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Accounts Assistant / Trainee Bookkeeper - Music & Entertainment Clients

£16,000 to £18,000
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22 Sep 2021

Are you an AAT Trainee / Accounts Assistant / Junior Bookkeeper / Trainee Bookkeeper with between 6 and 12 months of bookkeeping and VAT experience in a good quality accountancy practice firm? Are you looking to continue your AAT studies and accountancy career with an entrepreneurial firm that specialises in working with very interesting music and entertainment clients? Are you looking to work for a firm where you can gain exposure to larger clients and better quality work, but also have a good work life balance and work in a fun office environment? Are you also looking to be trained by experienced staff, and receive good in house training and study support for the AAT, and then the ACCA? If so, this growing Top 100 accountancy practice firm, based in a prime location in Zone 2 North London is looking to recruit a new member of staff due to impressive growth over the last few years. Based in the busy Live Music Bookkeeping department, your role will be hands on, and will include bookkeeping assignments using Xero, client payment runs, sales and purchase ledger, bank reconciliations, expenses and invoices, preparing VAT returns as well as being trained so that you can produce tour accounts for music bands that are on tour. Training will be provided as required and study support for the AAT offered after 6 months. Your client base will be varied and include an impressive array well known music artists as well as up and coming artists and general entertainment and media businesses.

To be considered for this new role due to growth (September 2021) it is likely you will be at a junior level of the AAT, possibly at level 2 or 3. You will have between 6 and 12 months of experience working for a good quality accountancy practice firm, carrying out general accounting / bookkeeping / VAT duties. You must now be looking to upgrade to an accountancy firm where you will work with music and entertainment clients, particularly music bands that are on tour in the UK and abroad. You will now be looking to upgrade to a busy and rapidly growing firm and continue to learn new accountancy and bookkeeping skills and work with impressive clients to improve your technical knowledge. You must ideally have experience of using Xero software although training will be provided.

This growing accountancy firm has a great reputation for being a friendly and supportive place to work and providing their staff with challenging and varied roles. You will work in a friendly and growing team, and you can expect to work on an interesting array of music and entertainment related clients. Overall this is a unique opportunity for a good quality AAT Trainee / Junior Bookkeeper / Accounts Assistant from a practice background to join a leading player in the bookkeeping and Live Music sectors and carry out a high profile role with genuine career development and progression on offer.

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  • Job Reference: 379176620-2
  • Date Posted: 22 September 2021
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £16,000 to £18,000
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent