Financial Controller, Media

Central London,



An exciting, growing Media company is currently looking to recruit a Financial Controller for their Central London based team. You will be responsible for a small team and report to the CEO.


  • Monthly Management Accounts for all entities
  • Management of month end close off to ensure all transactions have been completed prior to rolling the period forward.
  • Production of Annual Statutory Accounts
  • Audit Supervision and liaison with auditors
  • Overhead Forecasts, updating with actual figures monthly. Monitoring variances and updating divisional heads with any concerns on expenditure
  • Management of both Purchase and Sales ledger and supervision of the 2 accounts assistants to ensure invoices are processed correctly and efficiently
  • Supervise weekly BACS run, produced by the accounts assistants
  • Weekly Credit Control, ensuring 1st 50% invoices are paid prior to shooting
  • Preparation of Fixed Asset schedule
  • Quarterly VAT returns
  • Artist Royalty Accounting and analysis of distribution income
  • Cash Management/Treasury and currency purchase and forex monitoring
  • Monthly staff Payroll including auto enrolment pensions

Candidate requirements:

  • Ideally, previous Media industry experience
  • Either Qualified ACA, ACCA, CIMA (or equivalent) or QBE
  • Experience in managing a team