Assistant Accountant (12 month Contract) | Creative Fashion


Assistant Accountant (12 month Contract) | Creative Fashion

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  • Where:
    Reading, Berkshire
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  • Salary
    £26000 — £32000
    Per annum
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    Assistant Accountant (12 Month Contract) | Fast-Growing Creative Fashion Business | Reading

    Harmonic are proud to be recruiting for a rapidly growing creative fashion business based a short walk from Reading train station. There are around 50 people in the UK office, the team is very sociable but hard-working. You will be working from their modern and open plan offices. The business work in a very niche space within fashion, music and other creative areas.

    As the Assistant Accountant you will be reporting into and working closely with the Finance Manager, providing them with any ad-hoc assistance that they need. Much of the role will be focussed on the accounting side of Royalties. Royalty experience, is not entirely necessary, so long as you are adaptable and a quick learner.


    As part of the role, many of your duties will include but not be limited to:

    * Responsibility for two junior members of staff
    * Posting of month end journals, sales/cost accruals
    * Preparation and filing UK/US tax returns
    * Authorising client payments
    * Posting of vendor invoices from clients
    * Preparation and posting of royalty invoices
    * Reconciliation of workbooks to cash receipts
    * Involvement in Royalty reporting process

    What we need to see (essential):

    * Studying Accountancy qualifications (CIMA/ACCA)
    * Strong communication and organisational skills
    * Expert in Excel
    * Experience in a similar creative/fast-moving environment

    What we'd like to see (bonus):

    * Past managerial experience
    * Experience with royalty accounting/royalty processing (multi-sector - Publishing/Books/Music)

    Contract Duration: 12 months

    Salary: £26-32k (flexibility for exceptional candidates)

    Start Date: ASAP

    If this is something of interest, please get in touch at or give me a call on 0203 773 3530

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