Accounts Payable Assistant

An exciting opportunity to join the fastest growing music company!

Your Mission at BMG.

We are looking for an Accounts Payable Assistant to join our Finance team in our Paddington office on a 12 Month FTC. You will be working in a dynamic and busy Accounts Payable team of 4, responsible for contributing to the effective operation of the AP function through the timely and accurate processing and payment of invoices. If you are someone who can demonstrate resilience and a level of flexibility in an ever changing & fast paced environment – this role is for you!

Your Responsibilities.

  • Invoice processing  (100 per week)
  • Ensure the timely and accurate processing of weekly payment runs
  • Participation in BMG Royalty payment runs
  • Ensure accurate posting of payments, clearing of vendors and FX differences
  • Vendor master data creation through shared services
  • Posting and subsequent clearing of Direct Debits
  • Reconciling and posting of AMEX and other large accounts
  • Monitor IVS workflows and approvals
  • Vendors statement reconciliation
  • Monitor AP email accounts and timely query resolution
  • Aged Creditors reporting
  • Producing appropriate reports on a periodic basis

Your Profile.

  • Accounts Payable experience within a similar size company
  • ERP & SAP experience essential – we’re looking for a SAP superstar!
  • Intermediate Excel Skills
  • Good understanding of accounting principles
  • Resilient and adaptable
  • Able to organize a busy workload and stick to tight deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to deal with stakeholders
  • Passionate about music!

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
  • Excellent development opportunities
  • A fun and sociable office environment

What you should know about us.

BMG is a growing international music company, founded in 2008 with a revolutionary vision for the digital age. Our purpose is to be a better kind of music business.  What does that mean? We offer unparalleled creative support, provide the best access to innovative platforms and work hard to maximise the value of each and every copyright; empowering all of our artists and songwriters to achieve their greatest potential. A little bit more of how it should be (we like to think). 

BMG is a company with service, transparency and fairness at its heart and a commitment to being the best music company for songwriters, artists and everyone who works with us.

We are a division of the Bertelsmann Group which includes Penguin Random House, RTL Group and Arvato.

Head to our Linkedin, Instagram and twitter channels to get a snippet into what It’s like to work at BMG UK!


Sound like music to your ears?

Then click ‘Apply now’ and send us your application and all the reasons as to why you are the right person for this role - the challenge is on! Let’s create a future together.


Here at BMG, we don’t just encourage diversity – we celebrate it, support it and wholeheartedly promote it and its benefits to our employee’s and company alike. We are committed to equal employment opportunity and so all applicants 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. If you require any reasonable accommodation or adjustments due to a disability for any part of the application process, please send an e-mail to and let us know the nature of the request.


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.

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