Assistant Accountant - Media & Events

Job Title: Assistant Accountant - Media & Events
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: London, England
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH8951
Contact Name: Joanne Ayliffe
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 04, 2019 11:52

Job Description

A fantastic new opportunity has just become available for a confident and experienced Assistant Accountant to join a fast growing agency within the media and events sector. They are looking for someone who has experience in a fast paced finance role assisting with month end duties. Based in their central London office and reporting to the Head of Finance, key responsibilities of the role will include:

  • Accounts Payable duties including posting invoices, supplier payments and resolving queries
  • Accounts Receivable duties including billing, posting customer payments and assisting with credit control
  • Client reporting
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Preparing and submitting quarterly VAT returns
  • Month balance sheet reconciliations
  • Intercompany transactions
  • Ad hoc accounting tasks and reporting as required

The successful candidate should be confident and proactive with excellent communication skills - both written and spoken. Strong Excel skills are essential for this role. You should have a thorough understanding of double entry bookkeeping and be able to work under pressure to a high level of accuracy with excellent attention to detail. If this sounds like you and you are available on short notice, please get in touch today!

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