Finance Manager/Production Accountant - Entertainment - London

Job Title: Finance Manager/Production Accountant - Entertainment - London
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH17122020
Contact Name: Charley Callier
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 17, 2020 17:56

Job Description

Finance Manager/Production Accountant - Entertainment - London

My client, a leading Entertainment company based in London are looking for a Finance Manager/Production Accountant on a full time permanent basis. This Finance Manager will play an integral part of the finance team responsible for the day to day finances and productions.

A real family feel, the team is close knit and works very collaboratively together. They are looking for a self motivated, driven individual who has a keen passion for the Entertainment industry.

Key responsibilities:

  • Effectively communicate with the producers and production teams to ensure accurate forecasting, planning and reporting
  • Provide effective financial control and management of budgets on productions and regular cost reports to advise on any cost reductions
  • Manage day to day bookkeeping across the projects and the business, processing accounts payable and receivable, chasing debtors and recharges as applicable
  • Running of the weekly and monthly payroll for in house staff and production cast and crew
  • Control all production expenditure by coding all expenses and incoming payments and also managing the authorisation of expenditure via established processes
  • Weekly account reconciliations of all Xero accounts and projects, including the posting of manual journals and weekly/monthly accruals
  • Process royalty payments and incoming statements
  • Manage the company bank accounts and cashflow
  • Manage UK tax payments (VAT, PAYE, Pensions etc)
  • Assist with the preparation of monthly management accounts to include a balance sheet, income statement and cashflow
  • Assist in the annual audit
  • Assist the Directors and external accountants to ensure timely & accurate monthly and year end close

Key skills:

  • Previous experience in a similar role, including full cycle accounting
  • A background within Entertainment/Media is beneficial
  • Experience working in a multi currency environment
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment and to deadlines
  • Knowledge of Xero is highly desirable
  • IT proficient with strong Microsoft Excel skills
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills
  • Enthusiastic, self motivated and a great team player
  • Strong organisational skills

Apply today!

Handle actively welcomes applicants from under-represented backgrounds

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.