Outsourcing Advisor - Theatre (Production Accountant)

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Outsourcing Advisor - Theatre (Production Accountant)

West End


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Job Description


Our theatre team based in our West End office are now looking for an Outsourcing Advisor to join their exciting and growing theatre department. Working as part of a wider media team, the role will include management accounts, VAT, as well as production accounting specific to theatre productions, such as withholding tax and royalties.

-Preparation of management and production accounts for the theatre portfolio
-VAT and payroll knowledge with experience in a fast paced environment
-Awareness of: theatre contras and relationship with the theatre operator
-Production costing and related accounting practice
-Royalties computation and investors distribution
-Payroll challenges with high volume of new hires and equity/musician/workplace pensions
-FEU and withholding tax beneficial
-Comfortable with production running accounts and tight weekly reporting deadlines
-Attention to details, consistent with formats and reporting, keen eye to spot trends with inquisitive mind challenging work previously done
-Great organisation skills, following procedures documenting methodology followed
-Confident when talking to clients, including attending their premises when required
-Ability to undertake the tight theatre deadlines
-Demonstrate a strong understanding of royalties and withholding tax
-Data processing
-Reconciliation of control accounts - Bank, purchase ledger, sales ledger, PAYE, wages etc
-Payroll reconciliation and analysis
-Journal entries
-Calculation and posting of accruals and prepayments
-Preparation of VAT returns and associated legislation returns, including cash accounting and partial exemption
-Preparation of year end accounts to 1st draft stages
-Ability to communicate confidently with Kingston Smith Partners/Managers regarding your client

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