Book Keeper - Part Time

London (Central), London (Greater)
19 Feb 2019
25 Feb 2019
Part Time
Contract Type

Applicants must be legally allowed to work in the UK and be based in the UK.  

Book Keeper

Polar Black Events is a premier events and production agency producing events for clients including Louis Vuitton, Veuve Clicquot, De Beers, Estee Lauder, Berluti, Moet Hennessy, Rolex, IWC Schaffhausen, Liz Earle, LK Bennett, Guess, J & M Davidson, Barclays Wealth, Permira Private Equity, Towerbrook, and many more.

We have identified an opportunity for a part time book keeper to join the team.

Duties would include:

• Processing transactions into our accounting system, ensuring entries are allocated to specific events where appropriate

• Updating our “tracker” system which monitors profitability by event

• Reconciling bank accounts on a weekly basis

• Working with team members to ensure all costs are supported by invoices

• Supporting client invoicing, tracking payments received and keeping team updated on outstanding payments

• Issuing payment to suppliers and tracking payments

• Managing the commission claim process, including issuing invoices and chasing receipts

• Helping the team close event budgets quickly

• Liaising with accountants to clear any queries

• Ensuring all records are ready for quarterly reporting and tax submission

• Reviewing current bookkeeping processes and showing initiative in recommending and implementing best practice

• Liaise with accountants on monthly payroll and ensure salaries are paid when required

Candidate profile:

• Minimum two years book keeping experience

• Excellent organisational skills

• Enthusiastic, self-motivated and outgoing

• Clear communication and excellent presentation skills

• A good team player

• Commercially aware

• Positive and adaptable approach to problem solving

• Proficient use of Excel

• Experience using Xero an advantage

• Aptitude to maintain absolute confidentiality and discretion is paramount


Determined based on experience This is a part-time role offering flexibility and remote working as required with approx. 4 days per week

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