Accounts Payable Assistant
Cedar are currently looking for an Accounts Payable Assistant to join a fantastic well known entertainment company based in Central London. This role will be paying up to £25,000 per annum. Key Responsibilities: Enter invoices using MES and Sprinter. To check and match against POs raised by the business unit. Identify and code naked invoices using the companies chart of accounts. Check invoices for accuracy against purchase orders prior to sending to the offsite imaging centre. Set up new supplier accounts in line with Company policy. Contact our new suppliers and any changes requested to supplier banking information by phone, to confirm legitimacy to prevent fraudulent activity. Process high volume of royalty statements provided by the royalty team. Perform full checks ready for the quarterly payment runs. Assist AP supervisors checking the weekly multiple currency payment runs. Raise urgent payments to meet the company's business needs. Assist business areas with minor Sprinter/MES requests Reconcile key supplier statement accounts. Identify foreign VAT invoices and file accordingly to enable reclaim on our behalf. Liaise with supplier and business regarding any supplier queries. Highlighting problem accounts to the Supervisors and AP manager where necessary. Provide cover during periods of annual leave and/or sickness within the team. Ensure achievement of performance targets, as agreed with the AP Manager. Carry out all other ad-hoc duties as directed by Finance management. Skills/Experience Required: Demonstrable track record of processing 500 plus invoices per month. Ability to work on your own initiative and as part of a team. Strong analytical skills and an ability to work through problems logically. Good interpersonal and communication skills, interacting effectively at all levels of the business. Excellent attention to detail. Excellent time management and organizational skills. Able to work well under pressure and to meet tight deadlines. Flexibility of working hours around key finance deadlines including holidays, sickness and busy periods including the quarterly royalty runs. If you are interested in this role, please apply online ASAP. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Cedar are currently looking for a PQ Management Accountant to join a Recruitment firm based in Central London. This role will be paying £40,000- £45,000 depending on experience. Key Responsibilities Ensure that each sales ledger transaction is recorded within the nominal ledger. Ensure that each purchase ledger liability is recorded in the nominal ledger. Ensure that a proper record is maintained of company assets. Produce management accounts to agreed formats. Utilise nominal ledger routines to post all depreciation charges and any other postings not covered by the sales, purchase and cash book modules. Ensure that assets are purchased and disposed of in accordance with properly authorised budgets and procedures. Maintain a fixed asset register to record all assets purchased, showing date purchased, description, cost, depreciation applicable and location of asset. Retain a copy of the supplier's invoice as part of the fixed asset register to provide third party evidence of the cost of the asset. Analysis of fixed asset additions/disposals recording the monthly effect on both the balance sheet and P&L. Fixed asset summary schedule reconciling the opening cost and depreciation balances as at the commencement of the financial year to the closing monthly balances. Monthly reconciliation of intercompany balances. Aged trade debtors analysis reconciled to the monthly balance sheet position together with details of provisions held to cover bad debts. Detailed analysis of accruals/prepayments with support schedules backing amounts shown. Aged creditors analysis reconciled to monthly balance sheet position. Analysed sundry debtors/creditors with support documentation. Reconciled payroll and NI/PAYE control accounts. Analyse and document reasons for unfavourable/favourable variances between actual and budgeted performance on a monthly basis. Supervise the recording of all payments and receipts made by each company such that a daily cash position can be maintained i.e. Supervise the maintenance of the cashbook. Highlight all receipts other than those related to debt settlement and ensure that they are properly accounted for. Highlight all payments other than those related to the Purchase Ledger and ensure that they are posted weekly. Raise cheques (or arrange for cheques to be raised) for settlement of items such as staff travel loans, reimbursement of sales ledger credit balances etc). Each cheque is to be supported by an authorised "Voucher" plus supporting documentation. The vouchers are to be stored in date sequence. Bank Reconciliation Obtain bank statements on a daily basis. Each bank account is to be reconciled to the cash book on a weekly basis. All unidentifiable items are to be followed up with the bank. Petty Cash (International Businesses only) Record accrued income (WIP) on a daily basis by reference to the Placement Control certificate 'PCC'. Reconcile the invoiced/accrued income position as held within the accounting records to the position as advised by the PCC. The reconciliation is to be undertaken at the end of each month and is to be documented for presentation to the Finance manager by the third working day of each month. (Work in Progress Report.) Person Specification Experienced Assistant Management Accountant/ Management Accountant Excellent IT skills including advanced Excel Extensive knowledge of UK payroll legislation Knowledge of Sage payroll software is an advantage Well presented and ability to attend and present at meetings when required Staff supervision experience an advantage 'Can do' attitude, flexible and willing to become involved and problem solve. Willing to take responsibility and see a problem through to solution Excellent communication skills If you are interested in this position, please apply online ASAP.
