Financial Controller – Entertainment
Our client, a world-leading entertainment organisation focused on the production and distribution of iconic television series and films are searching for a well-rounded qualified accountant to join their high-calibre finance team.
The successful candidate will possess the personality to build relationships with the leadership team, commercial finance and across the wider business. They will also demonstrate strong team management skills and will thrive in nurturing and developing a hungry team.
Key projects will include renewing the internal controls and process environment, looking at driving efficiencies and improved systems use and helping set the long-term strategy for the finance function.
Main Duties and Key Responsibilities
Support the CFO in the robust financial management of the business
Implement updates and improvements to accounting systems and processes, including invoicing/revenue recognition, collections, stock control and payroll
Support and develop a high-potential team of 3 qualified accountants
Timely delivery of month-end and year-end financial reports
Key liaison for the auditors
Work with Business Directors to drive improvements in controls and minimise cash leakage
Assist the Commercial Finance Director and FP&A team in presenting reports to the board and other stakeholders as required
Qualified accountant, preferably ACA from Big 4 or Top 10 firm
5-10 years PQE
Experience in a Group Finance/Controllership role previously
Experience managing teams
High energy individual with a positive attitude