Assistant Account Manager(Maternity cover)

27000.00 - 37000.00 GBP Annual + GBP27000 - GBP37000/annum
17 Mar 2017
22 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client provides global accounting, tax and business management services to high profile artists and other clients across music, entertainment and sport.
The Assistant Accounting Manager is responsible for delegating and reviewing the work of all Accounting Associates and Junior Accounting Associates. This role is also accountable for the hands-on training of any new starters in the department.

Key Responsibilities
• Review or prepare reports, including quarter end and VAT checklists, royalties, commissions and management reports
• Assist and mentor all Accounting Associates and Junior Associates
• Delegate and review work of team members
• Monitor efficiency of the bookkeeping team, seeking to improve processes by ensuring relevant software is being used proficiently and team work effectiveness
• Oversee the flow of information for all reports by liaising with the internal department heads
• Manage VAT reporting including preparation of VAT checklists, VAT returns and EC sales list reports
• Ensure projects deadlines are met for all team members

Required Skills and qualifications
• ACCA/ACA/CIMA part qualified or equivalent experience
• Computer literate including knowledge of SAGE, Quickbooks and accounting software
• Team supervision experience
• 3/5 years previous experience in a similar role
• A proactive approach to tasks; the ability to manage and prioritise workload and ensure deadlines on projects are met
• Good communication
• Organisational and prioritisation skills; identify which tasks to prioritise on a daily basis and meet all required deadlines
• Attention to detail and accuracy
• Exhibit professional behavior at all times