Financial Accountant

Finance and Accountancy - £200 - £250 Per Day

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Job Description

Great opportunity for an experienced part qualified accountant to join a global media/entertainment organisation to work within the finance team that supports a fast moving and interesting part of the business. Working with some interesting and well-known brands you will support the business providing insightful and useful information.

This role needs a confident and outgoing individual who is comfortable and happy interacting with a variety of personalities. This is a varied role that allows you to utilise a variety of skills whilst working with highly tangible content covering the UK & a number of international territories.

To be a suitable candidate it is essential that you have gained the relevant experience ideally within a thriving media business but also have a genuine interest in working within such a fast paced industry.

This role is initially for 3 months but is likely to be extended on a rolling basis.

The Role:

  • Assist with the month end close process;
  • Weekly cash flow and P&L forecasting;
  • Support monthly/quarterly balance sheet & P&L reviews, providing insightful commentary;
  • Assist with the preparation of annual statutory accounts;
  • Liaise with the outsourced transactional function and manage the expectations of internal/external stakeholders;
  • Review monthly/quarterly intercompany recharges;
  • Review and reporting of expenses;
  • Ad hoc analysis/projects as required.

The Person:

  • Part qualified/Qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA or equivalent);
  • Previous management accounting and reconciliation experience is essential;
  • Experience of SAP would be highly beneficial;
  • Experienced ideally gained within a media organisation but a keen interest in the industry is required;
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to influence and challenge others;
  • Strong Excel skills;
  • Analytically minded with good reconciliation skills;
  • Highly personable with the ability to easily interact with others and build a rapport with others;
  • Happy to work within a fast moving and dynamic organisation that is ever changing/growing;
  • Attention to detail, deadline orientated, inquisitive and enjoys problem solving.

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