Assistant Accountant

Magpie Recruitment
02 Feb 2017
02 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Overall Purpose:

  • Responsible for Sales Ledger and Credit Control
  • To administrate and manage all legal Contracts on the database system.
  • Responsible for day to day general office management.
  • To administrate and manage Payroll , and all HR templates and contracts.
  • Being a source of back up for the Finance department.


  1. Raise invoices and credit notes in a timely manner.
  2. Ensure all sales ledgers are closed on month end.
  3. Contact all customers with balances in excess of their terms.
  4. Posting of deferred income
  5. Checking royalty statements and raising royalty invoices when necessary.
  6. Filling out double taxation forms and recording withholding tax.
  7. Responsible for managing author contracts, ensuring contracts are signed on a timely basis and scanned and added to database.
  8. Responsible for maintaining HR templates and documentation.
  9. Scanning contracts and HR documentation onto the database.
  10. Maintaining auto enrolment pension templates and sending out paperwork when appropriate.
  11. Entering monthly payroll adjustments on third party payroll software.
  12. Responsible for maintaining Rights Reversions system. Ensuring requests for reversion of rights from an author are sent to the correct person and dealt with in a timely manner.
  13. Assisting with other Legal matters including Trademarks management and Data Protection.
  14. Check missing back up list monthly to ensure all sales are invoiced.
  15. Assist Management Accountant with posting journals and ad hoc requests.
  16. Preparing daily cash forecast
  17. Reconcile bank accounts each month.
  18. Be a source of backup to other members of the Finance Department.