Role details

Senior Accountant

London   •   £55,000 - £60,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Newly Qualified Senior Accountant in Multinational Media company
  • Based in Central London

About Our Client

My client is a multinational broadcasting company with global with offices across the globe and home to some of TV's most recognisable brands. This role is incredibly high profile within the business and you will be liaising with Finance Business Partners and team leaders on a daily basis . This is a great opportunity for a career driven individual who has a passion from learning from the best in the media industry, with many opportunities to progress internally.

Job Description

The Senior Accountant will be working alongside the Accounting Manager in the preparation of audit and statutory accounts under the company's systems.


  • Accounting for actual results of the Group EMEA subsidiaries, ensuring all month, quarter and year end deadlines are met and reporting is in line with the US & local GAAP as advised by the relevant auditors.
  • Establish day to day communications and provide detailed actual results to outsourced accounting partners,
  • Manage outsourced accounting partners to maintain a calendar of deliverables and deadlines for the EMEA Subsidiaries' local; statutory and tax reporting requirements. Perform constant monitoring of deliverables to ensure all local, quarterly and year-end deadlines are met.
  • Take ownership and accountability of the European subsidiary reporting for the business and establish new procedures to streamline the financial reporting and tax requirements.
  • Preparation of monthly balance sheet reconciliations, including bank reconciliations
  • Assisting outsourced accounting partners with preparation and review of monthly and quarterly Balance sheet reconciliations
  • Ensure integrity of data is maintained, through adherence to company accounting policies and SOX controls ( these include quarterly schedules to be submitted to Atlanta)
  • Day to day liaison and build relationships with Finance Business Partners and their teams to ensure that all their requirements are being met and highlight any irregularities in the figures.

The Successful Applicant

This is a great opportunity and the successful candidate will have a strong work ethic and the following:

  • ACCA / ACA / CIMA qualified or equivalent qualification
  • Technical management accounts including experience of month end management accounting with large volumes of data.
  • Excellent academics
  • US GAAP reporting and SOX experience
  • Ability to handle multiple projects, ability to prioritise
  • Experience of multi-site and multi-currency reporting.
  • Highly computer literate including advanced Excel, PeopleSoft and Hyperion,
  • Ability to work independently or part of a team
  • Interest in news, current affairs and a strong international outlook will be desired.
  • Media Background Desired.

What's on Offer

  • ~£55,000 per annum
  • Great career progression opportunities within a multinational firm
  • Based in Central London

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