Financial Accounting Manager

  • Location

    City of London

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £65,000 to £75,000 per year

  • Contact:

    James Harold

  • Contact email:

    james.harold@altumconsulting.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    JH3030

  • Published:

    15 days ago

  • Duration:

    ​12 month FCT

  • Expiry date:

    2021-05-12

  • Consultant:

    ConsultantDrop

Our client

Our client is one of the largest Television businesses on the planet. Producing and distributing content across the UK, Europe, the USA and elsewhere, they are a huge business with a great culture and fantastic perks. They are currently undergoing a period of transformation and are looking for an experienced Financial Accounting Manager with strong technical expertise to help them navigate the transformation.

What you’ll do:

This is a great opportunity for a personable Financial Accounting Manager to help drive the technical accounting agenda across the newly merged business. This is a fast-paced environment so there will be variety in the role and ad-hoc projects to get involved in.

  • Review the company’s accounting requirements and ensure everything is in line under US GAAP and IFRS

  • Be the go-to advisor on technical accounting issues; consult with senior management and external auditors to ensure proper accounting treatment is applied and documented for a variety of complex transactions and general accounting matters

  • With the support of a team of 3, the Financial Accounting Manager will own and manage the month end, year-end and all financial reporting, statutory reporting and compliance activities

  • Consider implication of new accounting treatment on the businesses current process and policy. Support adoption of any necessary changes

  • Partner commercial teams to ensure a deep understanding of business activities and results and provide support and guidance for potential new business models and revenue streams

  • Help establish, develop and maintain the Group’s accounting policies and procedures company wide and support multiple subsidiary financial reporting needs

  • Provide training to accounting, finance, and business teams on new and existing accounting standards

  • Support SEC filings including the quarterly and annual reporting

Who you are:

  • Qualified ACA/CA from a practice firm (ideally Top 10)

  • Minimum experience of 5 years with a large accounting firm and/or commercial experience with a strong track record of technical accounting and research

  • Previous experience as a Financial Accounting Manager or in a similar role would be very useful

  • UKGAAP and IFRS knowledge

  • Ability to communicate and present clearly and effectively with multiple stakeholders and team members

  • Able to effectively manage competing deadlines

  • Experience working in the Media industry an advantage but not essential