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Senior Retoucher

London
Dependent on experience

Hempstead May is offering an exciting position to join our expanding office as a full time Senior Retoucher in our London studio.

We are looking for a career minded retoucher, who is passionate about high-end fashion, photography and printing. We require a dedicated and hard working candidate with a keen eye for detail and meticulous working methods.

This position offers a great opportunity for career progression and growth in a growing company.

Ideally you will have a minimum of 5 years of experience, with strong skills and proven ability in; beauty, hair, comping, reshaping and colour.

You will be a fast learner and able to adjust to our specific techniques. You must also have a good level of knowledge in printing techniques including GMG proofing and it’s various profiles.

The role will often be client facing, so a personable and approachable candidate is preferred. Knowledge of the industry and it’s contemporary and classic artists is essential.


We look forward to meeting you…

Middle Weight Retoucher

London
Dependent on experience

Hempstead May is offering an exciting position to join our expanding office as a full time ŒMiddle weight Retoucher in our London studio.

We are looking for a career minded retoucher, who is passionate about high-end fashion, photography and printing. We require a dedicated and hard working candidate with a keen eye for detail and meticulous working methods.

This position offers a great opportunity for career progression and growth in a growing company. Ideally you will have a minimum of 3 years of experience, with strong skills and proven ability in; beauty, hair, comping, reshaping and colour. You will be a fast learner and able to adjust to our specific techniques.

The role will often be client facing, so a personable and approachable candidate is preferred. Knowledge of the industry and it's contemporary and classic artists is essential.

We look forward to meeting youŠ

Experiential Photography Assistant and Photobooth Operator

London
Starting from £12.50p.h.

The Republic of Photography provides immersive, creative photography experiences at live events, retail promotions and great parties in a fresh and modern way. Our clients range from high-end fashion brands to tech companies, music festivals, awards nights and event organisers. We provide them with bespoke photo shoots tailored to their brand or theme and our unique photo booths and photo pods.

We are seeking fun, energetic and personable people to join our team of talented freelancers. Successful applicants will have a friendly, outgoing personality, a can-do-attitude and be experienced in customer service, promotions and hospitality. Due to the high calibre of work and high profile clients, it is essential that you are well presented and have a professional work ethic.

Photographic knowledge and experience using computers (both PC’s & Mac’s) is required. The successful applicants will also display an ability to use their own initiative out in the field, problem solve, and work well under pressure. The hours can be long and some heavy lifting is involved but the work is varied and fun.

Although this is a freelance position we are looking for people who can commit to regular work on a monthly basis. Work is based in London, but events are across the UK and Europe.

Hourly rates start at £12.50 per hour, which will increase with experience.

If you would like to join our team please send a CV along with a covering letter explaining why you would make a great member of the team to Rebekka – rebekka@the-rop.com by Friday 14th March 2017.

Production Manager

Clapham Junction
TBC

We are looking for a person on a freelance basis, who has experience working in a busy photographic studio environment, to work on an approximately 12-week catalogue shoot and potential future shoots.

Responsibilities include checking and organising product for stylists and photographers, keeping track on shot progress and feeding back to the client. You will be the link between the studio and the client and will be responsible for keeping track of all costs associated with the shoot.

Must be highly organised, excellent computer user and confident with Excel.

You will need to be free to shadow our current production person for a few days mid April and the job is due to start mid August.

Please send CV to jobs@rawlightphotography.com

Finance Officer

London
£30,000

AOP Finance Officer
Closing Date Monday 10 April

The role will be responsible for the Management Accounts, all payments and receipts, reconciliation and Financial Reporting for the association. You will also mange the Payroll, VAT return and prepare the accounts for the Auditors. You will play a key role in planning and budgeting for the Association’s activities and will manage the Cashflow, its reporting and projection.

Reporting to the Executive Director you will also be expected to work with the Marketing and Events Manager and others within the AOP team.

