Ref: MW44887

Accountant (6-month FTC)

Sector Accounting/Audit
Type Full-time, Temp/Contract/Project
Location London
Salary (Annual) £ ~ 40,000 / Year
A high successful entertainment company in London is looking for an Accountant to join their team on a hybrid basis. This role will be responsible for dealing with day-to-day accounting transactions accurately & in a timely manner, handling queries from auditors, and supporting the Senior Accounting Manager and Director across a variety of projects.
Japanese language skill is highly advantageous.

TYPE: Full time, fixed contract (6 months)
HOURS: 37.5 hours a week
SALARY: up to £40K DOE
LOCATION: London (Hybrid working - 1 day in the office – It may change depending on the company’s decision.)


Staff Expenses Management
• Ensure Staff Expenses, both cash and company credit card are being processed correctly and prepare the payments in a timely manner
• Handle the enquiries across the staff to ensure no errors are found

Support Accounts Payable Management
• Prepare the payments in a timely manner
• Deal with the relevant payment’s transactions, such as payment clearing and so on

Support preparing Cash flow statement
• Preparing the base data for cash in/out

Support Intercompany transactions
• Reconcile the intercompany transactions each month and liaise with the person in charge of inter company in other countries

Support Monthly/Quarterly close
• Support accounting transactions when/as necessary

• Interact closely with other departments to ensure new transactions/any matters are handled smoothly
• Monitors and analyses department work to develop more efficient procedures and use of resources while maintaining a high level of accuracy
• Deal with ad-hoc projects when/as necessary.

• AAT/ACCA/ ACA/ US CPA or any other accounting qualifications are beneficial
• IFRS/JP GAAP accounting knowledge an advantage
• Familiar with Japanese J-SOX an advantage
• Business level Japanese language both written and verbal an advantage
• Good working knowledge of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
• Experience with SAP an advantage
• To have a ‘can do’ attitude essential
• To be flexible to attend to urgent business requirements as needed.
• To assist across the Finance and business functions to assist on various projects when needed and to cover during holidays and/or absence
• Proactive and reliable
• Able to facilitate and support changing business needs
• To be available for communication with European, US and Japanese colleagues as and when required
• Keen attention to detail, able to fully comply with process, regulation, and company policy requirements
• Business level of fluency in English

** All applicants must have the right to work in the UK as the Company is not able to offer visa support.
Updated: 7 days ago
Ref: MW44887