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Media Rights Accountant | Broadcast Media - London

Media - Finance
Ref: 55 Date Posted: Wednesday 24 Jul 2019
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Spectrum Search are recruiting for a Media Rights Accountant (Qualified) for a global broadcast / media organisation based in the heart of London.

As a Media Rights Accountant you will be responsible for the maintenance f the integrity of data and financial control for the business in the UK, supporting reporting requirements internally and externally.

Key Responsibilities for the position are:

  • Media Rights – Maintenance of rights database, reconciliation of right acquired and rights sub-licensed to other group entities and management of rights cash flow requirements
  • Month end procedures - Balance sheet reconciliations (including rights prepayments/accruals, right accrued and deferred income)
  • Accounts receivable and Accounts Payable
  • Additional duties will include:
    • Preparation of VAT return
    • Preparation of yearend financial pack
    • Preparation of technical memos updating on UK GAAP and IFRS changes
    • Assisting with budgeting and reporting requirements
    • Assisting with external audits

To be successful in this role you will be a qualified accountant (ACCA/ACA) and have a keen interest in the Media or Broadcast industry with a strong understanding of technical accounting and statutory accounting as well as the ability to partner the business in a commercial role.

This is a unique opportunity to join a global broadcaster in a role that is key to the operation. With truly exciting media rights in question it is a great time to join this business with fantastic opportunities to develop your career.

For more information, APPLY NOW!

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