Commercial Finance Executive

Job Title: Commercial Finance Executive
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits
Start Date: 16/05/2017
Reference: BBBH58872_1494943833
Contact Name: Kate Bray
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 16, 2017 15:10

Job Description

Global Media Company

Commercial Finance Manager


A large multinational media company are looking for a Commercial Finance Manager to join their busy finance team in London. You will be responsible for management accounting and commercial reporting, as well as FP&A. This would suit a qualified accountant with a couple of year's post-qualified experience looking to step into a challenging and fast-paced role.

The role

  • Period end accounting closes for a range of rights properties
  • Variance analysis of actual results against forecast
  • Preparation of periodic client accounting reports for rights properties including liaising with clients
  • Compliance with obligations under client and customer contracts
  • Liaise with group accounts payable function to ensure all company payments are made on time
  • Preparation of forecasts for rights properties on a 3 year rolling basis
  • Liaising with Commercial, Production, Legal and Finance colleagues to ensure all relevant information is collected
  • Periodic cash-flow forecasting for rights properties

The key aspect of the role is to analyse and submit monthly, quarterly and year end results complying with rights properties reporting requirements.

The person

  • Qualified accountant - ACA, ACCA or CIMA
  • At least a year's post qualified experience
  • Strong knowledge of UK and US GAAP
  • Excellent communication skills with both finance and non-finance staff and clients
  • Good understanding of revenue recognition
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Ideally experience working within the media industry
  • Ideally experience using SAP
  • Ideally experience of FP&A work

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to respond to everyone. If you have not heard from us within 5 working days of sending your CV then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for the position you have applied for.