Finance Assistant

Magpie Recruitment
Chiswick, London
17 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

This is a great opportunity for an individual to join a friendly and expanding team. Our client is based in the filming industry and they are looking for a finance administrator who can hit the ground running.

Job Summary:

Process all film rentals and cost data received from company territories, third party licensees and non-theatrical customers to produce data and reports for our partners.

The Role:

  • Ensure timely and accurate processing of all film rental and cost data from company territories, third party licensees and non-theatrical customers
  • Run and check the conversion of local currency film rental and cost data into US dollars.
  • Transmit film rental and cost data to the Partner studios, prepare and send the advance email report of summary results.
  • Deal with all queries on film rental and cost data from Partners, management and territories.
  • Prepare the documentation for participant film audits and answer any resulting queries.
  • Prepare general ledger account reconciliations.
  • Process inter territory charges
  • Liaise with the Partners regarding picture numbers and issue these to the territories. Update the system for picture numbers and rights information
  • Review and update processes to increase efficiency and accuracy on rentals and cost processing
  • Ad hoc duties as required.


  • Some accounting experience
  • Highly numerate (GCSE maths essential)
  • A level’s or equivalent
  • Competence in the use of IT tools including Excel, Word and computerised general ledger package
  • High level of accuracy with attention to detail

Person Specification:

  • The role involves communication with the Management and the Partners in general therefore the candidate should possess excellent communication skills.
  • Must have a flexible and conscientious approach
  • Ability to work alongside a busy and motivated team
  • Able to work under pressure and meet essential deadlines