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Senior Finance Assistant @ Magazine & Digital Content

Job Reference: JR2439

Job Type: Full-Time

Based: Stockley Park, London

Application Deadline: Friday, 26th July

The Senior Finance Assistant will provide financial and accounting assistance to the production team – dealing with all matters that arise during the course of production and to provide regular “final cost” information to Heads of Production. This is a “sleeves up” role for someone who enjoys getting fully involved in a role and working as part of a busy team.

Key Accountabilities

Providing accounting support to the production team – including the following:

  • Issuing purchase orders as required using the SAP system
  • Ensuring that vendor invoices are properly coded and authorised for payment
  • Training and Supervising Finance Assistants
  • Operational Specialist for a designated Finance/Accounting System
  • Additional work undertaken from Production Finance Manager
  • Liaising with Accounts Payable on all Payables issues – dealing with vendor enquiries etc
  • Managing and reconciling the Production Cash Floats and ensuring that proper controls are maintained over cash advances
  • Managing and reconciling expenditure incurred on production credit cards
  • Ensuring that all production costs are recharged to the relevant projects each month
  • Dealing with T&E expenses for all relevant staff using the Concur System
  • Raising Client Invoices using the Internal Stadium System
  • Completing the monthly update of the actual expenditure for the Production Cost Reports and helping Production Managers to analyse and explain their budget variances
  • Dealing with any other ad hoc production related finance matters as required
  • Liaising with accounting staff in other departments on all of the above

Required Qualifications

  • Prior Experience in a Finance related Role
  • Must be numerate and able to organise and deal with multiple tasks and determine priorities.
  • Must be able to work without close supervision and have the initiative to deal with problems as they arise or refer them to supervisors for further investigation
  • Knowledge of the television programme production business desirable
  • An interest in Sport desirable

Click here to apply for this role.

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