Qualified Accountant – TV Production / Sports

London (Central), London (Greater)
£200-£250 per day
23 May 2014
23 Jun 2014
Sauce 21116MV
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client is a world class, International TV production and media events business, with studios and production facilities based in West London.

They have an urgent need for a fully qualified accountant, to join them as a Production Accountant, working across on a range of sports and entertainment programmes. Acting as a link between the head of finance and the production management teams, the purpose of the role is to manage the production spend on 50+ live or non-live events throughout a year.

You will take ownership for:

  • Co-ordinating and managing the preparation of accurate, detailed and timely events budgets
  • Production budgeting process from setting through to close down
  • Monitoring costs against budgets on a regular basis
  • Consolidating the event budgets in to a quarterly rolling financial forecast
  • Ensure all production purchases comply with regulations and paying freelancers
  • Reviewing and posting journals for PM
  • Authorising float and expenses accounting and purchase invoices
  • You will also be required to produce ad-hoc financial analysis for the head of finance as required and fixed asset accounting

You are a fully qualified accountant (CIMA, ACA or ACCA) with commercial experience, gained working in an accounts role within a commercial environment. Preferably in TV Production or Media business, with knowledge of Tax.

You have strong analytical and organisational skills, and strong systems skills, preferably with SAP. A strong interest in sports or golf would be highly beneficial.


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