Assistant Accountant (Maternity Cover)

Closing date for this position is December 2019


Performance54 is an energetic, innovative golf marketing agency, with a client base throughout Europe, Middle East and Asia. Specialising in sponsorship strategy and activation, tournament promotion and management, PR and communications, media buying and advertising, content generation, and destination marketing, the Performance54 team boasts more than 80 years of golf marketing experience and has been trusted by some of the world’s best-known brands.


Following consistent growth from startup 4 years ago, our international sports marketing agency is looking to replace an outgoing part time accountant with a full-time role that reports into a newly placed Finance Director. The successful candidate will be an all-rounder, with exposure to QuickBooks accounting software and hands on experience of the Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable functions as well as assisting with the monthly Management Accounts preparation, Cashbook and Balance Sheet reconciliations. This is a unique opportunity to get involved at a key period of growth for our company, to help shape the financial controls of the business and prepare the company for the next phase of its development.



  • Sales and purchase ledger invoice processing
  • Journal preparation and posting, including prepayments and accruals
  • Weekly/monthly bank reconciliations
  • Balance Sheet reconciliations
  • Quarterly VAT returns
  • Assist with the preparation of the monthly management accounts
  • Ad hoc analysis tasks


  • Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to communicate effectively with all levels of management
  • Highly numerate and experience of dealing in multiple currencies
  • Advanced Excel user, vlookups and sumifs
  • Experience of month end / statutory reporting of trial balance for senior finance review
  • SME experience
  • Eligibility to work in the UK


  • Quickbooks Accounting software
  • Prepared Payroll for external advisors
  • Experience of working in a Marketing and/or Agency environment
  • Knowledge and enjoyment of Sports


  • Normal office hours (Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 5:30pm)
  • 25 days holiday (3 days to be taken during the Christmas period, plus public holidays)
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