Kingston Upon Thames

Part-Time (24hrs/week)

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Accounts Bookkeeper (part time)
We’re looking for a part-time Bookkeeper (24 hours per week) to join our growing team. 

This role will be working closely with the company directors and operational management team, and the hours can be flexible.
Job Context

The Collectv was established in 2014, to provide systems integration, media management and support for broadcast, outside broadcast and post-production systems. In 2015 and 2017 we were awarded Emmys for Outstanding Technical Team Remote at the Olympics as part of NBC’s team. 

Our current experience spans the likes of Sky Sports’ Darts events, Formula One for F1 and Netflix (Drive to Survive), Dancing on Ice for ITV, Too Hot to Handle for Fremantle and Bidding Room and Love Bites for Ricochet. As one of only a few fully independent technical TV service providers, our people are our most important asset. 

Our friendly, reliable and personal approach with our clients and their workflows sets us apart from the competition and what continues to fuel our growth in such a competitive industry.

Job Purpose

This is a part-time office-based position where you are required to maintain accurate financial records and oversee the company’s financial ledgers and transactions. Depending on your level of knowledge and expertise, you may also be required to prepare financial statements for review by the company’s accountants

Key Accountabilities:
  • Working to support the firm’s accountants, your main responsibilities will include;
  • Recording all financial transactions
  • Raising sales invoices and purchase orders
  • Handling accounts payable and receivable invoices and coding them to the appropriate nominal ledger
  • Maintaining company ledgers
  • Banking: making regular payments, recording transactions and reconciling the bank account
  • Processing credit card transactions and staff expenses
  • Credit control for accounts receivable
  • Preparing an annual company budget
  • Accounts query resolution
  • Providing additional administrative and clerical support as needed
  • Dependent on skill level – an ability to prepare profit & loss statements and balance sheets, or assist the company’s accountants in producing them.

Required Knowledge, Experience and Skills

Essential:
  • Previous experience as a Bookkeeper, Accounts Assistant, or similar role ideally with a relevant accounting qualification
  • Excellent administrative and data entry skills
  • High levels of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Good working knowledge of Quickbooks Online (or similar online system) and Microsoft Office package, including Word and Excel with the ability to pick up new systems
  • A good knowledge of VAT rules on standard company transactions
  • Good numeracy and literacy skills
  • Good interpersonal and client service skills for dealing with clients, suppliers and other team member, with a flexible approach to work
  • Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines
  • Able to plan tasks and prioritise effectively.

Desirable:
  • Experience of post-production and/or outside broadcast environments.

Competencies
The following leadership competencies (behaviours and characteristics) have been identified as key to success in the job. Successful candidates are expected to demonstrate these competencies.

Accuracy/Results Orientation 
Is able to achieve accurate, timely, quality results while providing exemplary client service within expected timeframes.

Planning and organising
Is able to think ahead in order to establish an effective and appropriate course of action for self. Prioritises and plans activities taking into account all the relevant issues and factors

Analytical thinking
Is able to identify problems, explore and evaluate them systematically. Using a logical reasoning process to break down and work through a situation or problem to arrive at an outcome.

Flexibility
Adapts and works effectively with a variety of situations, individuals or groups. Is able to understand and appreciate different and opposing perspectives on an issue, to adapt an approach as the requirements of a situation change, and to change or easily accept changes in one’s own organisation or job requirements

Applications

To apply for this position, please send your details online via grapevinejobs.