Accounts Assistant

Hays A&F
England, London, City of London
£25000 - £27000 per annum + Holidays, Pensions, Benefits
31 May 2019
28 Jun 2019
Conor Darren
Contract Type
Level of qualification
Not qualified, Part qualified

Your new company
A globally renowned media company who produce a whole range of media including advertisements and television shows, based just a 5 minute walk from Tottenham Court Road, right in the heart of the City!

Your new role
You will be the Accounts Assistant working within a team of 5, covering a range of key duties and ensuring the smooth running of the companies finance department. The bulk of the role will be centred around accounts payable duties, however you will be expected to get stuck into all areas of the finance department and be heavily involved in the month end process. Key duties will include:

  • Closing off sales & purchase ledger at month end
  • Monitor aged creditors and clear debit balances
  • Processing invoices (high volume and value)
  • Supplier statement reconciliations
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Updating payroll spreadsheet
  • Liaising with key stakeholders

On top of all this, you will begin to learn aspects of Management Accounts and assist the Management Accountant and Head of Finance in the day-to-day running of the operational side of the department.

What you'll need to succeed
The successful candidate will have at least 12 months experience in an Accounts Payable role, preferably within the media industry. A solid academic background is an essential requirement (minimum 2:1 at university) and you must also be studying towards an ACCA or CIMA qualification. Furthermore, you will be a driven, determined and progressive individual who is willing to go above and beyond their day to day duties in order to help the team.

What you'll get in return
You will receive a competitive salary of up to £28,000 plus full support for your studies (remuneration for exams and days off to study). There is room for progression in the company, throughout your time you will be given increased responsibilities and will hopefully progress to the role of Assistant Management Accountant within 12-12-18 months.

The company also offers an generous amount of holiday (28 days), pension scheme (6% contribution) and the opportunity to work flexibly (this is given on a case by case basis and can be removed if abused). On top of all this, you will be working in a friendly and forward-thinking environment with friendly and like-minded people which is priceless!

What you need to do now
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