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Financial Controller

Posted 22 days ago

  • Sector: Accountancy & Finance
  • Contact: Joe Tooley
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  • Duration: 7 Months
  • Start Date: 02/10/2023
  • Expiry Date: 20 September 2023
  • Job Ref: JO0000013307_1693583419

Role: Financial Controller

Contract: 7-8 months maternity cover

Rate: £500-£550 per day

Sector: Media

Start date: 1st week of October

Working pattern: 2 days a week in the office

A Financial Controller is sought by a leading provider of media and entertainment services for film, video & on-line content. Part of a global business, they are the 'go-to' brand for many of their branded, creative customers. They are now seeking an experienced financial controller to cover for 7-8 months whilst the current incumbent goes on maternity leave.

Reporting to the Finance Director (EMEA), the Financial Controller will:

  • Manage all accounting operations including AR, AP, Cost Accounting, Revenue Recognition and Payroll
  • Manage the month end process
  • Manage the year end audit process
  • Prepare annual budgets and forecasts
  • Prepare monthly financial statements
  • Preparation of UK balance sheet forecasts
  • Develop a broad understanding of the main revenue and cost drivers and explain any variances
  • Manage a team of 4

The successful candidate for this position will:

  • Be a fully qualified accountant
  • Have extensive experience of producing full sets of monthly and annual accounts
  • Have extensive year end & audit experience
  • Have a hands on management style

PLEASE NOTE: Experience of using SAP would be advantages for this role but not essential