Financial Controller

Job Title: Financial Controller
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits
Start Date: 10/01/2017
Reference: BBBH56543
Contact Name: Kate Bray
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 10, 2017 13:37

Job Description

Financial Controller


Central London

Film & Technology

An exciting opportunity to join a media production company in the heart of Central London. The role is to step into a Financial Controller position as the company expands globally. This position would suit somebody who has recently qualified in a media company and would like to take the next step in their career.

The role

  • Work with the management accountants monthly to produce timely and reliable management information reports
  • Investigate variances against budgets and provide commentary
  • Review accruals and prepayments
  • Manage cash flow
  • Ensure all billing is completed promptly
  • Prepare a monthly forecast of receipts and payments
  • Review payroll prior to submission for payment
  • Update balance sheet reconciliations at each month end, identifying reconciling items and making adjustments accordingly
  • Prepare information for annual tax computations
  • Prepare and complete quarterly VAT returns
  • Review all year end requirements, reports and associated documentation
  • Lead on the external audit
  • General ledger and Fixed Asset Register maintenance
  • Establish clear guidelines and timeframes around month end reporting
  • Manage the recruitment, development and workload of finance team members
  • Ad hoc analysis

The person

  • Qualified (ACCA, CIMA or ACA)
  • Strong post-qualification experience, preferably in a similar role and industry
  • Able to explain finance to non-finance colleagues
  • Experience in staff management, able to motivate and lead others
  • Analytical
  • Methodical approach

This is a great chance to be responsible for the day to day running of the UK finance function, lead a team and take part in project work. Please note that the client can consider people on 3 month notice periods but it would be desirable for the role to start sooner if possible.

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.