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Production Accountant - TV & Entertainment

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £40000.00 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 18 days ago

  • Sector: finance
  • Type: hybrid
  • Contact: Ricci Gowland
  • Contact Email: ricci.gowland@handle.co.uk
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 27 August 2022
  • Job Ref: BBBH100215

A multi-award-winning talent management and television Production company is looking for an experienced Production Accountant to join their London office. This is an amazing opportunity to be part of a variety of BAFTA winning entertainment shows as well as prestigious tours for artists.

The main responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Processing and payment of invoices in the accounting system
    Entry of internal recharges and WIP balances in the accounting system
  • Reconciliation of weekly/monthly cost reports to the accounting system
  • Preparation of month end production packs, including trial balance, cost manager,
  • creditors report, bank reconciliation and quarterly VAT return for each production
  • Preparation of weekly / monthly production payroll
  • Regular liaison with respective Production Manager regarding 'actuals' and 'costs to complete' in cost manager, production payroll and under- and overspends against budget
  • Assisting in production close downs including closing bank accounts and transferring balances to the main ledgers, and generating a final cost report with accurate remaining 'costs to complete'
  • Cash flow forecasting Finance Support:
  • Assisting with record keeping - filing / archiving
  • Assisting with review and clear up of creditors ledgers
  • Assistance with bank reconciliations and clear up of un-cleared items
  • Reconciliation of petty cash
  • Assistance with banking, credit card reconciliations, assisting with production accruals clear up

The ideal candidate:

  • Previous production accounting experience is essential
  • Experience of Sage Accounts/BrightPay desirable
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Excel

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