Client Accountant (WIP/Billings)

Job Title: Client Accountant (WIP/Billings)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: Up to £35000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
REF: RCWBM_1543851231
Contact Name: Rahat Choudhury
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

My client is a industry leader in the marketing space, based in Central London and working some of the worlds largest brands, it is a a great opportunity for a experienced WIP/Biller to join the company.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Liaising with account teams to process client invoices for monthly billing deadline, providing information to Commercial Finance Manager where there is variance to forecast.
  • Ensure invoices are loaded to client portals on time and with all relevant information provided, and resolving queries in a timely fashion.
  • Lead WIP meetings, ensuring balances are accurate and reflective of project status. Work with client service teams to build their understanding of WIP balance and ensure costs are billed in a timely manner.
  • Flag any high-risk WIP positions to the commercial team
  • Chase outstanding debt (external and intercompany) and work with account teams to resolve any customer queries.
  • Involvement with project financial reconciliations.
  • Ad hoc analysis as required by the account teams and line manager.

Skills and Experience We Would Like You to Have…

  • An understanding of the accounting principles of WIP, accrued and deferred fees and revenue recognition
  • Numerically focussed with strong attention to detail and organisational skills
  • Team player with innate desire to embrace change and to learn and develop
  • A professional attitude, pride in quality of work and excellent written and communication skills
  • Ability to prioritise work and manage time effectively
  • Experience of a client-driven environment is an advantage
  • Competent Excel user