Assistant Accountant

Woking, Surrey
£25000 - £32000 per annum
13 Sep 2019
13 Oct 2019
Alex Smith
Contract type
Full time

Our client is looking for an Assistant Accountant to join their Accountancy team in Woking

Client Details

Our client, a well known & growing business based in Woking are looking for an Assistant Accountant to join their Accountancy team


Our client is looking for an Assistant Accountant to join their Accountancy team in Woking

  • Responsibility for designated bank accounts, including issuing payments, checking and logging onto finance system, posting receipts to appropriate codes including correct VAT treatment as appropriate
  • Oversee foreign currency bank accounts ensuring all transactions are logged using appropriate exchange rates ad recorded within the correct period.
  • Assist with Petty Cash reconciliations on designated shows including issuing floats, checking receipts ensuring correct application of VAT, overseeing balance sheet reconciliation and correct posting of relevant journals
  • Assist with preparation & issuing of royalty statements including reviewing and matching back to contracted terms and overseeing completion of self-billing agreements as necessary.
  • Assist with collection and distribution of royalty receipts from external productions including foreign currency transactions ensuring timely distribution of funds and correct exchange rate treatment.
  • Assist with preparation of weekly management accounts including set up, posting & allocation of payrolls, entering information from Trial Balance, posting theatre settlements and reconciling back to finance system as required by Accountants.
  • Assist with monthly bank reconciliations in line with month end deadlines
  • Assist with monthly balance sheet reconciliation as required for month end deadlines
  • Assist with collating payroll documentation for designated shows incl Starter forms & weekly payroll sheets & issue to payroll team for processing
  • Assist with approval of coding of AP invoices and return to AP for payment flagging any discrepancies for follow up and also highlighting correct VAT treatment where necessary
  • Check and agree weekly AP BACS runs for designated companies prior to final export
  • Journaling authorised credit card statements ensuring all intercompany entries match back
  • Balance intercompany accounts both prior to Month end & at the point of Month End cut off and pass to Accountant for checking
  • Assist Accountant with preparation of paperwork relating to tax deductions Incl issuing of certificates to investors and making payments to HMRC
  • Provide support to the Accounts Assistant & AP Assistant where needed
  • Assist with accurate completion of bank forms to open new accounts, BACS facilities and Credit cards
  • Maintain and update Open Credit Facilities as required for all bank accounts
  • Any other tasks as directed by Production Accountants/Finance Controller


A successful candidate will have experience with the above & be available on short notice

Job Offer

Salary £25,000 - £32,000

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