Production Accountant/Analyst

Recruiter
Reed
Location
Central London, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
20 Aug 2019
Closes
29 Aug 2019
Ref
1222675853
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our client is a very successful and well established theatre, TV and film production business. They are currently looking to recruit an experienced Accountant to join their small finance team in the role of Contra Accountant, focusing on costs and revenue analysis for the group and it's activities.

Analysis of the contra information received from theatres:

Revenue analysis - Box office remitted is in accordance with the contract

Cost analysis - the staffing, marketing and other recharges are in accordance with the contract

Highlight any costs running over budget in order that action can be taken

Identify efficiencies and propose changes to operational procedures

Develop relationships with the individual theatres in order to resolve any queries that arise

Work closely with the Production department to ascertain the relevant information

Develop relationships with Company managers in order that they provide the information required

Raise the relevant invoices for revenues and costs associated with the theatre contras

Resolve any theatre debtor issues

Build upon and develop the existing systems

Weekly Accounts:

Provide the production cost analysis required for the weekly accounts covering production fees, hires, haulage, travel, etc

Calculate the expected contra recharge from each theatre for each show, based on the budget and known costs

Check any discrepancies between running costs and budget

Liaise with the theatres and company managers to ascertain the weekly monies receivable from the theatres

This is an excellent opportunity to join a passionate and hardworking team in a commercial Accountant role

In addition to strong accounting skills, the ideal candidate will also be able to demonstrate the following skills and attributes:

Analytical

Commercial

Thorough and tenacious

Problem solver

Initiative

Flexible

Excellent people skills, including developing relationships

Team player

The working hours are 9am-6pm with a requirement to work from 10am-7pm on a rota basis.

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