Finance Assistant

Salary: Up to £25K
Category: Support roles
Term: Contract
Location: Clifton
Status: Vacancy filled
Posted: September 12, 2019

Minimum 6 Month FTC with the possibility of going Permanent

Clifton, Bristol

Salary up to £25k

Our client, a fast-growing, award winning company in the TV industry are looking for an experienced, highly efficient and personable Finance Assistant to provide comprehensive support to the Finance Team in their modern offices based in a fabulous part of central Bristol. This is a pivotal role in a fast-paced environment and you will be looking after the accounts system in a company of 200+ staff.

What we are looking for:

This role is perfect for a Finance Assistant with lots of Purchase Ledger experience. You must be a self-starter who can work in a fast-paced environment and work to strict deadlines. This role would be perfect for someone who has worked in one place for a few years and is looking to move on to their second role.  This is a great role for someone looking to develop their finance career in the media industry.

Main Duties:

  • Purchase ledger: maintain supplier data base, match purchase orders to supplier invoices, process invoices on PMI, investigate and resolve discrepancies, reconcile supplier statements and process payment lists ready for approval, set up bank payments
  • Petty cash: organise advances both GBP and foreign currency, process claims and ensure VAT correctly analysed and receipts attached prior to uploading to the accounts system
  • Credit Card Administration Process: reconciled corporate card statements and ensure VAT correctly analysed and receipts attached prior to uploading to the accounts system
  • Bank, petty cash and travel card reconciliations
  • Provide general support to the Accounts Team to ensure effective financial control


  • Have a working knowledge of excel and computerised accounts packages
  • Have used a wide range of software with expertise in Microsoft Office and various accounting packages

Desirable skills:

  • Knowledge of the production process from filming through post production to broadcast
  • Able to understand and comply with statutory guidelines

Please be aware that there is no parking at this location so you must be able to get to Clifton.