**WANTED - ACCOUNTS ASSISTANT - FOR FILM & TV TALENT AGENCY**

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We are looking for an Accounts Assistant, an integral part of a new dynamic Film & Television Talent Agency.

Echo Artists (www.echoartists.com), founded in March 2017, is a below the line talent agency representing Production Designers, Directors of Photography, Costume Designers, Editors and Hair and Make-Up Designers in Film, Television, Commercials and Music Videos. This will be an exciting opportunity for an AAT Qualified recent graduate to learn all areas of accounting within a small company with the view to progression as a CFO.

This role offers a great opportunity for someone who is passionate about the world of film and television and nurturing talent and who wants stability, permanent employment and growth within the company alongside being passionate about accounts. The ideal candidate should have graduated with the Level 4 AAT would ideally have 1-2 years experience within an accounts assistant capacity.

We are looking to facilitate and assist the candidate to do future learning/qualifications in accounts so there is room for progression within the company.

Accounts Associate Job Duties:
• Invoicing
• Preparing remittances
• Reconciling all transactions in Xero and other software
• Liaising with clients on a regular basis
• Entering of details for all company bank accounts and reconcile accordingly
• Paying bills/suppliers
• Reconciling all bank accounts (7 accounts)
• Liaise with external accountant re year end accounts
• Administering payroll payments each month
• Preparing management accounts monthly
• Forecasting the company revenue, growth and position
• Receiving payments and making payments
• Credit control
• Maintaining and reconciling sale ledgers/purchase ledgers and investigating any discrepancies.
• Processing bank transactions
• Preparing accounts for VAT reconciliation, PAYE, preparing Director’s and client’s VAT Returns

Required Qualifications and Skills:
• Desirable - AAT Level 4 graduate
• Essential – AAT Level 3 graduate
• Desirable – Degree with 2:1 in Accounting/Business
• Essential - Experience of Macs essential along with proficiency in Excel, Xero, Word and Apple Mail
• Candidate will need to have excellent communication and organisational skills as well as meticulous attention to detail

Further Details about the position:
• To start asap
• Salary between £20,000 - £25,000 per annum depending on experience and qualifications
• The role is based in the Echo Office in Bethnal Green (East London)
• Hours will be 9:30 AM to 6 PM with 1 hour lunch break, Monday to Friday
• 33 days of holiday per annum plus being closed at Christmas
• Equal profit bonus with the rest of the company

If you think you’re the right person for the job please email your CV and a covering letter to [email protected] by 30th January 2019. Due to the number of applicants we expect to receive, we will only be able to respond to the successful candidates.
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