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Finance Assistant - Creative - Central London

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

Posted 8 days ago

  • Sector: finance
  • Contact: Charley Callier
  • Contact Email:
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 25 December 2021
  • Job Ref: BBBH25112021

Finance Assistant - Creative Business Management - Central London

A new Finance Assistant position has opened up in a Creative Business Management company based in Central London. This Finance Assistant role will be responsible for the day to day running of Accounts Payable and Receivable duties along with helping to support the wider finance team with other necessary financial aspects.

This Finance Assistant role will work closely with the Head of Finance, in a friendly collaborative work environment. They are looking for someone who is hands on, has a can do attitude and someone who is a team player.

Key responsibilities:

  • Seek necessary supplier invoice approval, follow by inputting into Sage and arranging bank payment for weekly payment run
  • Assist in implementing new AP Automation software (Zahara)
  • Reconcile bank and credit card statements in Sage
  • Create monthly credit card expense reports for senior managers and seek approval before uploading journal to Sage
  • Dealing with supplier invoice queries including from suppliers and internal team
  • Creating various sales invoices including recharge invoices and post on Sage
  • Upload or create ad-hoc journals
  • Update and maintain database
  • Liaise with membership engagement team with any changes to database for accuracy of the information
  • Highlight any new hereditament come into rating which are not in the database, check with membership engagement team for correct occupier and owner details
  • Work on credit balances
  • Download, separate and save levy invoices from portal (daily as well as large batch at year end for the new financial year invoicing cycle)
  • Create statements for each members for any outstanding invoices
  • Email levy invoices to members financial contacts for prompt payment and regular follow ups to achieve pre-pandemic levels recovery
  • Prepare weekly collection rates reports
  • Update database with payments status using weekly reports
  • Create and maintain payment plan list
  • Create and maintain levy credit control log with all communication details including resolved and unresolved issued and actions taken.
  • Assist with any other ad-hoc projects and tasks

Key skills:

  • Commercial and business awareness
  • Previous experience working in a Finance function including AP and AR duties
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbally
  • High numeracy and sound technical skills with double entry knowledge
  • Problem-solving skills and initiative, logical thinking
  • Strong attention to detail and an investigative nature
  • The ability to work as part of a team and to build strong working relationships
  • Good knowledge of Sage 50 accounting software

Apply today!

Handle actively welcomes applicants from under-represented backgrounds

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to respond to everyone. If you have not heard from us within 5 working days of sending your CV then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for the position you have applied for.