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Senior Production Accountant - TV

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus + Package
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted over 2 years ago

  • Sector: finance
  • Contact: Tom Chadwick
  • Contact Email:
  • Expiry Date: 30 December 2021
  • Job Ref: BBBH93305

Senior Production Accountant - TV

Highly successful TV production company are looking for an experience Senior Production Accountant to lead on and manage a range of production budgets, providing updates and reports as required and taking appropriate actions to ensure budgets remain on track and to provide guidance and support to the Production Managers.


  • Managing production accountancy using SAGE.
  • Reviewing cost reports on a regular basis including current spend and projected costs.
  • Managing the production ledgers, processing pay runs and correct allocation.
  • Managing petty cash and credit card reconciliation.
  • Preparing trial balance and cost reports for broadcasters.
  • Setting up Cost Managers and additional checking of budgets, as required.
  • Managing the production payroll, ensuring auto-enrolment and Schedule D requirements are met.
  • Assisting with preparation of monthly management accounts, including variance analysis and commentary
  • Assisting with Stat and Financial Accounting
  • Assisting with Group consolidations


  • Fully qualified accountant (ACA/CIMA/ACCA).
  • Experience of working with the main UK broadcasters e.g., BBC, Netflix, Channel 4.
  • Experience of managing multiple productions simultaneously.
  • Highly experienced and proficient using Excel Cost Manager.
  • Previous experience using SAGE.
  • Experience of managing production payroll, auto-enrolment and Schedule D requirements.
  • Strong interest in the film and tv industry.

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