Head of Finance

  • Location

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

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  • Salary:

    £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus

  • Contact:

    Jonny Thoroughgood

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  • Published:

    12 months ago

KennedyPearce are currently recruiting a Head of Finance for TV production company based in London.

The finance department is currently made up of three people and is a very busy department. The Head of Finance role requires a candidate who has a real interest in finance, with a great attention to detail, someone who is happy to get involved at all levels, from covering purchase ledger to producing the annual stat accounts. A person who is able to develop effective relationships with people at all levels within and outside the business.

Managing the day to day operations of the finance department including a team of 2 accounts assistants

  • Management of Purchase ledger, and supervision of the 2 accounts assistants to ensure purchase invoices are processed correctly and efficiently
  • Supervise weekly BACS run, produced by the accounts assistants
  • Weekly Credit Control, to ensure timely payment of invoices
  • Cash Management/Treasury.
  • Job reconciliations, working closely with producers and production managers to ensure jobs are reconciled at the right time.
  • Monthly Intercompany recharges
  • Management of month end close off to ensure all transactions have been completed prior to rolling the period forward. Reconciliation of the sales ledger and cash book to access.
  • Bank Reconciliations
  • Monthly Management Accounts for all entities
  • Preparation of Fixed Asset schedule
  • Overhead Forecasts, updating with actual figures monthly. Monitoring variances and updating divisional heads with any concerns on expenditure
  • Quarterly VAT returns
  • Artist Royalty Accounting and analysis of distribution income
  • Production of Annual Statutory Accounts
  • Audit Supervision and liaison with auditors
  • R&D Tax credit analysis
  • Animation Tax credit analysis
  • Weekly Freelance Payroll
  • Monthly staff Payroll including auto enrolment pensions
  • Other Statutory reporting

This is a very hands on role and will need someone qualified. It is paying up to £70k pa.

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