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Account Assistant

Nosy Crow is an award-winning independent children’s book publisher and we’ve recently celebrated our 10th birthday. We’re currently looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Accounts Assistant to join our finance team. Reporting to the Financial Controller this all-round role will incorporate involvement in all aspects of the finance function. If you’re passionate about books and know about finance, we would love to hear from you.

Key responsibilities:

Sales invoicing, agreeing balances with customers and collection of cash

Processing of purchase invoices, agreeing balances with, and organising payments to suppliers

Reconciling multi-currency bank accounts

Assistance with production of month end accounts

Assistance with the bi-annual reporting of royalties to the company’s authors and illustrators

Liaison where needed with the company’s external royalty manager and Commercial Director

Providing support and assistance during the year end statutory audit

The role will involve significant communication with customers, suppliers, authors and illustrators throughout the world, as well as regular dialogue with all the other departments within the company

What we are looking for:

Qualification to AAT level 2 or higher

Use of initiative

High levels of numeracy and accuracy

 A logical approach to work, with good communication and organisational skills

Sound experience of working in an accounts department within a small business environment.

Knowledge of QuickBooks , Zero or other similar small business accounting software is preferable but not essential as we will provide comprehensive training to the right applicant.

Proficiency in the use of Microsoft excel

You will work in small team a lively outgoing personality is needed

This is a fantastic opportunity for an accounts assistant (or similar) to make their next career move with the opportunity to progress and develop your career.  Currently this is a part time position, 3 days per week, which could grow into a full-time role.

Nosy Crow is an equal opportunities employer. We believe that employing a diverse workforce is an important factor in success and make recruiting decisions based on applicants’ experience and skills.  We welcome applications from all members of society irrespective of age, gender, disability, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief.

The Nosy Crow salary for people entering publishing at an entry level position is the London Living Wage. For all jobs, including this one, salaries are dependent on skills and experience.

If this sounds like you, please email your CV, accompanied by not more than 500 words outlining why you think you would be the perfect candidate for this exciting new opportunity to Felicity Culley ( We really look forward to reading your application.

The closing date for applications 20th February 2022.

Account Assistant

Nosy Crow, London
Full-time, Permanent
Administration, Assistant, Publishing, Communications, Royalties, Business Development, Finance
Account Assistant

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Qualification to AAT level 2 or higher