Accounts Assistant - publishing

Recruiter
RGDuncan-Senior Finance Recruitment Specialists
Location
London
Salary
23000.0000
Posted
07 Feb 2017
Closes
07 Mar 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Exciting opportunity for an Accounts Assistant to join a long established publisher based in modern bright offices in London.

Working alongside the accounts manager, you will be involved in checking and inputting a large volume of sales and royalty information and bookkeeping up to trial balance. It is a busy role demanding accuracy and good attention to detail where experience of book or music publishing would be an advantage.

It would be an ideal role for a book lover or a creative person who appreciates a calm and friendly environment.

Key Duties

  • Process royalty statements, advances income and payments received
  • Process 6 monthly royalty payments from major publishers
  • Chase overdue statements and monies due from UK & overseas publishers.
  • Liaise with and help to resolve queries from authors, agents and publishers
  • Prepare payment runs, inter-account bank transfers & invoices
  • Request reversion of rights from publishers
  • Pay company bills
  • Perform bank reconciliations on a monthly basis..
  • Monitor & reconcile credit card statements
  • Manage mobile phone contracts
  • Provide focal point for IT issues and liaise with external IT maintenance provider.

Skills and experience required

  • Accounts payable from invoice approval to payment
  • Accounts receivable including credit control
  • Excellent bank and account reconciliation skills
  • Strong Excel
  • A love of books would be an advantage
  • Very well organised
  • Accurate and thorough with good attention to detail
  • Part-qualified or qualified by experience

To Apply

Send a brief covering letter outlining your relevant experience and why you would be a good fit for the role and company. Due to high volume we will only reply to short-listed candidates.