General Ledger Accounting Manager - Media & Broadcasting

Job Title: General Ledger Accounting Manager - Media & Broadcasting
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, London
Salary: £40000.00 - £52000 per annum + excellent benefits
Start Date: asap
Reference: BBBH54770
Contact Name: Ricci Gowland
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 09, 2016 17:46

Job Description

Handle Recruitment is excited to be working with a leading Global Broadcasting Business, in the search to find a General Ledger Accounting Manager. Based out of their West London office, this is a fantastic and progressive opportunity for someone looking for international accounting exposure and to work in a varied and broad accounting position

Requiring a candidate to manage and supervise the entire transactional accounting function, the successful candidate will be responsible for the continual reporting and day-to-day support across all of the European finance unit.

The main responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

Month end tasks including (but not limited to):

  • Reviewing and approving journals proposed by the local European finance teams
  • Posting AR and AP subsystem journals as required

Accounts Payable:

  • Coordinating vendor information from third parties in accordance with compliance requirements
  • Creating vendor accounts in the online Vendor Request System
  • Updating vendors in PeopleSoft accounting system
  • Overseeing payment schedule for payment runs

Accounts Receivable:

  • Applying collections into the PeopleSoft accounting system following receipts from customers identified in the bank
  • Reviewing and approving billing run, credit note requests and customer master file changes


  • Managing one financial accountant, encouraging ongoing development
  • Complying with statutory and legal requirements: audit, tax, VAT and all regulatory filings or information request
  • Supporting the European regional allocation process by ongoing review and transactional input
  • Ad hoc as required

This is a fantastic position suitable for an accountant with a proven track record of management and supervision AP/AR/Treasury function or transaction function. You will be a confident communicator with reporting experience. Media and Entertainment experience and Stat Accounting/Reporting is highly desirable.

You will be a keen and dedicated individual with an eye for detail! Apply Now.

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.