Company Accountant (Contract, part-time)

Burlington Magazine Publication Limited
London (Central)
16 May 2018
15 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

The Burlington Magazine

Company Accountant (Contract, part-time)

The Burlington Magazine, the world’s leading monthly English-language, not-for-profit journal of art history, is seeking a part-time, contract company accountant on a long-term basis to help with its top to bottom financials. You will need to handle annual audits, company banking, complete full sets of financial statements and be involved in the commercial aspects of the business's finance including budgeting and forecasting, as well as providing financial data for commercial business decisions.

This is a flexible, part-time role for 3 days per week, some of which can be done from home. You will have accountancy qualifications, ideally using Access cloud-based software and some experience in the charity or publishing sectors.

The Magazine’s office is based in central London and it is a great place to work. The successful candidate will join a small and friendly team who enjoy working together.

The salary is up to £50k per annum, pro-rata, depending on experience.


• The management of all the finance functions
• Monthly, quarterly and annual reporting and accounting for the Magazine and its parent Foundations
• Monitoring and reporting on the Group investments


Managing all accounting functions
• Production of Management accounts
• Production of Financial accounts
• Audit files
• Statutory accounts
• Maintenance of Sales Ledger
• Maintenance of Purchase Ledger
• Maintenance of Nominal Ledger
• Monthly bank reconciliations
• Monthly control accounts
• Managing cash flow
• Managing inter-company balances
• Monitoring the financial aspect of subscription reporting

Financial Reporting
• VAT returns and EC sales lists
• Company House returns
• Charity Commission returns
• Tax returns

Administrative functions
• Payroll
• Pension payments

Group Investments
• Monitoring and tracking of investments
• Production of Quarterly report
• Production of other reports
• With the MD, liaising with fund managers
• Updating the Fund Portfolio management system

Payroll & Benefits
• Collate, check and process information for monthly salaries, including occasional time sheets for hourly paid staff
• Administer Group Pension Plan as required
• Administer any employment benefits as required
• Process employee expenses

Candidates must provide a CV and cover letter, addressed to Dylan Armbrust, Managing Director.

No agencies please.

Deadline for applications is Tuesday 5 June 2018.

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