Group Accountant

Job Title: Group Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Strong Pension
Reference: JN -122020-1560727_1607093517
Contact Name: Jordan Davenport-Smith
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 04, 2020 14:52

Job Description

Group Accountant role with a globally renowned media business. This will be a broad role, with a great mentor in the hiring manager. £60,000 + Bonus. Central London.

Client Details

The Client

Our client is a household name media business primarily operating in the TV/film space. They are an award-winning business that produces bespoke content for advertising, TV series/programs and feature length films.

London Group Finance is a pretty close-knit function however this Group Accountant role will be interacting with wider finance teams as well non-finance members across the group, giving a broad foundation within the business.


The Role

This will be a broad and hybrid Group Accountant role with the following key responsibilities:

  • Annual Financial Reporting: ownership of consolidated reporting as well as preparation of subsidiary accounts. Tax filings. Liaising with auditors.
  • Management Reporting: ownership of the month end process. Month end pack preparation. Monthly shareholder reporting.
  • Financial Planning & Analysis: preparation and oversight of group budget/forecasting. Business performance analysis and review. Tax analysis. Cash flow forecasting. Ad hoc analysis as required.
  • Processes & Controls: assist with continuous development of best practice process and controls


What's Needed

  • Qualified Accountant (ACA/ACCA or CIMA)
  • Strong technical accounting background (IFRS/FRS102)
  • Good understanding of Tax requirements
  • Media/Film/TV background desirable
  • Proven background in managing senior stakeholder relationships
  • Able to commute to Central London (as/when offices reopen)

Job Offer

What's On Offer

  • Up to £60,000 (experience dependent)
  • Bonus
  • 25 days holiday
  • Strong pension