Accounts Assistant - Music & Entertainment Group

In-House Finance
£25,000 to £30,000 Per Annum
Contract Type:
Full Time

Karen Hedger

020 3225 6123

Our client, a music and entertainment group with c 50 staff and a number of offices around the world are currently looking to recruit an accounts assistant to support the finance manager, as well as the wider team and business, across multiple entities. The candidate should have experience working across a wide range of duties in the accounts function, from primary transaction entry to financial statements. This is a group of ever-changing companies with potential for individual growth and an opportunity to make the role your own.


  • Ensure accounts across all companies are updated weekly - process sales invoices, purchase invoices, credit cards and bank accounts
  • Manage company cards across all entities - ensure receipts and invoices for all card transactions contain adequate company information and process accordingly
  • Maintain adequate electronic files for all bank and card transactions
  • Staff expenses - ensuring these are captured correctly and adequate receipts provided
  • Weekly supplier (incl. expenses) and deadline payments (tax, rent etc)
  • Preparing monthly accrual, prepayment and foreign exchange journals
  • Prepare monthly or ad-hoc account reconciliations
  • Preparing monthly client and intercompany recharges
  • Prepare ad-hoc internal excel reports
  • Reviewing monthly transactions ensuring correct VAT has been applied
  • Assisting the finance manager during month end reporting, willing to work longer hours during this time if necessary
  • Updating budgets and cashflows monthly


  • Minimum 2 years' experience working in a similar role
  • Xero accounts software desirable
  • Working with and understanding of financial statements
  • VAT preparation


  • AAT Qualified or ACCA / CIMA part qualified
  • Good computer literacy (advanced excel, MS Office, PowerPoint) essential
  • Microsoft Office package intermediate level minimum
  • Highly organised with a high level of accuracy and attention to deal
  • Team player and flexible attitude to achieve result
  • Good communication skills, both verbal & written
  • Multi-tasking, managing own workload and working within company deadlines
  • Experience within the music industry desired but not essential

Hours: 10am - 6pm, location to be discussed

Please apply on-line for immediate consideration. Once you have applied if you have any questions call 0203 22 55 060.

Please also note that due to the volume of applications, only those shortlisted will be contacted. If you have not received a response within two weeks, please assume your application for this role was unsuccessful.