Assistant Accountant 12 month Contract Creative Fashion

Harmonic Group Ltd
25 Apr 2019
21 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Assistant Accountant (12 Month Contract) | Fast-Growing Creative Fashion Business | Reading

Harmonic are proud to be recruiting for a rapidly growing creative fashion business based a short walk from Reading train station. There are around 50 people in the UK office, the team is very sociable but hard-working. You will be working from their modern and open plan offices. The business work in a very niche space within fashion, music and other creative areas.

As the Assistant Accountant you will be reporting into and working closely with the Finance Manager, providing them with any ad-hoc assistance that they need. Much of the role will be focussed on the accounting side of Royalties. Royalty experience, is not entirely necessary, so long as you are adaptable and a quick learner.


As part of the role, many of your duties will include but not be limited to:

  • Responsibility for two junior members of staff
  • Posting of month end journals, sales/cost accruals
  • Preparation and filing UK/US tax returns
  • Authorising client payments
  • Posting of vendor invoices from clients
  • Preparation and posting of royalty invoices
  • Reconciliation of workbooks to cash receipts
  • Involvement in Royalty reporting process

What we need to see (essential):

  • Studying Accountancy qualifications (CIMA/ACCA)
  • Strong communication and organisational skills
  • Expert in Excel
  • Experience in a similar creative/fast-moving environment

What we'd like to see (bonus):

  • Past managerial experience
  • Experience with royalty accounting/royalty processing (multi-sector - Publishing/Books/Music)

Contract Duration: 12 months

Salary: £26-32k (flexibility for exceptional candidates)

Start Date: ASAP

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