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Senior Management Accountant - Media

  • Location: London
  • Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: finance
  • Type: office-based
  • Contact: Mike Foster
  • Contact Email:
  • Duration: 12 months
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 22 November 2023
  • Job Ref: BBBH107651A

Senior Management Accountant - Childrens TV

I am looking for a Senior Management Accountant to join one of my clients.

The role;

  • will be mainly focused (but not limited) to the operating expenses, production expenses, and capex side of the finance team and will have three direct reports (2 UK based and 1 US based)


  • Ensure prompt and accurate month end reporting including variance analysis to budget

  • Preparation of monthly group consolidation

  • Review and post accruals, prepayments and general journals

  • Production and review of Balance Sheet reconciliations within agreed timescales to ensure controls compliance

  • Ensuring costs and capex are correctly coded and allocated between GL accounts and departments

  • Responsible for ensuring the completeness of the Fixed Asset Register

  • Liaise with internal teams & external consultants/advisors to assist with the timely filing of tax computations, statutory accounts, indirect taxes (included foreign subsidiaries)

  • Production of ad hoc reports and analysis based on business requirements


  • Able to understand the bigger picture and how Finance's inputs and outputs can affect the business

  • Experience working within a fast growth business environment, able to prioritise in a fast moving & dynamic environment

  • Experience working with professionals of all levels, from juniors to senior management

  • Strong interpersonal and team bonding skills to contribute to company values and team culture

  • Proactive and hands-on achiever, with good attention to detail

  • Team player with strong interpersonal and team bonding skills to contribute to company values and team culture

  • Advanced Excel skills required

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Experience working with Netsuite would be a bonus

Desired qualifications

  • ACCA / CIMA qualified or equivalent - required

  • Minimum of three years of post-qualification experience - required

  • Experience in media industry - desirable

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