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David Shiell MD/Founder
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Finance Assistant Creative Agency

Salary Up to £27,000 Pro-Rata

This is a varied Finance Role within a successful and fast-growing marketing business based in Central London. There will be a team of four – working under the Head of Finance and Management Accountant. This position will be mainly responsible for accounts receivable and payable. This role offers a great opportunity to learn and develop

The role will involve working closely with non finance people to ensure invoicing is accurate and timely- so good communication skills are important.

A new Accounting system is being implemented and you will be expected to become a super-user of that system to bring efficiencies and improvements to key business processes. There will also be involvement with month-end and year-end accounts in the role.

Finance Assistant Main tasks and responsibilities:

Accounting

  • Assisting with month-end management reports.
  • Assisting with year-end preparation of accounts.
  • Monitoring and processing staff expenses.
  • Reconciling group bank accounts (including foreign currency accounts) and providing group treasury with monthly cash reports (previous experience using Bellin would be beneficial).
  • Managing and reconciling intercompany balances.
  • Managing and reconciling prepayments and accruals.
  • Management of the studio’s projects and solution campaigns.

Accounts payable and receivable:

  • Raising sales invoices and related Talent documentation, e.g. self-bills and commission invoices. This will include the review of contracts to ensure invoices are being raised correctly and in a timely manner.
  • Ensuring work-flow tracking and billing spreadsheet is up to date and accurate to enable efficient billing.
  • Processing of all purchase invoices, and raising and monitoring of purchase orders where relevant.
  • Performing weekly payment runs.
  • Providing credit control and being main point of contact for both customers and suppliers.

Finance Assistant key attributes required:

  • At least 2 years’ experience working in a fast-paced finance environment.
  • Experience working with diverse revenue streams, including royalties & revenue share agreements.
  • Confident with basic accounting principles
  • Good A Level education and GCSE’s in English and Mathematics.
  • Experience with VAT returns and good understanding of basic VAT concepts.
  • Competent Excel user.
  • Experience with Sage 50 is useful for legacy purposes but not essential.
  • Experience with Paprika or a similar job costing system.
  • Excellent oral and written communication.
  • Conscientious and diligent with a strong attention to detail.
  • A self-starter and confident individual who can manage own workload.
  • Organised and can take ownership of ad hoc administrative responsibilities.
  • Energetic, personable and positive person
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