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Internal Finance - Accounting Associate (Accountancy Practice)

£22,000 to £26,000
Job Type
1 Jan 2022

Taylor Hawkes are working with a successful international accountancy practice specialising in the music & entertainment sector who are looking for an Accounting Associate to support the internal accounting team with the day-to-day bookkeeping. The role has a high level of exposure to UK and international bookkeeping within the group, with an opportunity to progress to a role managing the accounting and bookkeeping for an international office.

Key Responsibilities

  • Bookkeeping for UK, Dutch and Swedish entities
  • Processing purchase and sales invoices
  • Management of purchase ledger
  • Reconciliation of expenses, petty cash, bank accounts and credit card statements
  • Credit control
  • VAT returns
  • Assist in the preparation of weekly and monthly management reports
  • Complete month end reconciliations
  • General support and assistance to the team including administrative duties
  • Supervision, mentoring and assisting with training of junior staff

Candidate Requirements

  • AAT level 3 or above studier who will commit to complete the AAT qualification upon successful completion of probation period
  • Relevant work experience of at least two years within an accounting field
  • Organisational skills - scheduling and keeping deadlines not only personally but also for the department and client base
  • Strong communication and people skills - a positive and approachable attitude directed towards maintaining both client relationships and business networks
  • Flexibility in approach - working whilst under pressure to complete ad-hoc tasks without detriment to fixed work load
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Good understanding of UK VAT returns
  • Self-motivated
  • Dependable and reliable
  • Team Player
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and QuickBooks
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  • Job Reference: 460884531-2
  • Date Posted: 1 January 2022
  • Recruiter: Taylor Hawkes Ltd
    Taylor Hawkes Ltd
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £22,000 to £26,000
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent