Management Accountant - talkSPORT and Digital Multiplexes

News Corp Uk & Ireland Limited
30 Sep 2017
02 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Management Accountant - talkSPORT and Digital Multiplexes Role : Primary responsibilities are the management accounting for Wireless Group's National radio stations based in London including the Multiplexes. The role, with oversight and assistance from the Senior Management Accountant - National will work alongside the Business in London. Responsibilities: * Ensure the provision of high quality financial and management information and reports that allow for improved decision-making and performance tracking, and which comply with local, Group and statutory reporting needs and accounting policies; * Analyse and report on trends, variances and performance issues; * Preparation of Monthly Management Accounts to tight deadlines; * Conduct monthly meetings with Key stakeholders at the radio stations to discuss the Management Accounts * Balance sheet management including monthly reconciliations * Controlling Revenue recognition including deferred revenue * Monthly calculation and management of prepayments, accruals, fixed assets and other control accounts. * Setting up and maintenance of Capex's in Sap * Build relationships internally with departments such as AR/AP and Treasury * Assist with the Annual Budget and Quarterly Forecasting process * Assist in the preparation of the weekly sales report for the National stations; * Royalty and other reporting to regulators and third parties; * Maintenance of the data in TM1 relating to the National Stations * Maintenance of various weekly spreadsheets such as the presenters tracker * Calculation and tracking of the monthly Multiplex Invoices * Management of one off projects arising from change in accounting systems and to improve previous processes; * Assist with the provision of finance and decision support to the business stakeholders. Skills required: * ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified or finalist * Knowledge of Radio/Media industry preferred * Experience of Budget and Forecast Preparation * Good IT proficiency including Excel & Other MS Office Packages * SAP accounting experience beneficial * TM1 experience beneficial Personal attributes required: * Drive and enthusiasm to develop the role and realise process efficiency * Ability to build and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders * A team player, who is able to work to achieving common goals * Capable of flexibility and working with ambiguity * Someone with a can do attitude that looks for solutions to problems faced Additional requirements: The role is primarily based in Peterborough, although the candidate should be open to travel occasionally where required. About Us, News UK is a great company full of talented, dedicated and creative people. We are a company which has journalism at its very heart. Our newspapers and associated websites are some of the most powerful media brands in the English speaking world, reaching 30 million people each week. They are very different products with different values and different strengths, but all are united by a commitment to independent journalism that connects with our customers. News UK is a company which thrives on pace. Our people stretch themselves on a daily basis, challenging the status quo to produce the best service possible to our readers and customers. We embrace creativity and initiative and we have some of the most talented people in the industry. If you want to work for one of the world's most exciting, challenging and creative media organisations then News UK is the place to build your career.
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