Accounts Assistant

Prysm Media Group
11 Mar 2018
18 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Why work at Prysm Group?

With a portfolio of 36 well-established events, the multi award winning PRYSM Group is the UK’s biggest independent trade exhibition organiser, and recognised as one of the most progressive exhibition organisers in the world. With a current year on year growth of 50%, the last 12 months have seen us grow from 80 to 190 employees and open new offices in Bristol City Centre and Truro.

The Success of Prysm Group is built on a strong work ethic, work culture and the passion and commitment from our talented staff. In the last 5 years alone, both our shows and our staff have been nominated and won multiple awards, from UK’s best Trade Show to EN Awards best newcomer.

With the recent acquisition of RWM, our portfolio is now split into 9 different brands; business, marketing, environmental, design, rural & leisure, legal, sport, medical and hospitality. With a 12 month plan of launching 10 new shows, both local and international, this is a really exciting time to join Prysm Group and grow with us.

What’s the opportunity?

Due to rapid expansion a new role in the accounts team has arisen. This is a varied role with great opportunities to expand your knowledge in all aspects of the accounts function.

You will initially be responsible for predominately the Purchase Ledger function of the business ensuring all invoices and expenses are checked, authorised and posted in a timely and accurate manner. You will be overseen by the Internal Accountant and Assistant Accountant.

In the future there will also be opportunities to support the Internal Accountant in Year End Accounts, budget control, general ledger journals, prepayments and accruals, fixed assets and various other ad-hoc tasks.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Overall responsibility for all aspects of the Purchase Ledger function.

  • Various reconciliations including Intercompany, manual excel ledgers to accounts system checks and balance sheet control accounts

  • Keeping the company registers up to date and filing mandatory forms including stock transfer forms and confirmation statements

  • Providing support for the Assistant Accountant in their role.

  • VAT Returns

Must Haves:

  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience within an accounts role

  • An ambitious and passionate approach to work

  • A good knowledge of the Microsoft suite (Especially excel)

  • Experience with accounting software like Xero (Desirable)

  • An excellent attention to detail

  • Experience working to deadlines

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