Financial Accountant - Global Media & Entertainment

Job Title: Financial Accountant - Global Media & Entertainment
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH76610
Contact Name: Tom Chadwick
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 17, 2019 15:44

Job Description

We are currently recruiting a qualified (ACA/CIMA/ACA) Financial Accountant to join one of the world's leading media platforms, to support their ever-growing business.

As Financial Accountant you must have an enthusiastic approach and a strong technical background to oversee the management and production of the entire accounts.

Reporting to the Financial Controller, the main responsibilities will include:

  • Responsible for preparing timely monthly management accounts
  • Monthly overhead and variance analysis
  • Submission of monthly management accounts to Group reporting system
  • Monthly reconciliation of intercompany loans, liaising with operating companies
  • Raising sales invoices for management fees and monthly recharges
  • Preparation of annual budget and forecasts, working closely with HQ department head
  • Preparation of Year End file and key contact for both internal and external auditors
  • Preparation of statutory accounts
  • Completion of annual corporation tax packs
  • Preparation of quarterly VAT returns
  • Preparation of weekly cash forecasts for Group Treasury team
  • Checking purchase invoices for coding and authorisation
  • Work closely with the Group Finance function and Internal audit to ensure compliance with the latest tax and technical updates
  • Ensure robust financial processes and procedures are in place
  • Supervision of the Finance Assistant
  • Other ad-hoc tasks as required by the Financial Controller

The successful candidate must demonstrate strong communication and interpersonal skills, appetite for responsibility and be able to work autonomously. They must be/have:

  • CIMA/ACCA/ACA qualified, with 1-2 years PQE
  • A background in the media or a passion for the creative industries would be advantageous

Interviews will commence this week so please do get in touch ASAP if you wish to apply

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.