Client Accounts Assistant, Media & Entertainment, Up to £28,000 One of the world's leading literary and talent agencies is looking for a client accounts assistant to join their finance team. Clients include authors, playwrights, film and television writers and directors, theatre stars in the UK and around the world.Client Accounts are part of the Business Support Department. The team are responsible for invoicing for money on behalf of their clients, collecting money due, deducting the company’s commission and passing on the remainder of the payment onto the client. Main purpose of job To provide accounting assistance to the Talent agents and assistants by helping with the timely processing of payments to actor / director / presenter clients.The job will focus on the following aspects of client accounting: Talent Department. ResponsibilitiesProcessing payments through our bespoke payments system for both the Talent departmentRaising VAT invoices on behalf of clients.Collecting post, taking post to reception, taking cheques to the bank.Credit control on behalf of clients.Investigating allocated amounts received and payments on hold.Liaising with agents and other Curtis Brown staff, as required e.g. payment queries, client information etc.Dealing with client’s queries, for example tax, VAT, paperwork, outstanding payments etc. via phone or email, in a timely and professional manner.Updating financial records e.g. Excel Cashbook (spreadsheet showing money in and out of the accounts).Using online banking to download bank statements, transfer money between accounts and make CHAPS, BACS or International payments.Financial analysis as and when required.Other administrative duties as and when required.Contributing new ideas to increase the department’s efficiency. Experience and Skills requiredA minimum of 2-3 year’s office experienceSkilled at working with numbersHappy with data entryHigh level of accuracy and attention to detailHighly organisedFast learner and happy to ask questionsStrong communication skills – good email and phone manner essentialGood team player but also happy to work unsupervisedExperience of working with ExcelExperience working in accounts departmentExperience working in a related industry would be idealInterest in film / theatre / TVTrace is an innovative recruitment consultancy. Our person organisation fit profiling tool, the Predictive Fit Profiler, is helping us fit our candidates with our clients from a personality, behaviours, motivations and cultural compatibility perspective.
Last updated on Mar 27, 2023