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Client Payments Assistant - Television

  • Location: City of London
  • Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 year ago

  • Sector: finance
  • Type: office-based
  • Contact: Jaimie Rozanski
  • Contact Email:
  • Expiry Date: 20 April 2024
  • Job Ref: 102983

Handle are delighted to be assisting a globally recognised television production company in their search for a clients payments assistant, this role will be five days a week in their West London offices!

The role is to provide financial and administrative support to the Finance team, with the primary focus of the role being to support the client payment and accounts payable processes. The client payment function is responsible for ensuring our clients are accurately paid in a timely manner for their work across all divisions.


* Preparing client payment runs, including drafting client statements for manager approval, ensuring income is appropriately commissioned and setting up client payment runs on Bankline.

* Dealing with internal stakeholders in relation to client queries and client payment run process.

* Raising and coding sales orders as required. Preparing and raising invoices as required.

* Dealing with queries and any issues relating to invoices and payments.

* Preparing daily BACS income information and inputting sales receipts into the accounting system.

* Reviewing and chasing debtors as required.

* Assisting other Finance staff as required.

* Assisting preparation of ad hoc business analysis.

* General administrative tasks and support for the Team.

* Ensuring efficiency of the end-to-end process and pro-actively identify opportunities for process improvement and commercial enhancement.

* Assisting with the transition from our existing client payment system to the new system currently being implemented.


* Will have experience of working in a similar role (e.g. client payment processing, payroll administration, accounts payable clerk).

* Self-starter who can equally thrive in an environment where they need to take the initiative.

* Record of effective collaboration across teams and a positive attitude to change.

* Excellent communication skills.

* Basic Excel skills.

* Highly organised with the ability to work to tight deadlines.

* Excellent attention to detail.

* A keen interest in the media, but no prior experience required.

This is a unique and rare opportunity to work within the television and media sector due to high demand we ill not be able to respond to everyone who applies but successful candidates should hear back within five working days.

Apply now.

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.