Financial Controller - Film

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    Erin Wilson

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    about 1 month ago

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​Altum Consulting have the pleasure of supporting one of our most well known and prestigious clients in their search for a Financial Controller within their EMEA HQ in Amsterdam.

Our client is a multi-national and award winning business with the Film & Entertainment sector and have experience years of international success and growth.

As the Financial Controller within the Film & Theatrical division, you will be reporting directly to the Finance Manager and will be responsible for;-

  • Supporting the monthly and quarterly closing processes by supervising the tasks carried out by the outsourced consultancy company

  • Taking ownership of the weekly forecasting by controlling and monitoring the incoming cash from outsourced provider

  • Creating financial reports for the weekly forecasting of outgoing payments

  • Prepare quarterly balance sheet reviews

  • Have control over cash settlements for rental and release costs

  • Preparation of monthly invoices

  • Intercompany reconciliations

  • VAT reconciliations and Tax accruals

  • Preparation of VAT returns

  • Involvement in specific accounting tasks relating to royalties

  • Control of suspense accounts

  • Working with and approving new vendors and banks

  • Review and approve work completed by outsourced provider

  • Supporting cash forecasting activities

  • Validating payments

Education and Experience;-

  • 3-4 years of experience working within a similar Accounting/Controlling role within a matrixed, multi-national business

  • Educated with a Bachelor or Master degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics or equivalent

  • Ideally hold a formal accounting qualification (ACCA, CA, CPA, ACA)

  • Background from a Big 4 audit firm + industry experience is highly desired

  • Strong accounting knowledge

  • Have a solid understanding of P2P, RTR and OTC processes

  • Reported under US GAAP regulations

  • Confident user of SAP

  • Excellent communicator with fluency in the English language (Dutch language is highly desired)

  • Confident liaising with multiple stakeholders across a matrixed business

  • Proven ability to work effectively within a fast-paced, dynamic, international environment

This is an excellent opportunity for a driven and ambitious finance professional to work with a globally renowned organisation and get international exposure across a large organisation.

To apply, please send an updated resume to;-