Accounts Receivable Assistant


We are hiring!


We have an exciting opportunity for an Accounts Receivable Assistant to join our busy Finance Team here in our Paddington office on a 12 month maternity cover contract.


Your Mission at BMG.

As part of the Finance Transactions Team the successful candidate will demonstrate a knowledge and passion for Accounts Receivables. Proven experience in an end to end billing cycle, credit control, cash collection, sales order processing, aged debt reporting and SAP will be a pre-requisite.


Process driven, service orientated and adaptable, the AR Associate

will actively contribute to on-going project work and the further development of our SAP S4 Hana Sales and Distribution Module as we move to towards automated system solutions.


The role requires a high degree of interaction between key stakeholders across the business and therefore requires a confident and clear communicator

to nurture and build relationships

Your Responsibilities.

  • Monitoring Accounts Receivable inbox
  • Sales invoice generation 
  • Generation of Aged Debt reports and monthly AR KPI’s
  • Master Data creation via SSF portal
  • Generation of monthly dunning letters
  • Using Experian to determine customer credit risk
  • Inter-company invoicing
  • Month-end tasks including ensuring posting of all Sales Orders                                                                                                   
  • Accounts Receivable function for BMG Hong Kong


Your Profile.


  • Previous AR experience
  • Strong understanding of general accounting
  • Experience using SAP
  • Strong knowledge of excel, including v-lookups and pivot tables
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills/ confident and collaborative
  • Can perform in a high pressured environment

It’s a plus if you are also partially qualified or studying towards an accountancy qualification and/or if you have S4 Hana Sales and Distribution Module experience


Now, what's in it for you?

  • 25 days annual leave plus 3 days between Christmas & New Year
  • Subsidised gym membership
  • Private Health Insurance
  • Competitive pension scheme
  • Annual gig allowance
  • Artist showcases
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Season Ticket Loan
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Programme
  • Subscription to Headspace
  • Give As You Earn Scheme 
  • Flexible working 
  • Excellent development opportunities
  • A fun and sociable office environment (Currently virtual!)
  • Flexible working opportunities


About BMG

Founded in 2008, BMG is already the world’s fourth biggest music publisher and the first new global player in the recordings business in decades. BMG’s pitch is unique – a relentless focus on fairness and transparency and service to its artist and songwriter clients.


BMG’s 19 offices across 12 core music markets now represent over 3m songs and recordings, and thousands of artists and songwriters attracted by its fresh approach which now includes production music, film and books as well as music publishing and recordings.


BMG is owned by international media, services and education company Bertelsmann, whose other content businesses include the broadcaster RTL Group, the trade book publisher Penguin Random House and the magazine publisher Gruner + Jahr. With its multi-platform perspective, integrated technology platform and commitment to help artists maximize their income, BMG aims to be the best company in music to do business with.

Are you interested? Then send us your CV and a covering letter explaining why you are the best candidate for the job!


Applications close on the 12th March 2021. 


Please note, we are not currently accepting agency CVs for this role. Any CVs sent speculatively will not be eligible for a fee.


At BMG we are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.
All applicants to BMG will receive equal treatment regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

We want all applicants to perform to their full potential throughout the recruitment process. To ensure you are able to perform to your full potential, we are easily able to offer reasonable adjustments. If you require support with your application or would benefit from reasonable adjustments during the recruitment processes do not hesitate to reach out to us at

We are happy to discuss the possibility of reduced hours, remote working, flexible start and finish times, or compressed hours. We can’t always accommodate every request, but we do promise not to judge you for asking.

It is really important to us that our staff are paid fairly and proportionately so as such we are proud to be an accredited London Living Wage employer.


Date:  Feb 19, 2021

London, LND, GB, W21AS

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