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Financial Controller

  • Location

    Hammersmith and Fulham

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £85000 - £90000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Sherine Rose

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

  • Startdate:


Amazing media client based in West London who are hiring a Financial Controller on a 12 month basis. We are looking for:

ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified accountants

  • 6+ years post qualification experience.
  • Experience within Media

Main Responsibilities to include:

  • Ownership of the UK entities general ledger and monthly close processes, including monthly, quarterly, and year-end close procedures
  • Prepare accurate and timely monthly financial statements in accordance with US generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).
  • Management of UK accounting team (Music and Sports accountants) including mentoring, coaching, supervision and support with any day to day needs
  • Approve daily accounting entries across sales ledger/purchase ledger and cash transactions, and complete month end process preparing/reviewing journal entries and general ledger reconciliations
  • Oversee & review all financial schedules, ledgers and balance sheet reconciliations in compliance with company policies and procedures
  • Oversee preparation of monthly management reporting packages for submission to Finance Director, UK & Germany, adhering to month end deadlines. Including analysis of fluctuations in monthly operating results
  • Approve client and office bank payments up to certain thresholds
  • Management of cashflow requirements, preparation of high level forecasts and FX currency sales
  • Review of aged debtors/creditors reports and monthly update presenting to Finance Director
  • Review of new deal contracts and application of revenue recognition policy
  • Ensure that all consultant retainers and T&E expenses are aligned to contracts and company policy
  • Assist with year-end group audit, and lead on local UK statutory audits
  • Implement and maintain strong & effective financial controls and escalate issues appropriately and in a timely manner
  • Identify potential process efficiencies & contribute towards a high standard, continuous improvement culture
  • Maintain documentation of company-wide accounting policies and procedures.
  • Review, assess and document accounting and financial reporting implications of complex transactions.
  • Assist with special projects and ad-hoc requests, as necessary. Requirements
  • Qualified accountant, with strong analytics, a detail focused approach and broad technical comprehension including an understanding of IFRS and US GAAP.

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