Finance Assistant

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Finance Assistant

M&C Saatchi Merlin is one of the UK’s leading talent management firms, representing a roster of successful personalities from the worlds of Sport, Entertainment, Social and Fashion.

M&C Saatchi Merlin is currently seeking a candidate to fill the role of Finance Assistant. This is a new role and unique opportunity to work within a dynamic and fast-growing environment. Salary is competitive and will be discussed.

Applicant needs to be immediately available.

Roles & responsibilities

  • Assisting accounts team in performing general ledger functions
  • Working across new merchandising accounts, assisting the Financial Controller
  • Reconcile, record and process transactions across three companies
  • Maintaining confidentiality of the department and using discretion where necessary
  • Ensuring good relations and communications with all members of the team and responding politely and in a timely fashion to internal and external customers
  • Provide assistance to the Financial Controller for year-end Accounting
  • To carry out other duties consistent with the above that may be directed or implied from time to time as required commensurate to the post

Key competencies

  • Entry Level Role
  • Part-Qualified ACA/ACCA/CIMA/QBE would be considered
  • Experience in the Media, Social or Fashion industry is desirable, though not essential
  • Excellent data entry skills – fast and accurate
  • Demonstrated knowledge of accounting principles and processes
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and relationship building skills
  • Ability to present financial information to non-finance management
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Effective time management and prioritisation skills to ensure deadlines are met
  • Proficient in the use of accounting software packages (Sage desirable)
  • Proficient/advanced in the use of Microsoft Office applications, Word, Excel, Outlook etc.

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