Finance Accountant

Position Type


The main purpose of this role is to support the smooth running of the Century Media Finance function & ensuring that the month end result of accurate.


The ideal candidate will be an efficient processor of information, organised, accurate &reliable with experience of accounts up to trial balance.


The main responsibilities of Finance Accountant are:





    • Raise Sales invoices from licensing statements/ Pay Pal statements
    • Recharge affiliates based on costs incurred, providing backup as required
    • Raise Purchase requisitions for costs incurred using purchase order system ensuring any recoupable spend is coded accurately
    • Advise German business on queries related to purchase order coding
    • Barclay Card coding – analysis of monthly credit card statements & processing into SAP
  • Pay Pal coding & reconciliation – raising sales invoices for income received ensuring correct project / contract coding
  • Sales statement reconciliation using Automated Dashboard
  • Provide tax residency certificates to customers as required
  • Review copyright invoices received from MCPS for appropriateness vs provision held






  • Month end accruals (sales/ cost of sales)/ prepayments
  • Prepare balance sheet recs for review for Germany Financial Controller
  • Review month end result & confirm result to Germany finance team in line with reporting deadline
  • Assist with year- end statutory audit as required, providing information to UK auditors


Person Specifications


Type of Experience


·      Transactional Finance/ accounts up to trial abalnce

·      Music industry desirable






·      Good level of education. A’ level or equivalent









·      MS Office, particularly MS Excel

·      SAP

·      Bpack (or similar purchase order system)



Characteristics for the role/team







·      Highly organised

·      Positive, can do attitude

·      Excellent verbal/written communication skills and interpersonal skills

·      Works well to tight deadlines

·      Attention to detail and highly diligent approach to work

·      Pragmatic/lateral approach to finding solutions

·      Proactive with strong problem solving skills and ability to work under own initiative



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