Finance Assistant

Posted 4 May by Magpie Recruitment Easy Apply

Magpie Recruitment are currently recruiting for a Finance Assistant to join a multi-national media business based in Central London. 

Reporting in to the Financial Controller this is a great opportunity for a Graduate with a Years’ Experience who are looking to study their CIMA or ACCA Qualification.


  • Complete weekly time reports: checking timesheets weekly and compiling weekly time reports for the UK, France, Spain & Italy
  • Run purchase ledger: paying suppliers and employees on time, recording and coding of supplier invoices and employee expenses accurately, reconciliations of company credit cards
  • Manage banking and petty cash
  • Support on sales ledger: creation of client invoices, coding correctly to accounts system, and credit control
  • Assist month end: assisting finance team in the month end process including monthly reconciliation and reporting
  • Work across general finance admin: filing, ad hoc finance projects, resource management admin, manage contract systems


  • Minimum 3 A levels at C and above
  • Administrative experience in a media or professional, office-based environment in the finance function
  • You must be extremely organised, able to multi-task and enjoy a busy, demanding workload
  • Superb attention to detail
  • Proactivity; taking the initiative and always seeing a job through
  • A flexible and ambitious approach to work, with extremely high standards
  • A mature attitude and responsible approach to confidential information
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills
  • Superb IT skills
  • Ideally a knowledge of Paprika; desirable but not necessary
  • Numerate
  • Strong problem solving skills


  • Paid support for your CIMA or ACCA qualification
  • Understanding that life doesn't always fit around the 9-5; and that work/life balance is crucial
  • Well-being allowance or private health care
  • Freedom and support to be limitless within the business
  • Sponsored sabbatical after 4 years' service
  • A connected, courageous and friendly team creating adventurous work whilst still having a lot of fun
  • An exciting and rewarding long-term career, bringing constant challenge and fresh opportunities as you develop
  • The opportunity to have global reach within our offices
  • Fantastic benefits, including early finish Fridays, 25 days' holiday and great team socials

Reference: 34706416

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