Part-Time Events Accountant

Recruiter
Page Personnel Finance
Location
London
Salary
45000.00 - 47000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
23 Oct 2021
Closes
28 Oct 2021
Hours
Part Time
Contract Type
Permanent

The Part-time Events Accountant role is an exciting opportunity to manage the events arm of a large venue based in the City of London. This role will be over 22.5 hours weekly and cover event reporting to the board alongside general finance support and hands on support of a Finance Assistant.

Client Details

The client are a renowned venue based in the heart of the City, offering special place for weddings, banquets, private dinners, cocktail parties and corporate events. With a team of expert and dedicated planners and service proders committed to offering the highest levels of service.

Description

The Part-time Accountant will be responsible for the following:

Manage all aspects of the sales ledger

?? Maintain stock records on Sage 200 and records of wine held by third parties

?? Ensure client invoices are accurate and issued promptly

?? Manage credit control, including credit checks on possible future clients

Duties

?? Prepare reports on Events for the Finance and General Purposes Committee to include preparation of budgets, and comparisons of actual income and expenditure against budget with explanation of variances

?? Ensure regular stock takes are carried out by the Events team and any differences reconciled

?? Analyse event costs and resolve any discrepancies

?? Reconcile online bookings, electronic receipts for ticket sales etc and take card payments via electronic portal

?? Maintain records of events held during the year to enable the annual calculation of the partial recovery rate of VAT

?? Hands-on supervision of Finance Assistant (responsible for purchase ledger, bank reconciliations, banking and petty cash)

?? Ensure the financial policies and procedure manual is up to date and any changes to financial procedures are documented

?? Maintain records and reconcile expenditure on the Major Works programme, in consultation with the venue Manager

?? Provide sickness and holiday cover for the Finance Team

?? Assist with any ad hoc activities as required by the Chief Accountant

?? In general, carry out other reasonable financial and administration tasks required by the Company

Liaise with:

?? Director of Finance & Investments

?? Finance Team

?? Head of Events & Catering

?? Executive Head Chef

?? Operations Supervisor

?? Assistant Clerk (Membership)

Profile

The successful Part-time Events Accountant:

  • ACCA/CIMA Part-Qualified or equivalent
  • Sage 200 experience (essential)
  • End to end Accounting experience
  • Previous experience working within events industry
  • Knowledge of a stock system

  • Understanding of Events

  • Supervision of junior team members

  • Methodical and accurate with good attention to detail
  • Able to work as part of a team
  • Good organisational skills

Job Offer

The successful Part-time Events Accountant will be entitled to a full-time equivalent salary of GBP45,000 - GBP47,000 along with these other benefits:

- Private Medical Insurance

- Life Assurance

- Interest Free season ticket loan

This role is 3 days a week (22.5 hours per week) with a mixture of home and office based work

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