digital production
  • Solid finance experience with strong knowledge of Finance function and month end requirements
  • Strong systems experience with Excel knowledge to advanced level. Knowledge of Octopus PMI/Sage accounting systems
  • Experience in business partnering with various internal and external stakeholders

Due to the high volume of applications received, regrettably only successful candidates will be contacted

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