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Finance Assistant

Finance Assistant

We are looking for a friendly, proactive and hardworking team player to join our finance team. You will be managing the WIP, invoicing, reconciling revenue and managing all relating tasks for one of the business’ practices. This will include very busy periods and tight deadlines so the ideal candidate should be from a finance background and be used to working in a pressured environment. You will be joining a very friendly finance team who are always willing to help and going the extra mile. Look forward to you joining our team!


About BCW

At BCW (Burson Cohn & Wolfe), our people are at our heart. Together we are ‘Moving people’. In our teams, we are moving them forward in their careers, enabling their aspirations and nurturing them through a growth mindset. For our clients and end audiences, we are moving people to be informed, to think differently, to act, to evolve, to communicate better, all through our hugely impactful integrated communications campaigns.


What you will be doing

  • Billing including raising high volume of invoicing
  • Raising/issuing client invoices from Work in Progress (WIP) cost and fee accounts on a timely basis
  • Issuing WIPs to account handlers for sign off
  • Matching Time & Cost WIP to pre bills
  • Conducting monthly WIP meetings
  • Monitoring of WIP aging to ensure all invoicing and reconciliations are completed by end of month deadlines
  • Assisting Team with ad hoc queries
  • Chasing timesheets on a weekly basis and continuously throughout the month
  • Chasing timesheets approvals weekly basis and continuously throughout the month
  • Ensuring filing up to date
  • Vendor set up
  • Maintain SOX compliance
  • Involved with continuous improvements to finance processes
  • Other Ad hoc duties may be required
  • Follow process on setup and approval of new clients / products / jobs in the finance systems
  • Maintain accurate Client, Project & job information in finance system
  • Compliance with Sarbanes Oxley for all other finance requirements.


What you will have

  • Organised and able to work to tight deadlines
  • Willing to go above and beyond to satisfy business needs
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to follow through on a problem until fully resolved
  • Good Excel skills
  • Good interpersonal and social skills
  • Able to multi task and manage high work loads
  • Tact and discretion, for dealing with confidential information
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Enthusiasm to work in finance
  • Team player who is happy to roll up their sleeves and get on with the job
  • Basic understanding of finance would be a plus
  • We’re looking for the absolute best to join our team, you will be tenacious, hardworking and a great team player.


Our Promise

BCW are committed to growing and sustaining an agency that is both representative and inclusive of the communities we live and work within. At BCW, we believe that a diverse and inclusive workforce enables our agency to thrive and deliver brilliant work. We actively welcome applications from individuals and groups who are under-represented and celebrate difference be it ethnicity, religion, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, or disability.

We will only assess you on your abilities and fit for the role, please do get in touch if you would like to discuss any adjustments you need to ensure a level playing field during the recruitment process.

We move people with power and precision to move our clients forward. Join us in #MovingPeople.

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