[PIAS] – Accounts Assistant (UK)

Job Description

Role: Accounts Assistant
Reporting to: Finance Manager
Direct Reports: None
Location: 1 Bevington Path, London SE1 3PW

What we do

[PIAS] champions and supports the best independent music in the world across our unrivalled international network. Established in 1982, we operate 16 global offices – all leveraging local relationships to influence local gatekeepers.

Our Mission
  • To be at the very heart of the independent music ecosystem
  • To relentlessly and passionately discover, promote, market, sell and distribute the music of independent labels and artists.
  • To spread the music we champion with passion, integrity and care. To help it encounter audiences and success.
  • To constantly challenge ourselves to improve.
What you’ll be doing  

Providing transactional finance support to the label group and distribution businesses as well as assisting with the year-end Audit process.

Key responsibilities:
  • Ownership of [PIAS] Label Group AP transaction bookings including Vendor set ups, Bill processing, PO reviews, Reporting and be the point of contact for all [PIAS] Label Group AP transaction queries
  • Advise on payments required and process weekly payment runs
    • Weekly bank reconciliations with monthly reporting of Bank and Transit control accounts
    • Assist with Monthly Creditor reporting and AP control account reviews for all UK entities
    • Review and process Cash/Credit Card Expenses against our Expenses Policy
  • Assist with intercompany bookings and Adhoc journals as needed
    • Withholding Tax processing and quarterly reporting to HMRC
  • Assist with annual audit
  • Adhoc reporting, reconciliations, or assistance as required
Skills and Experience 
  • Must be degree qualified or studying towards a finance qualification.
  • Able to manage and prioritize tasks
  • Able to proactively think of solutions and improve processes
  • High mathematical standard and excellent Excel skills is essential
  • Ability to build relationships and interact with the wider business and senior management
  • Previous related music industry experience within a financial role is desirable
Personal attributes
  • Gravitas and integrity
  • Takes initiative and capitalises on opportunity
  • Adaptable within a dynamic, changing environment
  • Works to build up credibility and rapport at all levels of the business.
  • Takes personal accountability for achieving individual and shared goals
  • Organised, efficient and effective with strong communication skills
  • Passionate about music
What do we offer:
  • Group Personal Pension Plan
  • Great working environment – passion and love for music runs in our DNA
  • Financial Planning drop ins with our Company Financial Advisor
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Hybrid working model 
  • Summer Fridays
  • Group Life Assurance
  • Season Ticket Loans Interest Free
  • Eyecare vouchers
  • Monthly stock out 
  • Free gig tickets and staff socials
  • Perkbox Employee Reward Scheme
  • Cycle to work Scheme
  • Enhanced family leave
  • A great team to work with

And much more!

[PIAS] is an equal opportunities employer. We embrace diversity and are committed to a working environment where no one will be treated less favorably on grounds of their sex, race, disability, sexual orientation, religion, belief or age.


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