Production Accountant - 1 year FTC

19 Mar 2017
18 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Role overview:
Reporting to the Head of Production Finance, you will have the responsibility to provide a comprehensive and professional production accounting service for this global brand based in Amersham.

Please make sure the location is ok before applying.

• Manage all systems and controls required in accordance with policies and procedures and ensure they are followed
• Provide support and back-up for the production team as required
• Produce the monthly cost report package including detailed costs to complete, variance report and progress report
• Assist with the budget preparation if required and review the final budget for errors
• Ensure the overhead recoveries are adequate and prepare the monthly overhead cash flow
• Control all production expenditure by coding and managing authorisation of invoices, expense forms, cheque requisitions and petty cash
• Control and reconcile all production petty cash
• Raise sales invoices on a timely basis and chase outstanding debtors, flagging any issues to central finance
• Reconcile and clear down the production recharge account
• Open the production bank account and ensure it is closed at the end of the production and act as one of the signatories on the bank account
• Prepare the production close down report package and assist central finance in closing the production in the finance systems
• Manage the working relationship with the Programme Finance Assistant supporting you
• Supervise a Programme Finance Assistant or Associate Production Accountant when necessary
• Manage the accounting on development budgets

Qualifications & Experience:
• The ideal candidate must have prior experience of working as a sole or lead production accountant on a large/medium production
• Previous experience dealing with outsourced payroll would be an advantage
• Previous experience managing an assistant would also be an advantage