Finance Assistant (6 month FTC)

Space and Time Media

£ 27,000


Want to join an agency on a transformational growth trajectory? Want to be part of the success story of that award-winning, independent team? Then look no further. Join a responsible, engaged employer with a proven heritage of nurturing talent, creating structured progression and generating significant opportunities for career enrichment. Perfect.

The role

Needed: a Finance Assistant to join Space & Time Media's Bournemouth team. This is a full-time position for a period of 6 months, with the possibility of extension to support the team during a busy period.

What will you be doing?

  • High volume processing of purchase invoices
  • Matching invoices to purchase orders
  • Effective & timely supplier invoice query resolution
  • Supplier statement reconciliation
  • Credit card expenses processing
  • Cash expense claims processing
  • Preparation of payment runs
  • Daily bank reconciliations
  • Cash position updating
  • Filing & general administration, including answering phones/emails, banking, post, etc
  • Assist with month end closing to enable prompt preparation of monthly management accounts
  • Provide data for inclusion in accruals and prepayment schedules
  • Identify, extract & store fixed asset invoices for year end audit
  • Assist with year-end audit as directed by the FC

Who are they looking for?

  • Experience of working in a purchase ledger role within a high process volume accounts department is preferable
  • High levels of accuracy when working under pressure and to deadlines
  • Good keyboard & IT skills, including experience of accounting systems and MS Office (especially Excel and Word)
  • Good communication skills with the ability to quickly build professional working relationships
  • Ability to work unsupervised and as part of a team
  • Willingness to learn and develop new skills
  • Flexibility to occasionally work outside of normal contracted hours to meet deadlines and ensure daily processing stays up-to-date (i.e. to ensure there is no backlog)

The exciting bits! 

  • Hybrid working 
  • Flexible working
  • Company pension scheme
  • Interest free season ticket loans
  • Discretionary bonus scheme
  • Cycle2Work scheme
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Extra days given off at Christmas
  • Birthday early finish
  • Quarterly funded socials
  • Office drinks fridge
  • Free fresh fruit 

Family Friendly Benefits

  • Enhanced Maternity and Paternity pay
  • Paid time off for Fertility Treatment

Learning and Development

  • Linkedin E-learning 
  • Award winning Inhouse Space Academy training and development 


  • DEI employee network 
  • Difference Days/Volunteering days
  • Menopause Support Group
  • Trained mental health first aiders in all our offices
  • Company EAP scheme

Why Space & Time are great to work for

In their own words... “A vibrant and progressive Growth Marketing agency boasting two decades of innovation, diversification and sustained growth. A responsible, engaged employer with a proven heritage of nurturing talent, creating structured progression and generating significant opportunities for career enrichment.

We’re especially invested in the culture of our business and have worked hard to foster a flexible, enjoyable and supportive working environment across all five of our offices. We are committed to providing a workplace that actively embraces diversity, is inclusive of all and free from discrimination and harassment. Join a team of professionals that take pride in delivering outstanding work for our clients.”

Company Description

Space & Time is an award-winning independent media planning and buying agency with offices in London, Surrey, Manchester and Edinburgh.

They're client-focused and results-driven; with all the channels covered. Online: Display, Video, Social, Email, Pay Per Click, SEO, Programmatic and Offline: TV, Cinema, Radio, Print, Out Of Home, Direct Mail. But what really sets them apart is their people, their values and their willingness to go further to get results.

Their clients work across a variety of sectors such as retail, property, food & drink, health, charity, finance, sport and leisure & tourism.

They're Google Premier Partners, Microsoft Advertising Partners, Facebook Marketing Partners, and are recommended by The Drum. They have 5 offices across the UK, in London, Manchester, Edinburgh, Reigate and Bournemouth.