Job title: Production Accountant
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Salary type: Annual
Salary from: GBP £35,000.00
Salary to: GBP £45,000.00
Location: London, UK
Job published: 04-08-2022
Job ID: 32291

Job Description

 

Production Accountant

Are you qualified/ newly qualified or qualified by experience? Are you dynamic, easy going and ready for a challenge? We are looking for a Production Accountant to join our team of a fast-growing boutique accountancy practice based in the city of London, specialising in the film, media and entertainment industry.

 

The role will involve:

  • Working alongside production managers and line producers to manage all aspects of budget for the duration of the production
  • Manage relationship with Line Producer and Production Managers
  • Prepare cash flows across different currencies
  • Forecast, plan and reporting of production spend throughout the lifecycle of the productions
  • Regular cost reports to advise on any cost reductions, overages or utilisation of funds
  • Process tax credits
  • Challenge actual and potential variance to budget
  • Prepare any required statutory accounts/legal reports
  • Manage a small team through the duration of the production (1-2 individuals)

 

Desired person specification:

  • Previous experience of working as a Production Accountant or First Assistant Accountant
  • Ability to work to crew schedules (10-11 hour days)
  • Used to reviewing, correcting and giving feedback to those you manage
  • Strong bookkeeping skills
  • Knowledge of software – Moneypenny, Eclipse, Movie Magic
  • Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines
  • Attention to detail
  • Able to work independently
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to develop working relationships with clients
  • Must have right to reside and work in the UK
  • Interest in film, TV, entertainment

 

About EAM

  • Based in central London (London Bridge / Borough)
  • Growing training practice (currently 30 staff)
  • Office based (1 day/week WFH available) or on-site for the duration of the production
  • Study days + training package