Production Accountant - TV

Recruiter
SAUCE RECRUITMENT
Location
London, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
17 Sep 2019
Closes
26 Sep 2019
Ref
1264469689
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are currently working with a fantastic TV Production company that is looking for a Production Accountant for an initial 6 months contract. The role would very much suit someone who in an experience Production Accountant, has experience of television guidelines and is a team player. Your main responsibility will be around cost reporting, reconciling, overseeing production floats/cash requirements, producing cost reports and a variety of other Production Accountant responsibilities. The ideal next employee will have at least 2+ years in television as a Production Accountant. Roles/Responsibilities: •Producing all external cost reporting •Monthly and weekly meetings with FC, Production Accountant and Head of Production to report and discuss all productions, highlighting any concerns and reporting on production variances •Meet with Production Manager to report and discuss productions and their current status •Reconciling cost managers to SUN accounts for all productions at set monthly intervals •Raising purchase orders for all spend on the productions •Reconciling open purchase order reports to Proactis purchase ordering system and work with staff to delete unnecessary open PO's •Overseeing production floats and cash requirements for productions •Compile and check petty cash, expense and company credit card returns adhere to HMRC guidelines and company polices for posting into SUN •Producing all twice monthly cost reports for client, including cost report summary, cost report by match, cost report top sheet, bank reconciliation, accrual breakdown, trial balance and system transaction listing •Assist with monitoring of production accruals and deferrals on the balance sheet •Working with Shared Finance Centre to ensure bank reconciliations are reviewed and tailored for clients needs •Ensure all productions are complying to the Inland Revenue Film and Television Film industry guidelines •Work with the finance team to ensure productions get the best financial support possible Personal Specification •Proven production accounting experience •Knowledge of Film and Television industry guidelines •Ability to take an overview of projects •Excellent commercial awareness •Good interpersonal skills •Proactive approach to work •Good time management skills •Attention to detail •Ability to prioritise and manage responsibilities •Team Player •Approachable •Enthusiastic

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