Client Accounts Assistant

Finance and Accountancy - GBP32000£32,000

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Job Description

  • Permanent
  • London
  • 2022-01-07
  • Job Reference: LB1225425

A leading entertainment talent agency is looking for a Client Accounts Assistant on a temp-perm basis to sit within the Accounts Receivable function and provide support to the Talent Departments and reports to the Finance Manager.

This is a fast-paced busy role and will require someone who is very keen to get stuck in. They envisage the right candidate getting up to speed quite quickly with all aspects of receivable finance. There are also exciting upcoming projects including the implementation of a new system for them to support with. The successful candidate will have experience within transactional finance, energy and personality. We have a great team environment and a creative and inclusive culture.

Main daily activities:  

  • Processing client payments (using Navision)
  • Logging client payments.
  • Close liaison with banks regarding tracking problems and payment difficulties.
  • Updating and maintaining accounts files.
  • Processing client payments.
  • Running commission reports.
  • Invoicing clients and preparing remittance advice.
  • Reconciliation of multi-currency accounts. (USD / EURO /GBP /AUD)
  • Managing client accounts and liaising with them about accounting changes.
  • Client Payments for departments (Literature / Digital / Music and other small talent departments.
  • Working in a team of 3 other Client Accounts Receivable Assistants, the new starter will be the fourth member in the accounts receivable team.
  • Process payments into Bank of America for transfer.

What we are looking for in an Accounts Client Talent Assistant:  

  • 2+ years’ experience in Accounts Receivable/Credit
  • Intermediate / Excellent Excel skills
  • Ability to perform in a fast pace environment
  • Outgoing and confident personality
  • Build and maintain good relationships with assistants, agents and clients by understanding their operations and determining how best to ensure payment terms are met.
  • Have previous accounts experience, ideally coming from a creative agency background, or within media, legal or the property sector as they use Trust accounting.
  • AAT qualified or working towards qualifications.

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