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 21 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:
  • Book-keeping 
Maintaining the books and records using Sage Line 50.

This will include:

    • Posting bank and tour float transactions and reconciling at month end
o Raising and posting sales invoices, reviewing outstanding debtors and assisting with debtor collection
    • Posting purchase invoices, reviewing outstanding creditors and reconciling supplier statements
    • Posting credit card transactions and reconciling statements
    • Reviewing agency statements, posting all transactions and reconciling against debtors
    • Preparing VAT Returns and EC Sales on Sage in line with the new Making Tax Digital requirements
Business Management
  • Corresponding with Artist Management and wider artist team including booking agents, tour managers and insurers to assist with day to day running of the touring activities.
  • Daily review of banking and cashflow for all clients and to set up all approved bank payments.
  • To correspond with suppliers and artist management to gain approval on purchase invoices to pay.
  • To correspond with booking agents to gain contracts for upcoming shows, raise sales invoices and send out to the promoters.
  • Assisting the client holder with tax mitigation on foreign tours and final accounting required.
Skills, Knowledge, Experience, Attitudes and Behaviours

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Subject to entry level / stage of qualification;
  • Numerate;
  • Minimum of one year’s office experience;
  • Previous use of Sage desired but not essential;

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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