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Finance Manager - Film

  • Location: City of London
  • Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 per annum
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 2 months ago

  • Sector: finance
  • Type: hybrid
  • Contact: Mike Foster
  • Contact Email:
  • Duration: 6 months
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 15 February 2024
  • Job Ref: BBBH108926

Finance Manager - Film

I am looking for a Finance Manager to join one of my film clients on an interim basis starting ASAP. This is a hybrid role based in London reporting to the Global CFO.

About the Role

This position is a key role in the Finance team and is critical to the surrounding business. This role will support the Global CFO by managing the day-to-day accounts operations of 2 UK companies and the preparation of their respective P&Ls & Balance sheets.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for overseeing the day-to-day running of the UK entities (x2 companies), including the management of the UK Finance Team, AP Clerk and Accounts Assistant.

  • Preparation of month-end closing tasks, i.e Bank reconciliations, Bank & petty cash FX reconciliations/ journals, Fixed Assets, Accruals & Prepayments, Intercompany recharges

  • Manage and process Timesheet reporting for Stink Digital globally

  • Controlling the TB/ Balance Sheets of both UK entities before compiling the monthly Management Accounts, including Job Profitability

  • Reporting back to the MDs/ CFO of both companies regarding the monthly management account results

  • Compile monthly employee / IR35 payroll information and paperwork to send to external payroll provider, check and approve payroll reports & manage pension contributions

  • Sending out weekly/ monthly budgets

  • Preparation of quarterly VAT returns for both UK entities

  • Preparation of annual PSA for both UK entities

  • Preparation of annual audit reports

  • Assisting the CFO with ad hoc tasks when needed

  • This is not an exhaustive list and the Finance Manager may be expected to undertake other duties broadly in line with those listed above.

Key Skills Required

  • Experience in a similar role, for example, 2-3 years

  • Qualified ACCA or equivalent

  • Experience in the Film/Media industry is a plus!

  • Strong Excel skills

  • Commercial and business awareness

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills

  • High numeracy and sound technical skills

  • Problem-solving skills and initiative

  • Strong attention to detail and an investigative nature

  • The ability to balance the demands of work with study commitments (If studying)

  • The ability to work as part of a team and to build strong working relationships

If this is the role for you apply today.

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