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Accounts Assistant, Village Underground & EartH


Type: Full-time
Salary: £21,000 – £23,000
Date: Ideally available for an immediate start

Village Underground is looking for an enthusiastic bookkeeper to work with the Group Management Accountant, to manage the day-to-day business accounting and maximise the financial efficiency of the organisation.
The right candidate will understand that up-to-date and accurate financial information is both central and critical to the fine tuning & balancing required in a self-financed arts organisation business model.

Daily/weekly financial administration:
Reconciling nightly drop sheets
Reconciling all bank accounts
Reconciling and posting petty cash account
Posting invoices
Processing weekly supplier payments
Filing and admin
Answering queries from suppliers and customers

Monthly/quarterly financial administration:
Assist the Group Management Accountant in producing the monthly management accounts
Bar tabs – monthly review of spend against target

A minimum of 1 year working in a similar role
Effective communication skills
Excellent attention to detail
High degree of computer literacy – able to use word­ processing, database, spreadsheet, Internet
and emails accurately and confidently
Experience of using Xero accounting software for accounting would be advantageous
Ability to work well in a small team and manage own time
Experience working within the arts sector would be advantageous

Applicants to send a CV and covering note to by 23 January 2018. Subject line: Your name – Accounts Assistant

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