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Accounts Assistant - Publishing

  • Location: City of London
  • Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 5 months ago

  • Sector: finance
  • Type: hybrid
  • Contact: Jaimie Rozanski
  • Contact Email:
  • Expiry Date: 26 November 2023
  • Job Ref: 1012989

Handle are delighted to be working with a revered book publisher in their search for an accounts assistant, this is an amazing opportunity for an individual who is interested in working in a creative and dynamic environment!

The overall responsibility will be assisting in the smooth running of the Accounts Department, including but not limited to:

· Coding and posting purchase invoices

· Raising sales invoices

· Credit control

· Maintaining sales and purchase ledgers

· Bank reconciliation (GBP/EUR/USD)

· Posting and allocating payments

· Preparing remittance advices

· Processing employees expenses

· Petty cash maintenance and reconciliation

· Prepayments and accruals

· Journal postings

· Handling queries from suppliers and customers

· Ad-hoc duties when required

· Prepare royalty payment runs twice a year and distribute all statements to agents and authors.

Experience with Sage 200 would be advantageous but not essential, as well as a medium to high working knowledge of Excel and previous experience in an accounts assistant role.

The ideal candidate will be a self-starter who is fastidious, can hit the ground running and is able to demonstrate good communicative skills and an ability to deal with a high workload.

This is a great opportunity to gain experience in an exciting and challenging industry, and to contribute to the effective running of the accounts department.

Handle actively welcomes applicants from under-represented backgrounds - we pride ourselves on attracting the best talent for every opportunity through a commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion.