Junior Project Accountant

VML Enterprise Solutions

Department: Finance

Location: Watford, United Kingdom

Who We Are:

At VML, we are a beacon of innovation and growth in an ever-evolving world. Our heritage is built upon a century of combined expertise, where creativity meets technology, and diverse perspectives ignite inspiration. With the merger of VMLY&R and Wunderman Thompson, we have forged a new path as a growth partner that is part creative agency, part consultancy, and part technology powerhouse. 

Our global family now encompasses over 30,000 employees across 150+ offices in 64 markets, each contributing to a culture that values connection, belonging, and the power of differences.  Our expertise spans the entire customer journey, offering deep insights in communications, commerce, consultancy, CRM, CX, data, production, and technology. We deliver end-to-end solutions that result in revolutionary work. 

The opportunity:

Junior Project Accountant needed to join our team for a 12 month Fixed Term Contract.

What you’ll be doing:

  • An integral member of the accounting team with a view to "owning" the numbers for the respective areas.
  • Raising Invoices and credit notes in BC system and sending to clients.
  • Management of Debtors ledger and credit control for respective client portfolio
  • Revenue Recognition, liaising with Account Exec’s and Project managers monthly to calculate monthly revenue on projects (Time & Materials and Fixed Price projects)
  • Ensuring all the correct documentation/contracts are in place for revenue recognition.
  • Finalising monthly WTC revenue
  • Responsible for Revenue SOX reporting
  • Ad hoc management reporting
  • Assisting in SOX, internal and external audits
  • Review and post journals into Business Central
  • Set up of new clients
  • Support improvement activities and any new business initiatives.

What we want from you:

Required

  • Experience in revenue/project accounting, AR management and credit control 
  • Proficient in use of IT systems, Accounting systems and Excel 
  • Ability to work autonomously  
  • Experience providing management reporting 
  • Ability to communicate well at all levels and build good relationships, both internally and externally, whilst maintaining professionalism, control and integrity 
  • Flexible, cooperative and supportive to management 
  • Team player, prepared to support/cover other administrative roles when required & without prompting 
  • Hard-working, committed, able to use initiative, to prioritise, to meet reporting deadlines and to respond quickly to business requirements 
  • Excellent attention to detail

If you know some of this, even better 

  • CIMA/AACA qualified/part qualified 
  • Some experience of the IT Services Industry would be an advantage 
  • Experience working in a large multidisciplinary agency

What we can offer you:

Alongside the opportunity to work with some of the most exciting brands around the world, we’ll also prioritise your career development and help you grow your skills. We’ll empower you to make a difference, allow you to be yourself, and respect who you are.

We offer a great benefits package including hybrid working that works for everyone, a discretionary bonus scheme, training opportunities, competitive pension, medical insurance, life assurance, social events, opportunities to buy and sell holidays, family friendly policies, discounts with hundreds of retailers and much more.

AT VML Enterprise Solutions

Our Enterprise Solutions division houses strategic consultants, creative and technical architects and skilled developers and operators that together help some of the world’s leading organisations to deliver outstanding digital experiences across all major routes to market worldwide: marketplaces, online retailers, D2C, B2B and social platforms. With over 4,200 experts in 55 operational centres across 34 countries, our capabilities span the entire buying journey from customer acquisition, through engagement, to conversion and loyalty, driving multi-channel growth for world-leading brands.

We work with some of the most exciting brands such as The Coca-Cola Company, EY, Bosch, Unilever, Ford, DFS, Mercedes-Benz, Johnson & Johnson, Nestlé, Sainsbury’s, Selfridges, Shell and Tiffany & Co. We’ve built over 500 platforms for brands and retailers and generate in excess of $29bn annually for our clients and work with over 50 strategic partners including Adobe, SAP, Salesforce, HCL, Shopify, Sitecore, BigCommerce, commerce tools and Acquia. Our reputation is based on our people, and we believe we have some of the best in the business.

As our business grows internationally, we’re looking for new people to join us on our journey to inspire and take a key role in shaping some of the best commerce solutions, services, and websites in the world. Working as a team, no problem is insurmountable; we share in our client’s successes and believe that anyone can show creative bravery no matter what their role is in the team.

At VML, we are committed to fostering an all-inclusive work environment that is both rewarding and career-forward. Our Inclusion, Equity & Belonging initiatives, alongside the VML Foundation, reflect our dedication to giving back and making a positive impact in our communities and beyond. Our people are the heartbeat of our organization—creators, doers, innovators, makers, and thinkers—who drive not just marketing, but meaningful experiences that resonate in every action and interaction. 

VML is a WPP Agency. For more information, please visit our website, and follow VML on our social channels via Instagram, LinkedIn, and X. 

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