Accountant - 10 Month Contract

Reed Accountancy
14 May 2017
13 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client are an international media production agency based in Central London. They are looking for an experienced Assistant Accountant/ Bookkeeper to join their vibrant and friendly team.

The role is an exciting full time position to help mould, manage and develop business practices. The position is a 10 month maternity cover contract paying £30,000 - £32,000 depending on experience.

The successful candidate will have experience of working in a similar sized organisation and will bring enthusiasm and energy to the role.

Key Duties:
• Officially documenting and keeping track of company expenditure and keeping accurate recordings of all outgoings.
• Directly reporting Director to advising an making financial suggestions to assist in the companies growth strategy. 
• Assisting with the management of various UK and international invoices on a daily basis, working closely with the Director to prioritise payment in relation to company cash flow. 

Main Responsibilities:
Daily management of business operational finances including:
• Communicating financial information to the management team to assist with individual and long-term projects. 
• Using Sage to make payments and processing supplier and sales invoices.
• Submission and production of VAT returns. 
• Monitoring company bank statements on a weekly basis.
• Producing cash flow statements on a weekly basis for the Director.
• Administering paperwork and filing.
• Communicating with suppliers and distributing remittances.
• Assisting with chasing aged debt. 
• Year end figure reconciliations. 
• Preparation and production of monthly payroll.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
• At least 3 years Accounts experience 
• Strong communication skills both verbal and written skills.
• Strong MS Excel skills are essential.
• Sage experience is essential.
• Experience of working in the Media industry would also be highly desirable.

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