Accounts assistant

Job Title: Accounts assistant
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London, England
Salary: £24000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Reference: BBBH63864
Contact Name: Dora Bagshaw
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 13, 2018 14:15

Job Description

Accounts Assistant:

Working closely with the Finance Manger, the Accounts Assistant will be responsible assisting with month end activities, withholding tax, client payments and reconciliations.

This is a 12 month contract, starting in January 2018:

Key responsibilities and duties include:

  • Processing client payments
  • Checking and logging incoming client payments
  • Liaising with banks over any payment difficulties and tracking problems
  • Ensure Accounting files are maintained and kept up to date
  • Depositing and Process all incoming monies for clients and preparation
  • Invoicing clients for commission and preparing remittance advice
  • Running reports to track commission due
  • Managing client accounts and liaising with finance any problems
  • Liaising with US office to coordinate US tax exemption / withholding tax
  • Maintain a detailed reconciliation of GBP, Euro, USD and AUD accounts
  • Photocopying, filing and sending payment paperwork to clients

The successful candidate will have:

  • Previous experience in an accounting role, with demonstrable understanding of VAT, withholding taxes, etc.
  • Strong IT skills, particularly regarding accounting software, advanced Excel skills and the proven ability to master other software
  • Experience within a similar role, preferably within the media/music industry
  • A hard-working ethic
  • A professional and flexible attitude adaptable
  • Strong communication skills a team player with excellent written and oral skills with the ability to work effectively with a wide range of people
  • Excellent time management skills, with ability to work to tight deadlines
  • High motivation and ability to work on own initiative
  • Excellent attention to detail, even under pressure
  • A passion for working with numbers and the ability to build strong relationships and work successfully and professionally across the whole organisation

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.