Financial Controller

Job Title: Financial Controller
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: London
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Start Date: 17/04/2017
Reference: BBBH57990_1490893077
Contact Name: Dora Bagshaw
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 30, 2017 17:57

Job Description

Handle are recruiting a Financial Controller for a Maternity Cover with an Established Television Production Company in London. This is an exciting 12 fixed term contract, starting mid April. If you are looking for a Financial Controller position and meet the requirements below, please get in contact ASAP:

Job Brief

Reporting to the Finance Director, the Financial Controller is responsible for financial reporting for the Group and the individual television production companies, the maintenance and integrity of the financial control framework and the day to day management of the purchase and sales ledger.

Key Responsibilities

Production of monthly management accounts pack

Monthly results submission

Monthly bank and balance sheet control account reconciliations

Annual Budget Setting and Quarterly Reforecast

Production Accounting

Cash Management

Ensuring compliance with financial controls framework across the group

Statutory Accounts preparation

PAYE & VAT submissions

Monthly Payroll review and payment

Direct line management of an assistant accountant.

Supervision of accounts assistant and cover in her absence, including purchase and sales ledger on Sage 50

Experience and Qualifications

Qualified Accountant (ACA, CIMA, ACCA or equivalent)

Familiarity with television production accounting is preferable

Excel - intermediate level

Sage experience preferable

Hyperion experience preferable

Person Specification

Very strong communication skills

Comfortable working in a "hands-on role" to tight deadlines as part of a small team

Well organised

Enthusiastic, adaptable and highly responsive

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.