Accounts Assistant - Music and Fashion - Navision - Immediate start

Job Title: Accounts Assistant - Music and Fashion - Navision - Immediate start
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Central London
Salary: £24,000 - £27,000
Start Date: ASAP
REF: Accounts Assistant - Music and Fashion - Navision - Immediate start
Contact Name: Sean Smith
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 2 years ago

Job Description

Exciting opportunity to join one of the leading Media agency who specialise in Music and Fashion to join the friendly finance team focusing on Accounts Receivable. The agency have a relaxed, media type culture and luxury offices in the heart of the West End. They offer leading benefits, crazy office parties, relaxed dress code and career progression. Ideally you will have used Navision and have strong Excel. This is a temp to perm or permanent role to start immediately.

The Role

  • Creating daily wire grid using Excel - to send out to Agents and assistants, informing them of deposits which have cleared our account
  • Processing client payments in Navision
  • Checking and logging incoming client payments
  • Liaising with banks over any payment difficulties and tracking problems
  • Ensure Accounting files are maintained and kept up to date
  • Training will be provided on in-house systems (Navision / Booking slips)
  • Depositing and Process all incoming monies for clients and preparation (raising cheques for clients and wiring payment to clients
  • Invoicing clients for commission and preparing remittance advice
  • Running reports to track commission due
  • Managing client trust accounts and liaising with music assistants in-regards to accounting changes
  • Liaising with to coordinate US client tax exemption / withholding tax
  • Interacting with agents, assistants, buyers and client representatives on a daily basis to answer questions or resolve problems
  • Maintain a detailed reconciliation of our GBP, Euro, USD and AUD accounts

The Person

  • The successful candidate will have:
  • Previous experience in an accounting role, with demonstrable understanding of VAT, withholding taxes, etc.
  • Advanced Excel skills (preferably to macro level) and the proven ability to master other software
  • Experience within a similar role, preferably within the media/music/fashion industry
  • A hard-working ethic a professional and flexible attitude adaptable to the nature of this business and the fact that a Music Agency is a fast paced and high energy business
  • Strong communication skills a team player with excellent written and oral skills with the ability to work effectively with a wide range of people
  • Excellent time management skills, with ability to work to tight deadlines
  • High motivation and ability to work on own initiative
  • Excellent attention to detail, even under pressure
  • A passion for working with numbers and the ability to build strong relationships and work successfully and professionally across the whole organisation

Salary £24,000 to £27,000

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