Financial Controller - Entertainment

  • Location

    City of London

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £75,000

  • Contact email:

    james.harold@altumconsulting.co.uk

  • Published:

    19 days ago

  • Duration:

    Temp to Perm

  • Expiry date:

    2020-09-28

​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

Ad-hoc projects

Key Requirements:

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