Interim Financial Controller

Job Title: Interim Financial Controller
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Hammersmith and Fulham, London
Salary: £275 - £310 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH72473
Contact Name: Edward Cardona
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 30, 2018 17:23

Job Description

Interim Financial Controller needed for an SME media production business for a period of 3-6 months. Working closely with the Finance Director and Finance Assistant, this role covers everything! Therefore the successful candidate will be very hands on, hardworking and be willing to get stuck in wherever needed. Media experience is essential for this position, preferably in sales distribution.

Key responsibilities

  • Preparation of monthly management accounts with commentary
  • Ownership of Balance Sheet accounts, ensuring balances are accurate and reconciled every month
  • Review of P&L - ensure that costs in correct categories and are complete. Manage provisions for missing costs and review of rechargeable costs
  • Maintain tracker detailing commitments and payments to producers
  • Prepare and reconcile VAT return quarterly
  • Preparation of Producer reports on a quarterly basis for assigned range of Producers
  • Support Financial Accountant with sales invoices, purchase orders and purchase invoices at busy times
  • Assist or manage ad hoc project work as required
  • Support the Finance Director with budgets

Candidate requirements

  • Qualified Accountant with a minimum of 1- 3 years PQE
  • Media experience is essential, preferably sales distribution
  • Strong time management skills
  • Experience working under pressure
  • Commercial awareness; experience with contracts is a plus
  • Xero experience is a plus
  • Rights tracker experience is a plus

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 you have not been shortlisted for the position you have applied for.