City of London, London
£45000 - £48000 per annum
8 months ago
Do you have an interest in film& TV? A London based Top 20 firm of accountants is seeking an Audit Senior to join their Film & TV team, is a busy and varied role that would suit a qualified ACA/ACCA (or similar Qualification)
You will become part of the close-knit team which is assigned to work within the Film & TV Team and report to managers and partners within that team. The individual will predominantly audit film, television, and video games companies.
Their clients include all the major Hollywood studios, as well as many independent film and television production companies in the US and UK. We also work with many other entities' ancillary to film and television production, such as film financiers, post-production houses and other service providers. We also act for the original video games publishers and developers.
Aside from the typical audit/accountancy work you might expect; the more specialist work you would be involved in would be as follows:
·Preparation and audit of British film certifications
·Development of production expenditure analyses for inclusion in tax returns
·Preparation and audit of production cost reports for both individual productions and co-productions
·Preparation and audit of funding applications and statements
·Development of business plans and financial models to reflect varied businesses and opportunities within the film and television industries
·Preparation of valuations for film titles, film libraries, income streams, and other intellectual property
Audit Senior's within this firm can manage a small portfolio of jobs which develops their next stage of development and career progression.
The applicant should be able to demonstrate the following skills and behaviours;
·Have a robust audit and accounting background.
·Demonstrate a passion for delivering quality and ensures that client needs are met, benefiting both the client and the firm
·Defines performance measures and continuously looks to assess, improve and achieve objectives
·Sets priorities, establish activities, gives responsibilities and plans work so that results are delivered on time
·Seeks self-development and provides the support that enables others to develop within the firm
·Works cooperatively with others, positively influences them and ensures team participation to support the firm's goals.
·Thinks widely and laterally to identify and consider different options before determining the best solution.
·Listens to, understands and communicates confidently with others in a clear, concise, polite and purposeful way.
Education and Experience
Applicants will typically have been successful in the education system to 2.1-degree level. Professional training experience should have been broad-based on exposure to a good range of clients both in size and sector. Good/first-time pass rates in the professional exams (ACA/ACCA) would also be expected.
The individual would be assigned to work predominantly within the Film & TV Team and report to managers and partners within that team. Away from production, the Film and TV team provide a wide range of audit and accountancy advice to financiers, distributors, studios and companies in the post-production sector along with information on employment tax issues and tax planning opportunities.
In return, the firm offers a dynamic and varied workload and excellent prospects for progression. An annual salary of £45,000 - £48,000 per annum reviewed annually in October. Paid overtime or time off in lieu. Eligibility for the firm's profit-sharing plan that runs from October to September each year, the scheme enables staff to share in the profits of the firm.
For further details, or to arrange an initial confidential discussion, contact Alistair Gray, Head of Public Practice on 07990 886464 or