Careers overview

Assistant Accountant

Joy. Possibility. Respect. Why wouldn’t you want to join us?

A core part of the foundation that KISS depends on, our finance people work closely with the rest of the team to enable them to do their best work. We believe now is the perfect time to bring in an Assistant Accountant to compliment the team – to provide expert financial support, advice and recommendations; to aid financial planning and to ensure our day-to-day financial operations are running as effectively as they can.

Elise

Head of People
Assistant Accountant

The growth of the finance team is an opportunity to provide even more financial support to the project teams and the right person will see this as an opportunity to grow with us and will feel excited about the possibilities of coming into a new role and shaping it up with key stakeholders. There will be ample opportunities for the right candidate to grow in their role to become an integral and vital part of company’s operations.

You’ll supporting and oversee all matters of day-to-day finance administration function

Sales and purchase ledger, credit control, bank reconciliations, payroll, correct audit trail for all transactions as well as identifying and improving processes to ensure accuracy and efficiency at all times.

You’ll work closely with the project teams providing hands on guidance and support

Helping project leads to develop budgets from ground up, communicating effectively to ensure buy in and understanding at all levels, and providing accurate and intuitive information to allow the team to manage client projects profitably and confidently. Preparing and identifying financial analysis and reporting to aid the smooth running of the wider financial operations.

You’ll work closely with our Head of Finance in preparation of month-end reports as well as financial planning & analysis

Monthly deadlines to include trial balance, ledger reconciliations, WIP, month-end adjustments and associated reporting. Working towards independent preparation of month-end files. Financial planning to include company budgets, financial KPIs, profitability, forecasting and financial modelling. Preparing reports that create clarity and transparency to guide our financial decision making

As you grow with the role opportunities will exist to challenge and develop your knowledge and skills

Working with us to automate where possible to work more efficiently and knowledgeably, we’d also be keen for you to take on strategic oversight of compliance for a small business ensuring areas such as ISO accreditations, cyber security and GDPR live and breathe throughout the agency.

You’ll be comfortable and familiar within the billable environment and fully or part qualified ACCA/CINA/ACA/AAT

With advanced Excel ability and strong systems experience, you’ll also be experienced with using Xero; WorkflowMax and Float desirable although training will be provided. Ideally your experience wil have been gained within a creative agency, but this isn’t essential – however you’ll be comfortable working with a variety of stakeholders at all levels and have a demonstrable ability to communicate financial information to non-financial people.

Its important that you’ll have the confidence to challenge the status quo, whilst building and maintaining strong relationships and able to actionable recommendations - always looking to support and add value to a fast-moving creative agency and its people.


Benefits

In addition to a competitive salary, we offer a comprehensive package of benefits to help with life both inside and outside of work. Visit our Careers page for more information.

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