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Audit Senior - Film and TV

  • Location: London, City of London
  • Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + + Benefits
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Ref: 3456
  • Recruiter: Jordan Ahmed

This firm is one of the UK's top 20 accountancy practices with a network of nine offices in the UK plus offices in Dubai, Guernsey, Dublin, Geneva and Zurich. With over 80 UK partners and more than 600 employees, they are recognised as one of the UK's leading firms of private client advisers, specialising in providing advice to a broad range of individuals, their families, businesses and wider interests.

Overview

The individual would be assigned to work within the Film & TV Team and report to managers and partners within that team. The individual will predominantly audit film, television and video games companies. Away from production, the Film and TV team provide a wide range of audit and accountancy advice to financiers, distributors, studios and companies in the post-production sector along with advice on employment tax issues and tax planning opportunities.

Responsibilities

Aside from the typical audit/accountancy work you might expect, the more specialist work you would be involved in would be as follows:

  • Preparation and audit of British film certifications
  • Preparation of production expenditure analyses for inclusion in tax returns
  • Preparation and audit of production cost reports for both individual productions and co-productions
  • Preparation and audit of funding applications and reports
  • Preparation of business plans and financial models to reflect varied businesses and opportunities within the film and television industries
  • Preparation of valuations for film titles, film libraries, income streams and other intellectual property

The individual

The applicant should be able to demonstrate the following skills and behaviours:

  • Have a strong audit and accounting background.
  • Demonstrate a passion for delivering quality and ensures that client needs are met, benefiting both the client and the firm
  • Defines performance measures and continuously looks to assess, improve and achieve objectives
  • Sets priorities, defines activities, gives responsibilities and plans work so that results are achieved on time
  • Seeks self-development and provides support that enables others to develop within the firm
  • Works cooperatively with others, positively influences them and ensures team participation to support the firm's goals.
  • Thinks widely and laterally to identify and consider different options before determining the best solution.
  • Listens to, understands and communicates confidently with others in a clear, concise, polite and purposeful way.

Salary/benefits

  • They are able to offer a dynamic and varied workload and excellent prospects for progression
  • Annual salary market rate depending upon experience
  • Paid overtime or time off in lieu.
  • Interest free season ticket loan on completion of probationary period.
  • 23 days annual leave. In addition, under the firm's flexible benefits programme, employees are entitled to buy or sell up to 5 days holiday a year, subject to partner approval.
  • Life assurance cover of three times salary, which you may increase to four times salary under the SeleCt flexible benefits programme.
  • Group Personal Pension scheme: you will be automatically enrolled into our Group Personal Pension scheme (4% employer contribution, 4% employee contribution)
  • Salary review annually in October.
  • 6 month probationary period.
  • Eligibility for the firm's Profit Sharing Plan that runs from October to September each year. The scheme enables staff to share in the profits of the firm.

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