Client Accounts Assistant - Music and Entertainment Agency

Job Title: Client Accounts Assistant - Music and Entertainment Agency
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Central London
Salary: 25000-27000
Start Date: ASAP
Contact Name: Sean Smith
Contact Email:
Job Published: 30 days ago

Job Description

Busy, fast paced and highly successful Music and Entertainment Agency are recruiting a Client Accounts Assistant to join the finance team initially on a 6 month fixed term contract with the view of going permanent thereafter. The company have amazing offices, industry leading benefits, excellent training and some of the best office parties! Regular team building activities, nights out and other social activities are arranged on a regular basis.

The Role

Key Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Creating daily list 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
  • Photocopying, filing and sending payment paperwork to clients
  • Ensure Accounting files are maintained and kept up to date
  • 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 US Office 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.
  • Strong IT skills, particularly regarding accounting software, advanced Excel skills (preferably to macro level) and the proven ability to master other software
  • Understanding that client services is of the highest importance. All of our employees must be sensitive to the needs of creative clients.
  • 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: £25,000 to £27,000


  • Annual Leave - 20 days holiday, in addition to standard 8 UK bank holidays
  • Health & Dental Insurance
  • Subsidised Gym Membership
  • Season Ticket Loans
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Discounts
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Pensions

If you're interested in the role please get in touch! Sean can be contacted on 020 8246 4877 or by email