Financial Controller - TV

Job Title: Financial Controller - TV
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus + Package
Reference: BBBH77457
Contact Name: Tom Chadwick
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 29, 2019 14:47

Job Description

Financial Controller - TV

International TV production company are looking for 1 to 2 years post qualified ACA, ACCA or CIMA Financial Controller reporting into and assisting the FD.

Responsibilities will include:

Management accounts:

  • Preparation and submission of forecasts and annual budget
  • Preparation of consolidated monthly management accounts for US & UK with review and comparison to actual, forecast and budget
  • Updating and accuracy of US & UK order books with regard to current and potential programme commissions
  • Consolidation and completion of group reporting schedules for submission to parent company with regard to monthly management accounts, forecasts and annual budgets

Production & Royalty Accounting:

  • Working closely with Production Management in New York to produce regular cost reports and assist with payment runs as needed and be key contact for PMI queries
  • Preparation of quarterly royalty reporting to 3rd parties

Year end & Treasury:

  • Produce year-end audit packs for each company and liaison with auditors
  • Preparation of annual statutory financial statements and tax packs for UK entities
  • Assist in producing relevant data for US filing purposes
  • Monitor cashflow and review company UK and US balances and prepare weekly cashflow reports


  • Assist FD with appraisal and allocation of workload, job roles and monitor performance & development of the existing finance team
  • Updating and expand on current policy and procedure documentation
  • Provision of adhoc financial analysis and other information requests as required

The successful candidate must demonstrate strong communication and interpersonal skills, They must be:

  • Hands-on, energetic, proactive, self-starter who is able to work to tight deadlines
  • Good communicator who gets on well with people, with the confidence to build relationships at all levels, both internally and externally.
  • ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified.
  • Solid accounts experience, preferably previous consolidation experience
  • Excellent Excel skills, including pivot tables, VLookups.

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.