Accounts Assistant

Profiles Creative
London (Central)
09 Mar 2018
18 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
The ideal candidate will be highly numerate and will have a logical and methodical approach to their work. They will possess good Excel skills, excellent written and verbal communication skills and have some experience working in an accounts team.
The role will be reporting directly into the Financial Controller of the business, and helping the day-to-day running of the Finance tasks alongside the Credit Controller. The company is a busy and fast-paced environment so the right candidate for this role will be quick to learn and develop and able to work diligently to a fast pace.

Role Responsibilities -

Our business has a thriving weekly contractor book so the main function of the role is to ensure the smooth running of all aspects of this including;

*Ensuring that freelancers are up to date with their compliance before they are added to the system.
*Managing and chasing missing timesheets and Purchase Orders from Clients so that we can complete the payment runs efficiently
*Verifying the timesheet approvals and then generating the Client and Self-Bill invoices
*Ensuring new Clients are set-up correctly and all information required is collected
*Providing weekly updates to the business on Gross Profit from the Freelance process
*Loading the weekly payment run to the bank for approval
*Answering queries from Freelancers and the sales team
*Reconciling the weekly payment process to accounts ledgers

In addition to this there will be the main accounts duties which will include;

*Staff Expenses (Checking, posting and paying according to policy)
*Accounts Payable (Purchase Orders, Scanning, matching, posting and payment runs)
*Bank posting and reconciliation
*Assisting with the Month-end Management duties such as Accruals, Prepayments, Profit and Loss reconciliations
*Various reporting to the business
*Process improvements
*Ad Hoc tasks as required by management and the Financial Controller
*Departmental analysis and reporting
*Reviewing and updating supplier contracts

About the Company:
Profiles Creative have been connecting the very best talent in the creative industry to the finest brands and agencies since 2002. We work with the most talented people across Design, Ecommerce, Marketing, PR & Comms and Client Services, partnering with the most innovative agencies, as well as top fashion houses, luxury brands, global retailers, and cutting edge travel & leisure companies.

We've got the London market covered, but where we stand out is that we also work across the Home Counties, South West and the wider UK, offering the most comprehensive coverage of any creative recruitment company.

We work on freelance, permanent and contract roles in all of our divisions and sectors, ensuring that we can fulfil all of our client and candidates recruitment needs, all under one roof.

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