Commercial Accountant

Sector:Media & Communications
Job type:Perm
Salary/Rate:£37,000 per annum
County:Greater London
Job ref:39101
Post Date:01. 09. 2023

About the Role


Harper May is working with a well established media company at the forefront of marketing transformation, combining creative and production capabilities to well known brands. They are actively seeking an Assistant Accountant. With a successful track record, our client has cultivated a growing portfolio of clients. This opportunity is ideal for an ambitious candidate eager to establish a strong foothold within the media sector.


Key Responsibilities:

Produce and distribute reporting packs

Allocation of costs – calculating chargebacks dependent on contract

Assisting with the preparation of monthly management accounts including P&L and Balance Sheet variance analysis

Month end preparation and posting of prepayments, accruals and other relevant journals, with full Trial balance review

Monthly Balance Sheet and P&L reconciliations

Supporting the budgeting & forecasting with analysis on actuals

Produce weekly Cash Flow forecasts

Responding to queries promptly


Key experience/skills required: -

Experience in month end process and production of Management Accounts and MI

Possess or be working towards a finance qualification

Advanced MS Excel Skills – ability to manipulate large amounts of data using formulas

Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

Excellent time management, ability to prioritise, hit deadlines and possess good organisational skills

Analytical, methodical, driven and motivated with a good problem-solving skills and a great work ethic

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