Management Accountant – Television

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

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Job Description

  • Permanent
  • London
  • 2020-07-25
  • Job Reference: EG24153

An opportunity has arisen within a leading TV & Media distribution organisation and sells and invests in a number of well-known TV programmes on a global basis. The company has been incredibly successful and has experienced huge positive growth in recent years with this looking to continue.

Working within a hard working but sociable team this role will reporting into the Financial Controller and is a varied and interesting . The client is looking for an experienced Management Accountant who has ideally gained their experience within the Media/TV industry, but other relatable industries will be considered.  You will need to have solid communication skills and be highly personable as this is a pivotal role within the team and requires a lot of communication internally and to key stakeholders.

The role:

  • Full preparation of the monthly management accounts to include balance sheet reconciliation, accruals and prepayments etc;
  • Review variances against previous years, budget & forecast, providing detailed analysis;
  • Manage complex intercompany accounts, including agreeing transactions and balances;
  • Review complex deals to ensure all elements are considered and correctly accounted for;
  • Support the sales teams, reviewing new contracts to ensure commission rates and revenue recognition is correctly applied to the system and correctly invoiced;
  • Manage the complex factoring arrangements, developing processes and reconciliations to ensure correct accounting;
  • Complete quarterly balance sheet reviews;
  • Set up new customers, calculate and reviewing of profitability;
  • Monthly transfer pricing calculations, UK & International;
  • Prepare and submit UK & International tax and indirect reporting;
  • Manage the internal controls;
  • Assist with systems improvements & various projects, including project scoping, testing and roll-out;
  • Assist with the preparation for the internal audit process
  • Rollover and update the annual accounts.

The person:

  • Fully qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA or equivalent) ideally with a minimum of 3 years PQE;
  • Experience gained within TV, Media or TV/Film distribution would be highly desirable;
  • Organised, attention to detail and highly motivated;
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Advanced Excel skills;
  • Professional, adaptable and ability to manage multiple stakeholders;
  • Proven experience of managing projects and/or systems;
  • Strong team player, outgoing/sociable and switched on;
  • Good academics and educated to degree calibre.

Due to the high volume of applications received, regrettably only successful candidates will be contacted

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