Accounts Assistant - Music and Live Events

Job Title: Accounts Assistant - Music and Live Events
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £0.00 - £25000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH58114_1491322809
Contact Name: Rebecca Elian
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 04, 2017 17:20

Job Description

Handle are proud to recruit a Finance Assistant for an industry leading music and live entertainment company. This role focuses on supporting the finance function of live events, with a strong focus on bookkeeping and monitoring financial performance and event operations.

This is an excellent junior role, offering the opportunity for a committed candidate to establish themselves in a unique organisation.

This role will include, but is not limited to:

  • Bookkeeping duties using Sage, including:
  • Maintaining all company ledgers
  • Processing of invoices
  • Preparing and posting all payments (multi-currency), ensuring that invoices are paid in a timely manner, based on due dates and payment terms
  • Creating new AP accounts and maintenance of AP database
  • Raise AR invoices, record receipts and chase outstanding balances
  • Fortnightly reconciliation of AP, AR & bank accounts to TB
  • Further company administrative support (VAT Returns, Company Secretarial)
  • Monitoring of event spend against set budgets
  • Reporting business performance against budgets to the management team
  • Monitoring and reporting of event cash flows
  • Operational tasks eg. festival ticketing and developing festival cash processes
  • Supporting the team in other areas of the advisory business
  • Developing relationships with promoters and other personnel in the industry
  • Assistance in audits
  • Adhoc duties as required
  • Deal with any queries on a timely basis
  • Preparation of year end accounts
  • On-site festival work

We are looking for someone with a strong work ethic and a conscientious attitude. The ideal candidate will have a passion for music, festivals and live entertainment, with two years' minimum experience of bookkeeping and accountancy. Knowledge of Sage and music/entertainment industry is preferred.

This is a fantastic opportunity, apply today!

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.