Assistant Management Accountant - Media

Job Title: Assistant Management Accountant - Media
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £24000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH51112
Contact Name: Rachel Scott
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 16, 2016 11:10

Job Description

Handle Recruitment are looking for a confident Bookkeeper to work with a successful, dynamic and fast paced media company, based in Central London.

This role will require a candidate who is self-sufficient and able to work on their own initiate. Working in a team of 3, this role reports into a fantastic Finance Manager and Finance Director and will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Sales invoicing - ensuring that all invoices are raised
  • Control of credit control function.
  • Posting cash receipts and allocation thereof, chasing clients for further information when necessary.
  • Ensuring correct audit trail of information
  • Flagging timing of invoices across month ends for deferred and accrued revenue.
  • Scanning and posting multi-currency purchase invoices
  • Control of purchase invoices authorisation process from order approval to invoice approval
  • Proposing payment runs for approval by the Finance Manager
  • Raising the payment run from approved list for approval
  • Control of petty cash & credit cards
  • Ensuring correct audit trail of information
  • Balance sheet reconciliations (of all nominal accounts) for monthly accounts pack
  • Bank Reconciliations in GBP and USD
  • Control of fixed assets and depreciation policies
  • Control of the inter-company accounts and their reconciliation.
  • Preparation of draft divisional and company monthly management accounts for review by the CFO
  • Quarterly VAT reconciliations and returns
  • Quarterly preparation of the USA sales tax returns
  • Completion of Monthly government business returns
  • Cash flow forecasting and reporting
  • Checking of payroll to original documentation
  • Preparation of Annual audit file & Liaising with Auditors

To be considered for this role, we are looking for:

  • 2-3 years of relevant experience within a finance role
  • Previous experience of processing VAT returns
  • Relevant accountancy qualifications
  • Able to work on a sole basis
  • An active interest in the media industry

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.