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Group Financial Controller - Media and Live Entertainment

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £90,000 - £100,000 per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: finance
  • Type: hybrid
  • Contact: Jaimie Rozanski
  • Contact Email:
  • Expiry Date: 15 June 2024
  • Job Ref: 102983984

Handle Recruitment are proud to be recruiting for a Group Financial Controller to assist in overseeing the finance function for a leading Media and Entertainment Company.

This broad and progressive position will not only be responsible for supporting the European functions. Assisting the COO, the successful candidate will oversee the day-to-day activities of the team.

Being a qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) and having experience within an Entertainment or Media business you will be experienced in consolidations accounting, inter-company transactions and will have had strong exposure to working in a controls-based environment. Skilled in team management and people development this role will provide accounting exposure across all the business units and be responsible for:

Reporting and Controlling:

  • Collation and analysis of the group consolidated reports

  • Group P&L and balance sheet - management and statutory

  • Group budget and forecasts, Group cash flow reporting and forecasts

  • Oversee client reporting; producing reports/brand analysis & client projections

  • Ensure effective reporting to senior management

  • Providing analysis to support results and business decisions

  • Preparation of the monthly management accounts for group functions

  • Preparation, and review of statutory group accounting, audit, and tax

  • Producing of balances, monthly closings, reporting, forecasting, and budgeting

  • Ad-hoc analysis as requires


  • Team management and continual team development

  • Oversee routine meetings with Department Heads/Finance Managers

  • Key point of contact for Department Heads and Managers

  • Continual process improvement

  • Ensuring that deals and sales are tracked appropriately.

  • Liaising with the Business Affairs team as required

  • Supporting the team to provide answers to ad hoc queries across the business.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a track record of accounting in a UK GAAP environment, group consolidations, and taxation. Being adaptable and proactive the candidate required will possess a commercially and forward thinking mind set to add to the technical and controls based expertise. You will be adaptable, flexible and possess strong communications skills. Entertainment/Media sector experience is essential!

Working closely with senior figures within the business the position is a fantastic opportunity to work at the forefront of a company currently leading the way in its market.

Apply now!

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