Head of Finance - TV

Job Title: Head of Finance - TV
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
REF: TJ0701_HoF_1547733526
Contact Name: Tom Johnstone
Contact Email:
Job Published: 6 months ago

Job Description

The Consultancy Group are currently looking for a Head of Finance to join a National Television Business based in Central London.

Reporting in to the Senior Finance Director this is an opportuntiy for a Qualified Accountant to join an adaptive business looking to diversify their revenue streams.


  • Analysis to help support strategic decision making - ROI on programmes etc.
  • Working with the management team to optimally manage programming budget to drive profit growth.
  • Ownership of the monthly financial close process relating to programming, working closely with the Senior Business Analyst
  • Ownership of the Financial planning cycle with regard to programming, including annual Budget, annual long range plan and quarterly re-forecasts
  • Ownership of programming cash targets
  • Stock Management, Genre Curve analysis
  • Managing and developing a team
  • Own register of shared content
  • Audit work for programming
  • Ownership of setting up programme projects
  • Ownership of Ofcom reporting
  • Programme Finance reporting
  • Ownership of In-house Production reporting and supporting In-house Productions teams and new Independent Production Companies
  • Ad-hoc tasks, projects on programming


  • Qualified ACA/CIMA/ACCA or equivalent
  • Media industry experience
  • Excellent MS Office skills, including advanced skills in Excel
  • Demonstrated ability to pick up new accounting systems (SAP and What's On).
  • Excellent experience in a similar level commercial / analytical role
  • Experience of working in a fast paced high pressure environment
  • Experience of managing people


  • Be able to delegate and motivate team to achieve results
  • Displays confidence, tenacity and a pro-active attitude
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Good business acumen. analytical and commercially minded
  • Effective communicator verbal and written to both finance and non-finance staff
  • Ability to think on feet and work to tight deadlines
  • Good time management skills, with ability to prioritise tasks
  • Focused on deliverables
  • Well organised and Self-motivated
  • Follows ethical business practices, direct, honest and treats all people with respect and fairness