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Group Finance Control & Compliance Analyst - TV

Job Title: Group Finance Control & Compliance Analyst - TV
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, London
Industry:
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Package
Reference: BBBH55390
Contact Name: Tom Chadwick
Contact Email: tom.chadwick@handle.co.uk
Job Published: November 24, 2016 11:42

Job Description

Group Financial Control and Compliance Analyst - TV

Rapidly expanding TV group with an already exciting portfolio of brands are looking for a newly qualified ACA, ACCA, CIMA Group Financial Control & Compliance Analyst who will be responsible for a wide range of financial control assignments and consolidation of risks and issues across the group.

This role will involve a significant level of liaison with all the operating companies within the group and the main responsibilities will include:

Internal Controls & Audit

  • Work with the Financial Control & Compliance Manager to enable an on-going programme of internal audits
  • Own the audit planning and risk coverage process arranging audit timings with the Finance Directors of the various operating companies
  • Create audit programmes to effectively test the control environment, specifically balance sheet reviews and cost audits
  • Plan and deliver end-to-end audits across production, financial and compliance areas
  • Co-ordinate and work with the shareholders' internal audit teams as necessary
  • Consolidate and detail the outcome of the internal audit reviews in a report with value add and practical recommendations
  • Analyse and conclude on the effectiveness and efficiency of processes and controls including prioritization of audit recommendations
  • Track audit recommendations to ensure that implementation is achieved against targets and remediation is effective
  • Ad hoc projects or reviews that may be required in response to issues or concerns raised within the company

General Compliance

  • Track changes required to the Policies & Procedures manual and liaise with various heads of department to update twice annually
  • Assist the Financial Control & Compliance Manager with wider compliance within group companies (e.g. Anti-Bribery & Corruption, HR, Policies & Procedures).

Quarterly Balance Sheet Reviews

  • Determine a process for and carry out quarterly balance sheet reviews of the operating companies
  • Consolidate and detail the outcome of the review, tracking any feedback/improvement points or concerns

The successful candidate must be/have:

  • A qualified accountant with Big 4 training, 2 years PQE
  • Experienced in Internal Audit & Control testing preferably within the media industry
  • Report writing experience
  • Basic IT controls experience
  • Strong operational and project background
  • Familiarity with accounting/reporting systems (Cognos advantageous)
  • GL/TB experience desirable
  • Experience with process of system implementations advantageous
  • Minimum level of travel, the majority will be in London, with one or two overseas trips per year.

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.