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Bookkeeper - Media, Entertainment & Technology

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Careers at handle
  • Contact: Ricci Gowland
  • Contact Email: ricci.gowland@handle.co.uk
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 20 February 2022
  • Job Ref: BBBH94617

Our client is an innovative global community platform which hosts for a variety of industries across Media, Entertainment & Technology and are looking for an experienced Bookkeeper to join their London team.

The role will be working closely with the CFO and assisting the finance team on:

  • Providing timely and accurate financial information to the CEO and project leaders and advise/support them with financial issues.
  • Assist the CFO with ongoing finance projects and business administration
  • Assist the finance team as necessary with general accounting duties
  • Work with the CFO and budget holder to create clear accurate budgets and provide timely and accurate forecasts against budget
  • Work with the CFO to model and report on new business initiatives
  • To prepare monthly trial balance and assist in the preparation of the monthly management accounts
  • Prepare other financial/management information and analysis required
  • Support the CFO in preparing the annual financial statements and generally assist with the annual audit
  • Support the CFO with business administration tasks such as the administration of company insurance policies
  • Crete sales invoices and credit notes as required
  • Prepare, reconcile, and file quarterly UK and Dutch VAT returns
  • Make corrections on the purchase and sales ledgers as and when necessary
  • Ensure purchase invoices are coded correctly
  • Ensure company credit cards are correctly entered and coded
  • Reconcile balance sheet accounts and make corrections as and when necessary
  • Calculate and post year end prepayments

The ideal candidate

  • Will have a recognised accountancy qualification (AAT/CIMA/ACCA)
  • Experience working with a creative business

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.