Junior Management Accountant | Marketing Agency

Role:

Junior Management Accountant | Marketing Agency

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Salary
    £ — £
    Per annum
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Junior Management Accountant / Assistant Accountant | Top Independent Marketing Agency| London



    Harmonic are proud to be working, once again, with a top creative agency to fill their Junior Management Accountant/ Assistant Accountant role. This independent, global creative agency works with several exciting, ambitious companies by using innovative advertising to overcome communication problems. They focus on going beyond normal practice to encourage the brands they work with to be memorable, relevant, and different.

    The agency aims to continue growing by expanding business with existing clients, winning new clients and obtaining more creative awards for their out-of-the box work. Culture is important to the company. They hold purpose, transparency, empowerment, ambition and integrity in high regard.

    They are currently looking for a passionate, hands-on individual to support their dynamic Finance Team. The agency is committed to growth, making this an exciting time to be joining the company. With the company's offices based near Holborn, it offers access to a number of areas perfect for keeping up with the creative, lively and social work team.



    The Role

    The candidate will support the day-to-day handling of accounting processes, collaborate with the agency's various teams and liaise with external stakeholders. Emphasis is placed on the importance of culture, embracing respect and ambition. The Junior Management Accountant will need to show the potential to take on wider roles and responsibilities.



    Responsibilities:

    * Support key financial processes, support the Financial Controller and raise standards across the agency.
    * Support of month-end procedure.
    * Income recognition, questioning budget approvals and scrutinising work before providing income summaries to the Financial Controller and Business Director.
    * Cash and bank responsibilities. Including updating daily cash postings, along with short-term cashflow forecast, month-end bank reconciliations and petty cash reconciliations.
    * Liaising with project leads on client spend and ensuring and issues are dealt with swiftly.
    * Accounts payable, chasing Purchase Orders, ensuring invoices are processed accurately and the correct procedure has been carried out by employees.
    * Management of company credit cards, ensuring the completion of monthly statements and chasing missing receipts.
    * Accounts receivable, including the completion of monthly client billing, liaising with accounts leads and chasing client debt where required.
    * Assist Financial Controller in month-end reporting to the board. This would include utilization reports, absence reports and detailed debtor's ledgers.
    * Using Paprika to upload estimates, liaising with Account Leads to ensure the approval of budgets before upload and providing detailed financial summaries for client wins and learn evaluations.
    * Updating timesheets each week.



    What we need (essential):

    * In studies - ACCA/CIMA/ACA.
    * At least 2-3 years' experience in creative/media agencies.
    * Excellent excel and IT skills.
    * Strong organisational skills and high attention to detail.
    * Ambition to progress with the drive to flourish in the agency's entrepreneurial environment.
    * A desire to learn and approach difficult tasks with courage.



    What we would like (non-essential)

    * A good working knowledge of Paprika.
    * Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
    * Curiosity and imagination to contribute original ideas.
    * Positivity and resilience to overcome setbacks.



    Location:

    London (Hybrid working, 2 days in office 3 days from home).
    The role would ideally suit an individual who would enjoy working in office.



    Offer:

    Highly competitive salary.
    Study support.
    25 days' holiday per annum of which three days are to be taken between Christmas and New Year.
    Half-day holiday to celebrate birthday.
    Access to our mental health / well-being programme.
    Contributory pension scheme paying 8% of salary per annum (4% of which is the company contribution).
    Additional day's holiday per annum after two years' service up to a maximum of 28 days per annum.
    Recruitment bonus scheme paying £1000 for every successful talent referral.
    Annual objectives and 90-day check-ins.



    The Process

    First stage interviews will be held with the Financial Controller.

    Second stage interviews will be held with the Directors

    Please get in touch at or give me a call on 0203 773 3530.

    Please feel free to circulate this with any friends or contacts that may be interested.

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