Assistant Accountant

Job Title: Assistant Accountant
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London, England
Salary: £25000.00 - £29000 per annum
Start Date: 22/04/2019
Reference: BBBH74667
Contact Name: Dora Hepworth
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 03, 2019 16:48

Job Description

A Leading International Music Agency are recruiting a newly created Assistant Management Accountant position in their growing team. The Assistant Management Accountant will be a key support for the Financial Controller and CFO in assisting with month end procedures; including balance sheet reconciliations, income and expense, foreign currency, completing weekly and monthly bank reconciliations, journals, recharges and VAT:

This role will also assist the Financial Controller with a systems implementation, from Sage to Quickbooks.

This role is being offered as a 6 month Fixed Term Contract, starting as soon as possilbe:

Key responsibilities:

  • Completing weekly and monthly bank reconciliations from bank statements
  • Month end procedures; credit card and cash collection reconciliations, petty cash journals and recharges
  • Posting of purchase invoices, credit notes, cash and allocation of payments
  • Dealing with supplier queries
  • Accounts Receivable
  • Accounts Payable
  • PayPal and credit card account reconciliations
  • Balance sheet reconciliations
  • Assist with VAT
  • Assistant with migrating data from Sage to QuickBooks
  • Other ad-hoc duties according to the needs of the business.

Key Skillset:

  • AAT studier or degree in finance (or equivalent)
  • Experience with Quickbooks
  • Experience in reconciliation work
  • Any experience in dealing with foreign currencies advantageous but not essential
  • Proficiency in MS Office (MS Excel and MS Outlook, in particular)
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to multi-task and prioritise work.
  • Work well as part of a team
  • Attention to detail and problem solving skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong work ethic and the ability to work well under pressure and long hours.
  • Strong organisational and planning skills in a fast-paced environment.

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