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Financial management Accountant - Media

Job Title: Financial management Accountant - Media
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Industry:
Salary: £32000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Additional Benefits
Reference: BBBH62082
Contact Name: Rebecca O'ferrall
Contact Email: rebecca.oferrall@handle.co.uk
Job Published: October 10, 2017 17:11

Job Description

One of the Internets fastest-growing, award winning, media start-ups are seeking a Financial Management Accountant to join their growing team.


MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage the P+Ls and balance sheets of UK and US company, and work closely with Israel company bookkeepers to consolidate Group results
  • Ensure inter-company transactions and accounts are accurately posted and reconciled
  • Manage the Finance Assistant and have oversight of purchase ledger - invoice posting, reconciliations and weekly payment runs to freelancers, suppliers, and employee expenses, in multiple currencies to 40+ countries, and in close liaison with internal teams such as commissioning editors and production teams
  • Resolving supplier, freelancer and internal queries promptly and efficiently
  • Working with sales teams to post monthly sales invoices and ensure efficient collection and reconciliation of monies due
  • Liaising with UK payroll company, posting payroll journals and authorising salary payments
  • Ensuring accurate recording of all costs and revenue in the P+L, and variance analysis to budget
  • Timely and accurate bank reconciliations, and management and posting of company credit cards
  • Ad hoc tasks to support the finance manager and FD


DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Part-qualified (ideally mid-stage) CIMA/ACCA with 2-3 years' experience in an accountant or assistant accountant role
  • Experience of multi-currency high-volume payments an advantage
  • Experience in a media, tech or publishing company beneficial
  • Be confident in using Excel
  • Good understanding of accounting systems (preferably Xero but not essential)
  • Great communication skills, someone who can deal with people at all levels and in all disciplines
  • Be an excellent team player

Apply now to avoid disappointment!

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.