WIP & Billing Accountant - Communications / PR

Job Title: WIP & Billing Accountant - Communications / PR
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH68443
Contact Name: Nabilah Ali
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 04, 2018 11:13

Job Description

WIP & Billing Accountant - Communications / PR

My client, a leading brand-building and communications partner based in London to join the finance team to manage WIP costs for all client projects.

This is a critical role where candidates will need to have previous WIP experience and candidates that have come from a PR background are highly desirable.

You will need to be a clear communicator as this is a client facing role where you will be required to build and maintain relationships.

Main responsibilities for the WIP & Billing Accountant

  • Managing WIP costs for all client projects
  • ensure all costs have been posted correctly
  • budget reconciliations, comparing actual to estimated and ensuring results are communicated
  • Managing all company credit cards
  • Producing client invoices for all departments
  • Preparing backup and sending all client expense invoices out
  • Dealing with client queries
  • Dealing with external audit queries
  • Updating client lists for our suppliers
  • Tracking all costs
  • Reporting on profitability of recharge costs and highlighting reasons for any losses
  • Ensuring staff are following correct procedures - PO system, company credit card, mailing form, timesheets, freelancer form, conference call form

Requirements for the WIP & Billing Accountant

  • WIP experience is a must!
  • Demonstrated experience in a similar role
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Understanding of double entry
  • Knowledge of Paprika would be desirable
  • Previous experience in finance and willing to progress in the sector
  • Excellent accuracy and attention to detail
  • PR industry experience is highly desirable

Please apply today if you are interested as my client is looking to book in interviews ASAP J


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