Commercial Accountant - Creative - London

Job Title: Commercial Accountant - Creative - London
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London, England
Salary: Up to £35000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBHCA11022019
Contact Name: Charley Callier
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 11, 2020 15:45

Job Description

Commercial Accountant - Media Agency - Central London

My client a growing Creative agency based in Central London have created a new position for a Commercial Accountant to join the team on a permanent basis. This Commercial Accountant reports directly into the Commercial WIP Manager and is responsible for managing client finances, producing monthly management accounts and building professional relationships.

PLEASE NOTE: This is a 14 month contract role

Key Responsibilities:

  • To support the client project reconciliation process and to close down jobs in the Maconomy job costing system.
  • Preparation of client budget reconciliations for 'final' review with the relevant Commercial Manager/Director and Commercial WIP Manager
  • Work closely with the Commercial WIP Manager to ensure that all financial matters are up to date and presented concisely
  • To ensure that client funding is in-line with commitments and client budgets are aligned accordingly
  • Liaise with project team members to ensure that all client budgets are up-to-date and registered correctly
  • Monitor and advise the Project Managers and Commercial Manager with all projects financial 'health' and overall Work-In-Progress status.
  • Ensure that projects are opened in Maconomy, invoiced to client in-line with any agreed schedules and that cash-flow is prepared and monitored where required.
  • Preparation of ad-hoc project financial information as requested by Commercial WIP Manager and/or Commercial Manager
  • Prepare management information and analyses where requested.
  • Provide support and training on Maconomy to Account team and other non-finance employees.
  • Fulfilling the role in compliance with company policies and procedures, for example (but not limited) ISO documentation, Information Security training.

Key Skills:

  • Must have financial and commercial experience, preferably gained from working in a similar role
  • Experience working within an agency / advertising, events, billing type environment
  • Stong Excel skills (to Macro level is desirable)
  • Experience using Maconomy is desirable
  • Excellent inter-personal skills and confidence to build internal and external relationships
  • Attention to detail
  • Good organisation skills and the ability to priortise work load
  • Adaptable and self motivated

Apply today!

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