Senior Manager, FP&A - TV Production

Job Title: Senior Manager, FP&A - TV Production
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: Car + Bonus + Package
Reference: BBBH75168
Contact Name: Tom Chadwick
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 02, 2019 17:26

Job Description

Senior Manager, FP&A - TV Production

International TV Production business are looking for a qualified ACA, CIMA or ACCA Senior Manager, FP&A who will be responsible for reporting process management, the consolidation, reporting & analysis of monthly and forecast cycle management information, including preparation of the Group Finance Reports for International Television Production Senior Management.

This role will involve:

  • Ensure financial planning and reporting highlights are shared with the Finance Management Team in a timely manner.
  • Take ownership of the development of management KPI's including establishing / enhancing processes to leverage SAP based reporting and other sources of management information.
  • Consolidate Group management reporting packs on a timely basis (monthly actual results, monthly full-year forecasts, quarterly re-forecasts, annual budgets and LTP), including analysis, KPI and commentary for Group senior management.
  • Review & consolidation of monthly P&L and cash flow forecast updates and related variance analysis.
  • Responsibility for management of month end, quarter end and quarterly reforecast/budget processes, including preparation of consolidated analysis & commentary, monthly Flash and Group Finance reports and other close sign off materials
  • Own the process for upgrading, co-ordination and consolidation of programme slates, per episode revenues and CoS, Ultimate's and by-title costing forecasts during relevant financial planning and reporting cycles.
  • Ownership of the Group & Opco finance management reporting templates, supporting information sources and data hierarchies.
  • Extract & highlight relevant trends, risks and opportunities within management information to the Executive Director, Management Reporting
  • Active involvement / leadership of system projects (enhancements & new systems eg Business Objects slate reporting) and reporting simplification processes to ensure the department is leverage technology and processes efficiencies to allow greater focus on value added management information & reporting.
  • Preparation of Ad hoc financial reports and analysis, as required by the Executive Director, Management Reporting.

Skills and background:

  • Graduate calibre Qualified Accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) or equivalent international, graduate or business-related qualification, with approx 5-7 years post-qualified experience.
  • Highly numerate with excellent excel skills, including financial modeling and pivot tables
  • Strong analytical skills, including the ability quickly to grasp the "big picture" and exhibit judgment in drawing conclusions and solving problems.
  • Experience of working in the international TV production and/or format business, in a multinational, multicurrency environment.
  • Budgeting and reporting experience, including reporting systems, with specific exposure to SAP BW reporting
  • Exposure to international accounting / US GAAP standards preferred.
  • Previous management experience essential.
  • Good team player with an ability to operate in a collaborative manner

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.