Cedar are currently looking for an Assistant Accountant to join an entertainment company based in Central London. This role will be paying £30,000- £32,000 per annum. Main Duties: You will prepare recurring month end journals for digital revenues and expenses with commentary on variances. You will prepare the monthly pipeline revenue schedule and associated journals with analysis of monthly movement. You will prepare estimations for current month revenue and cost accruals with analysis of accuracy against forecast and prior month estimates. You will track digital provider deal financials including; deal economics, minimum guarantees, earnings and recoupment. You will work closely with the Digital processing team to ensure risks to the business are mitigated and work with FP&A to review month end accounting against forecasts. You will prepare and reconcile the monthly affiliate repatriation process for digital sales and arrange payment through to repertoire owner. You will prepare revenue accruals for global affiliates and provide these to the affiliates. You will prepare balance sheet reconciliations, ensuring adherence to all relevant SOX controls. You will liaise with internal departments including business development and business affairs. You will develop strong relationships with affiliates to provide support and assist with their queries as and when required. You will provide ad-hoc analysis and support to the team, including the Senior Director and VP. You will continually suggest improvements for the development of effective controls and processes, and where possible assist in the implementation of such improvements. About you: You have excellent oral/written communication skills. You have the ability to work under pressure with tight deadlines. You are able to perform in a fast-changing environment. You take own initiative and responsibility over own workload, while working within the goals of the team. You are friendly and have a fun personality. You have experience with Microsoft Office suite, including advanced Excel skills. Taken exams towards relevant accounting designation (ACA/ACCA/CIMA). 2 years of experience in finance or accounting. Knowledge of nominal ledgers and database management systems (eg. Oracle GFS, Business Objects, HFM). If you are interested in this role please apply online ASAP.
P2P Process Manager
Cedar are currently looking for a Purchasing Process Manager to join a media company based in Central London on a 12 month fixed term contract. This role will pay up to £50,000 per annum, depending on experience. Main Duties: Managing the Purchasing Admin Team, ensuring that all purchase order related tasks are carried out timely, accurately and to the agreed standard. Set up and maintain appropriate KPI's to manage, report and remediate operational and team performance, within the Purchasing process and across the P2P environment. Work closely with the Finance Transformation project team to ensure Purchase Process best practice. Input to the design and rollout of the Agresso Upgrade implementation. Liaison with Operational Teams to ensure PO's and GR's are raised in accordance with the P2P Policy. Responsible for Purchasing month-end processes, including GRNI reporting and reconciliation. Creation and maintenance of training user guides and process documentation (Operational and Departmental). Ensure adherence to process by identifying and following-up on non-compliance. Responsible for production and distribution of relevant reports, including interpretation and commentary where appropriate. Working closely with Accounts Payable to assist with the remediation of invoices that cannot be matched to Purchase Orders. Essential Skills Required: Experience working in a similar role and managing a small team. Experience working with ERP systems (preferably Agresso). Ability to manage stakeholders and communicate effectively. High standard of numeracy and literacy. Organised, efficient and attention to detail. Problem solving. Strong IT skills. If this role is of interest, please apply online ASAP. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.