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Theatre Production Accountant

Date Added
01 July 2021
Moore Kingston Smith
London – West End
Job Specification
Moore Kingston Smith is a dynamic, leading UK firm of accountants and business advisers. We have been helping clients thrive since 1923. 
As trusted advisers to businesses, private individuals and not for profit organisations, we are passionate about helping our clients achieve their ambitions. We are committed to supporting them through good and bad times. Our highly experienced people have the strategic insight, drive and dedication to deliver results. 
Purpose of the Role 
Our theatre department based at our West End office are looking for a Production Accountant to join their team. The role will include end-to-end production accounts reporting that includes but not limited to preparation of weekly payroll journals, bank, petty cash and control account reconciliations, sales contra reconciliations, purchase ledger management, production accounts, royalty statements, VAT returns, CT61s and FEUs. Previous experience of production accounting is necessary. 
Key Tasks and Responsibilities 
Preparation of weekly payroll journals in a fast paced environment as per client instructions and sector specific rules. 
Overview of weekly bank reconciliation, purchase ledger and payment management, petty cash allocations. 
Sales contra preparation per sector specific rules. 
Weekly production accounts with reconciliation of all control accounts, prepayments and accruals detailed analysis. 
Monitor accounts against budgets and cash forecasts to ensure accurate financial reporting and control of all production costs. 
Drafting cyclical statements (royalties, merchandise royalties, profit distributions) and reconciling these against the control accounts - timely communication of payments with stakeholders. Consider any potential tax implications on payments per sector specific rules. 
Preparation of VAT returns with sector specific adjustments. 
Quarterly preparation and remittance of CT61 and FEU forms for withholding and payroll taxes. 
Government Surveys. 
Ad-hoc analysis/reporting as per client requirements. 
Preparation of year end accounts workings to first draft stages.
Application Details
Please use the link below to apply.
Closing Date
30 September 2021
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