Management Accountant

Sauce Recruitment Ltd
London, UK
16 Sep 2019
21 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently working with a fantastic TV Production company that is looking for a Management Accountant for an initial 6 months contract; with the potential to go permanent. The role would very much suit someone who in a qualified Management Accountant, who has experience in either TV or Media.

Your main responsibility will be around management accounts, balance sheets, cash flow, production accounting, year-end audit and managing a team.

The ideal candidate will be fully qualified (CIMA or ACCA), have good Excel capabilities, be proactive and have excellent attention to details.


* Producing all external cost reporting

* Detailed Profit & Loss account, with comparatives to budget and forecast

* Overhead variance analysis and reporting

* Gross Profit Summary by job

* Use of KPI's to analyse business performance

* Detailed analysis and reconciliation of balance sheet including control accounts

* Roll over and new set up of files for the new financial year

* Posting monthly inter group recharges and reconciling balances

* Preparation of monthly payroll journal

* Final review of Bank Reconciliations

* Review and forecast of the company cash flow, daily and three month forward

* Regular aged debt and aged creditor meetings with relevant finance colleague

* Production Accounting on a wide portfolio of programming across the company

* Regular meetings with Production Managers to discuss current status of production and update of cost report

* Assist with the company's year-end audit, helping to prepare Lead schedules and audit files

* Managing and developing two direct reports to help across all areas

Personal Specification

* Proven production accounting experience

* Management Accounting experience preferably in TV or Media background

* Qualified CIMA/ACCA with solid academic background

* Excellent commercial awareness

* Good system skills essential, advanced Excel

* Good interpersonal skills

* Proactive approach to work

* Good time management skills

* Excellent attention to detail

* Ability to prioritise and manage responsibilities

* Team Player who can manage and develop staff

* A good communicator who can deal with people at all levels

* Approachable

* Enthusiastic

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