Production Finance Manager - TV Production

Job Title: Production Finance Manager - TV Production
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Package
Reference: BBBH83665
Contact Name: Tom Chadwick
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 06, 2020 14:32

Job Description

Production Finance Manager - TV Production

Highly successful and rapidly growing Television Production Company are expanding the Finance team and are looking for a Production Finance Manager. This is a newly created role which will take full ownership of the production accountancy function and oversee the production accounting team.

Reporting to the Head of Finance, the role will incorporate the following responsibilities:

  • Supervise the Production Accounting Team including start up and closure of productions
  • Strengthen internal control systems between finance and production.
  • Supervise and Maintaining all Production Accounting Manuals and policies and templates
  • Ensuring productions are budgeted, reconciled and reported correctly both for internal and external purposes
  • Oversee Production Accountants, often off site and consolidating the accounting within the Company
  • Oversee and monitor Production Tax Credits
  • Manage yearly company audits
  • Provide up-to-date financial information on all finance matters and production/developments
  • Oversee the running of development budgets and recoveries
  • Co-ordinate production finance meetings
  • Provide Production accounting support on complex shows as and when required
  • Review Production accounting schedule and workloads
  • Oversee and manage Production petty cash, Fair FX and credit card positions to ensure these are kept up to date, accurate and cash is following compliance

The preferred candidate will need to add value to a fast-evolving team:

  • They must demonstrate solid TV production accounting experience, across multiple productions and territories
  • Excellent understanding of production payroll process, PACT/Equity agreements and tax requirements
  • Experience with Vista, SMART, strong Excel and other production accounting systems would be a real advantage
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Displays flexibility, initiative and resourcefulness
  • Track record of managing a team and nurturing production accountancy talent

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.