C.C. Young & Co – Accounts Assistant (UK)

Based in the city of London, C.C. Young & Co are one of the leading music specialist firms of accountants and tax advisors. C.C. Young & Co. provides accountancy and taxation services to music industry clients.

Colin Young established the firm in 1998. Over the past 20 years, C.C. Young & Co. has enjoyed continued growth and now has departments specialising in tax, touring, recording, publishing, and business management services for artists and managers.

Main Purpose of Job
  • To prepare books and records for Sole Traders, Partnerships, Limited Companies and Limited Liability Partnerships where appropriate for level of experience and training as instructed by the Team Leader;
  • To assist with the day to day running of clients’ affairs, to include liaising with tour managers, artist management, and the Accountants in the business management department etc;
  • To assist the Team Leaders with projects that may arise that are suitable to level of experience; and

To assist other teams/departments when necessary as instructed by the Manager.

Duties will include:
  • Maintaining the books and records for bands, touring companies, LLPs and sole traders using Sage Line 50.  This will include the preparation of:
    • Cash Book and Bank Reconciliation;
    • Tour Float reconciliation
    • Credit Card reconciliation
    • Sales Day Book, Sales Ledger and Debtors Ledger,
    • Booking Agency Statement Reconciliation;
    • Purchase Day Book, Purchase Ledger Control Account; and
    • VAT Returns and workings.
  • Corresponding with bank re balances / confirmation of receipt of documents etc
  • Assisting with the day to day running of clients’ affairs, to include liaising with tour managers, artist management, agents, insurers and the Accountants in the business management department etc;
  • Arranging payment of authorised purchase invoices by preparing transfer documents and setting up internet payments.
  • Assisting with the management of clients’ cash flow, debtor collection etc;  and
  • Assisting the Team Leader and Head of Department with ad hoc projects that may arise
Skills, Knowledge, Experience, Attitudes and Behaviours
Skills & Qualifications:
  • Subject to entry level / stage of qualification;
  • Numerate;
Knowledge and Attitudes and Behaviours Required
  • Ability to multi-task;
  • Good use of time management;
  • Attention to detail;
  • “Go – with – the – flow” attitude; i.e. ability to be able to change the plan in order to accommodate urgent matters which may occur during the day;
  • Ability to demonstrate effective communication with staff and clients, both written and verbal.
  • Ability to work to deadlines; and
  • Ability to work well with others.
  • Keen interest in the Music Industry

To apply please email your CV & Covering Letter to careers@ccyoung.co.uk

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