Uni versalEXTRAS Ltd
Iver Heath
15 Apr 2018
18 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

An exciting opportunity to work in the film and entertainment industry at a fresh, vibrant and fast paced company, based inside the world-famous Pinewood Studios. You will provide support in accounts, general administration and HR. With increasing demand for our services, we are looking for an enthusiastic and confident team player to join our established and very rapidly expanding team.

Uni-versalEXTRAS are a highly successful Extras casting agency. We have supplied extras, walk-ons, background and supporting artists for TV, Film, and Commercials for well over ten years. Our extensive client base includes: the BBC, ITV, DreamWorks, Warner Bros, Sony, Universal, Paramount and many others.

Job Summary:

  • Salary: £20,000 per annum
  • Job Type: Full-time, permanent
  • Please only apply if you have easy access to Pinewood Film Studios, Iver Heath.

Key tasks:

  • Logging of all purchase ledger and sales ledger entries on Sage Line 50
  • Allocation of payments
  • Preparation of supplier payments
  • Bank reconciliations. Logging all outgoing payments (debit card, cash withdrawals, store cards etc). Logging incoming payments (direct debits, electronic payment) against site income.
  • Exporting of data to Sage Line 50
  • PAYE preparation
  • Time sheet administration and salary reconciliations
  • Pension administration
  • Inputting of journals monthly and annually
  • Control of petty cash administration and reconciliation
  • Be a point of contact for telephone/email queries pertaining to accounts issues from our artists
  • Liaising with HMRC, DWP and other government agencies
  • Chasing Artists’ time sheets and calculating fees
  • Invoicing and credit control
  • Speaking to clients (production companies)
  • Checking and verifying 'right to work’ documentation for Artists
  • Performing local banking as required
  • Photocopying and filing

On the job training will be given, but the successful candidate must possess and be able to demonstrate the following;

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience as an Accounts Administrator or Bookkeeper
  • Minimum of 1 years’ Sage Line 50 experience
  • Ability to manage a diverse workload and work in a fast-moving environment providing accurate and timely information to a high standard
  • Working knowledge of Sage Payroll, PAYE and pension administration, computerised management system
  • Great communications skills with a friendly and flexible approach which facilitates the development of the team and business
  • GCSE Maths and English A-C grade
  • Highly IT literate with advanced Excel skills
  • Organised and meticulous with excellent attention to detail
  • Able to prioritise workload effectively
  • Able to concentrate and do data entry at an efficient pace for sustained periods
  • Strong numeracy skills
  • Fluency in English with excellent inter-personal skills and a professional phone manner
  • A pro-active can-do attitude, with the ability to work well when under pressure
  • Can take direction well and be a team player
  • Willingness to learn
  • Able to manage confidential information
  • Committed to delivering to deadlines

It is the nature of working for a small business that tasks and responsibilities are on occasion unpredictable and varied, so to retain flexibility this job description is not an exhaustive list of duties and the post holder will be required to undertake any other reasonable duties

Please send a covering letter and CV explaining why you would be suitable for this position.

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