Finance Assistant

Updated: October 12, 2018
Location: London, ENG, United Kingdom
Job ID: 1179

Overview

We are looking for a highly skilled Project Accountant who understands the needs of client account teams and can effectively maintain and monitor the WIP & deferred balances. The individial must be driven and ambitious, looking for a challenge and confident enough to bring new ideas to the table.

Responsibilities

  • Build and maintain a good relationship with client account team (Med Comms).
  • Meet with the account team on a regular basis to discuss WIP.
  • Ability to identify and respond accordingly to overspends, or jobs with similar issues.
  • The ability to educate account team, teaching how to use the system, to help them.
  • To ensure that jobs are billed within schedule and chasing outstanding purchase orders.
  • Credit control, with the aim of keeping overdue invoices to a minimum.
  • Support the budget controller with the month end reporting.
  • Providing budget controller & FC’s with ad hoc reporting requests.
  • Work as a team with the other project accountants, but also take full ownership of projects when required.
  • Support more junior members of the team.

Job Requirements

  • QBE/FQ/PQ
  • Experience working in a similar agency setting within advertising/PR/media/communications 
  • Strong stakeholder management skills are essential, along with a positive working attitude.
  • Working knowledge of WIP
  • Paprika experience (desirable)
  • Intermediate Excel

 

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