Senior Management Accountant

Finance and Accountancy - GBP55000£55,000 - £60,000

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Job Description

  • Contract
  • London
  • 2019-09-27
  • Job Reference: EG23930

Great opportunity within an innovative production company  that is currently undergoing an exciting period of change. The business has a plethora of well known television series under their belts and has the backing of a larger group.


To be a successful candidate you will need to have relevant skills, gained within a television business and be a qualified accountant.


This role is initially for 12 month contract.


The role:

  • Prepare the management accounts and submit to group;
  • Assist with annual budgeting, quarterly forecasting and ad hoc re-forecasting
  • Consolidate the management and production accounts;
  • Prepare the statutory and year end accounts;
  • Prepare the tax packs and submit to group;
  • Prepare and manage the year end schedules and audit process;
  • Produce development budgets;
  • Manage Broadcaster relations and negotiate cost of finance calculations if required;
  • Assist with monitoring of costs, cost reporting, and manage close down of production accounts;
  • Manage the banking relationships and accounts;
  • Manage HMRC/VAT enquiries and inspections;
  • Manage the relationship and reporting requirements of the group.


The person:

  • Qualified Accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA or equivalent);
  • Relevant experience gained within a media environment (ideally Production or Broadcast), incl. experience of producing management and statutory accounts;
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills (written and verbal);
  • Effective at building strong working relationships and influencing others without hampering their creativity;
  • Attention to detail but the ability to see the bigger picture;
  • Down to earth with a bright and cheery persona;
  • Self starter with initiative and ability to pick things up quickly.

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