Client Accounts Assistant/Accounts Receivable

Job Title: Client Accounts Assistant/Accounts Receivable
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London, England
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH77816
Contact Name: Dora Hepworth
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 26, 2019 13:05

Job Description

Handle are partnering with an Internationally Leading Talent Management Agency to recruit a Client Accounts Assistant. This position will be focused on various accounting tasks and will be responsible for providing accurate, timely accounting information to assist in decision-making. This is a perfect opportunity for a professional who thrives in a fast-paced, dynamic accounting environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Supporting Agents and Assistants in finalising settlements leading to preparation and review of invoices and statements
  • Liaising with banks over any payment difficulties and tracking problems
  • Ensure Accounting files are maintained and kept up to date
  • Tracking, allocating and chasing deposits
  • Processing payments to clients
  • Handle agent/client/manager/tour accountant emails regarding cash receipt, settlements, and client payments
  • Match and apply cash receipts to payment lines on booking reports (i.e. cash receipt application)
  • Correct misapplied receipts by carrying out processes such as refunds or transferring funds
  • Work with team members to resolve held funds or other Trust accounting issues as needed in a timely manner
  • Managing client trust accounts and liaising with music assistants in-regards to accounting changes
  • Perform other assigned tasks and duties necessary to support the Trust Accounts team
  • Support system and process improvement projects

Key Skillset:

  • Good basic knowledge and experience of accounting, including bank reconciliations and multi-currency transactions
  • Experience with Excel and Outlook
  • Conscientious worker with attention to accuracy and detail
  • Ability to work under multiple tight deadlines and prioritize effectively
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills when dealing with both internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to be a team player with a conscientious and motivated attitude
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Experience working in an Accounts Receivable team desirable
  • Experience working in the Media and Entertainment industry desirable

Handle Recruitment is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.