·TV Production Indie
·Newly Created Role
·£50-65,000 + superb benefits & career development
Superb opportunity for a newly Qualified Accountant ideally with experience in TV production (or related TV & film industry) to join this multiple award-winning, UK TV production indie that is both an employer of choice and in rapid growth. They boast an impressive and successful slate of productions with many more currently in production/post-production.
Reporting to the FC you will support them and the Production Managers, creative teams in all aspects of the accounting & finance for their various productions (not production accounting) ensuring productions are delivered on time and to budget.
·Take end-to-end ownership of the accounting & finance of multiple production entities
·Work with the SPV (production companies) accounting teams to calculate and confirm intercompany recharges and to prepare recharge invoices.
·Prepare monthly balance sheet reconciliations for producer companies
·Prepare and file (monthly and quarterly) VAT returns
·Strong ability to prepare SPV trial balances for submission to external Accountants in connection with tax credit claims.
·Working with the Accounts Payable Team to schedule payment runs and facilitate the team's work on producer entities
·Preparation of year end files and calculation of statutory accounts
·Ensure robust financial processes and procedures are in place, seeking constant improvement.
·Supporting the development of a small junior finance team .
·ACA/ACCA/CIMA newly/recently Qualified
·Ideally experience in TV/Film production with a passion for the creative industries
·Good working knowledge of UK tax credits for production advantageous
·Confident in building relationships with finance and non-finance colleagues and senior management, both internally and externally
·Strong attention to detail essential
·Advanced Excel skills
Due to the rapid growth the career prospects will be excellent working across the business in an industry which is thriving, uber-creative, fun and highly rewarding.