Financial Controller

Job Title: Financial Controller
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Reference: BBBH155_1506531277
Contact Name: Harper May
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 27, 2017 17:54

Job Description

Harper May is currently working with a world renowned creative film production company based in central London. This exciting production company specializes in CGI and computer animation and has been behind award winning post production for some of the largest grossing films of the last few years. With some huge projects in the pipeline across the next few years and international offices soon to open, this industry leading media company is now looking for a Financial Controller to usher in this exciting expansion. The role will involve budgeting for the international offices as well as production projects and will also require an aptitude for commercial decision making.

Key Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Producing budgeting and forecasting
  • Overseeing investment appraisals
  • Business partnering with senior stakeholders and the UK Managing Director
  • Supporting budget holders and senior managers with ad hoc projects and business objectives
  • Working closely with clients to oversee the success of projects
  • Variance and KPI analysis
  • Preparation of management of accounts
  • Producing management information packs for the board

Key rquirements:

  • A fully qualified accountant (ACCA/ACA/CIMA)
  • Prior experience within the media industry
  • Project Management skills as required to bring budgets together within corporate timetables and deliver finance related projects for the division
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to convey financial issues to nonfinancial staff in a clear concise manner
  • Experience in implementing new financial control procedures
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Team player and can do attitude