Accounts Assistant - Advertising/Media

  • Job Reference: 4606
  • Date Posted: 17 July 2019
  • Recruiter: Arlington Resource Management
  • Location: West End
  • Salary: £25,000 to £28,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: + Benefits
  • Sector: Finance Manager, Assistant Accountant, Accounts Assistant
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Contact: Brett Lewis
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 0208 349 4040

Job Description

Accounts Assistant / Assistant Accountant - This private equity backed business in the Advertising / Media industry has experienced exceptional recent growth and will continue to do so, orchestrated by an inspirational Management team well known in the Advertising / Media sector. The accounts department is looking to add to its numbers by recruiting a capable and experienced Accounts Assistant to join its team. Reporting to the Financial Controller, the role will include:

  • Posting of bank receipts and payments on a daily basis
  • Bank reconciliations in multiple currencies
  • Raising of purchase orders for multiple UK subsidiaries
  • Ensure the VAT treatment of purchases and sales is dealt with correctly
  • Receipt and posting of purchase invoices
  • Reconciliation of supplier statements
  • Posting of customer purchase orders on the system to ensure included on sales invoices
  • Dealing with complex sales queries
  • Creation of weekly and monthly pay runs for some of the UK subsidiaries
  • Dealing with external auditors’ queries
  • Assessing staff expenses claims.
  • Various ad hoc reporting as required 

This is an extremely varied position that will suit a capable all round Accounts Assistant who is used to handling a lot of volume. You must have strong communication and IT skills as well as all round exposure in a small to medium size business. This is an excellent opportunity for someone to join a friendly team in an interesting industry sector. There are some very good benefits and social event with the role.