This is a great role within a highly successful independent television production company. Reporting into the FD this position will have day to day responsibility for a small but growing finance team. The company has fantastic new offices in London along with offices in the US, with this position having a lot of liaison with the US FC. They are looking for a qualified accountant who has ideally gained their experience within the Media industry and wants to work for a small but growing company. The role: • Manage a team of 3 finance staff with full responsibility for the day to day finances of the UK division; • Prepare the monthly management accounts including cash flow; • Group consolidation for various companies and Joint Ventures; • Work with the auditors to ensure a smooth year end audit process; • Integration of new ventures and associated companies in to the Group; • Prepare departmental reports; • Manage the cash to reduce risk exposure to movements in forex rates; • Prepare and account for distribution statements for amounts payable for third parties; • Monitor production finance to ensure projects are funded and profitable in line with company policies. The person: • Fully qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA or equivalent); • Experience ideally gained within a television or media organisation or transferable; • Experience of managing and motivating a small finance team; • Strong technical and commercial accounting skills; • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to build strong working relationships; • Advanced Excel skills; • Deadline orientated, organised and able to inspire and motivate others; • Adaptable and have a genuine interest in the television/media industry.