The role will require an individual to balance strategic capacity, numeric abilities and energy with a strong operational and delivery orientation. The range of responsibilities that will typify the role are developed further below:

Summary of responsibilities:
• Overall responsibility for financial accounting, management accounting and internal control systems for the AOP
• You will support the organisation in developing its financial strategy, its ability to report management information, analyse and report risk
• You will help ensure the Association complies with all relevant legislation and regulations from HM Revenue & Customs
• You will be responsible for the reconciliation of accounts
• You will prepare monthly and annual management accounts, budgets, forecasts and cashflow projections
• You will be responsible for the accounting system (SAGE Line 50)

Specific responsibilities:

Financial Management
• Maintain overall responsibility for the computerised accounting systems, including sales ledger, purchase ledger, cash book, payroll system, nominal ledger and balance sheet
• Provide accounting information to our external accountants, who will prepare the statutory accounts for the Association and liaise with them during this period to ensure a satisfactory outcome.
• Prepare, reconcile, adjust and present the Management Accounts, Cash Flows and Balance Sheet to the Executive Director every month
• Preparation of other financial information and reports for the Board
• Report to the Finance Committee as and when required
• With the Executive Director and Finance Committee, produce the annual budget.
• Prepare and update cash flow forecasts and advise accordingly
• Liaise with ED and staff budget holders on preparation of project/cost centre budgets. Co-ordinate information from these and adjust budget and forecasts as required. Highlight any un-budgeted items and notify thereof
• Prepare reports for other financial management purposes as and when requested e.g. on subscriptions, salaries, etc.
• Produce royalties report for contributors to Beyond the Lens so enable correct recompense.
• Reconcile payments made both online and during external AOP events
• General Cash Flow management

Tax
• VAT – calculate, prepare returns and liaise with HMRC
• PAYE and all dealings with Inland Revenue

Payroll
• Staff salary payments including overtime and payments to any freelance or temporary staff
• Preparation of paperwork for new and departing staff
• Working with outside agencies process the AOP pension scheme
• Run monthly staff payroll

Purchase Ledger
• Processing and posting invoices. Generate and check reports. Preparation of suppliers’ payment lists
• Allocate invoices. Obtain authorisation from budget holder. Assist budget holder in dealing with any discrepancies and notify ED
• Provide posted invoices approved by budget holder to ED for review
• Raise invoices and pay suppliers
• Negotiate late payment where needed
• Prepare aged creditors list.

Sales Ledger
• Checking and approving subscription invoices
• Raise Sponsorship invoices and allocate income
• With ED agree policy for unpaid members and for pursuing other unpaid bad debts.
• Oversee accounting entries for the Petty Cash and the Staff and Board Expenses

Bank
• Responsible for the reconciliation of all bank accounts
• Liaise with bank on day-to-day matters
• Ensure that the Bank receives quarterly management accounts and other reports, as required

End of Year Accounts
• Prepare accounts to trial balance
• Prepare all supporting paperwork and provide to auditors
• Identify and review any differences between management accounts and year-end accounts and discuss with ED and Auditor
• Liaise with Auditor and deal with questions

Other:
• You will be the point of contact for the Finance Area of the Association. You may also be expected to maintain a number of lists and databases, relating to membership, activities and events that we may run.
• You will be a member of the Finance Committee (Working Group).
• You will undertake any other duties as and when reasonable requested to do so, by the Executive Director

Experience
• You will have experience of financial management
• Extensive experience of Sage financial reporting software and other financial systems
• Confident and experienced with the working with the Subscriber membership CRMs; the AOPs current system, or similar

Terms and Condition
The role is based at the AOP offices at Holborn Studios, Eagle Wharf Road, London N1

Salary in the range £30,000

Working hours (37.5 hour week), the AOP office is normally operates between 9am – 6pm Monday to Friday, though some evening and weekend working will be required.

20 days holiday per year plus 8 Bank Holidays and 3 other days over Christmas when the office is closed