- Management Accounts
- Accounts preparation
- Self Assessment Tax Returns
- Tax Planning
- Limited Accounts
- cash flow
- Forecasting & Budgeting
- Year End Accounting
- Cost Control
- Cost & Efficiency Savings
- KPI Development & Reporting
- Sage 50
- HMRC Investigations and Enquir
- Board Support
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Keywords: Budgeting and Forecasting
Prepare annual budget and forecasts.
Setting up coding on accounting software in order to provide effective analysis of the business.
Prepare, improve and analyse monthly management accounts
List debtors, creditors, accruals and prepayments.
Attend monthly board meetings.
Liaise with managers about monthly targets.
Prepare and manage monthly cashflow.
Prepare monthly payroll and finalise year end for HMRC.
Liaise with external accountants, bank managers and investors.
Set up PAYE and VAT professionally.
Prepare annual confirmation statement, set up system to ensure financial control throughout business.
Prepare year end accounts and audit files for Year End Audit.
Cost analysis and cost saving exercises.
Setting KPI for business, Recording and analysing monthly income targets.
Other Services Provided:
- VAT Returns
- Compiling CT600 and Financial Accounts
- Liaising with Clients
Qualification: Qualified ACCA Accountant
Jan 12 – Aug 17 42 M&P Ltd
Prepare annual budget, forecasts. Setting up systems on sage to accommodate budget and future growth. Prepare monthly management accounts. Attend monthly board meetings. Liaise with managers about monthly targets. Prepare and manage monthly cashflow. Prepare monthly payroll. Liaise with accountants and investors.
Nov 09 – Nov 11 Pulse Films Ltd
Preparing, developing and analysis management account. Managing four members of staff. Implementing a new accounts system to accommodate the changing requirements of the business. Attend monthly board meetings.
Prepare year end files for audits.
Complete year end payroll, as well P11d’s. Preparing annual budgets, and reforecasts for departments and company.
Liaising with Head of Department monthly to ensure they are online with budgets targets. Help prepare accounts for Film Tax Credit. Analysis all jobs monthly to ensure margins are being made.
Complete VAT returns quarterly.
Set up new companies as and when required.
Set up and US company. Manage Audit liaise with auditors.
Mar 07 – Oct 09 Roundhouse
Head of Finance
Preparing, developing and analysing management accounts. Managing a team of 5 staff. Implementing new system and controls to ensure accurate information for other departments.
Assisting with annual internal controls by auditors. Attending monthly staff and Heads of Department meetings.
Completing tax forms e.g. PAYE, VAT, Gift aid and FEU.
Preparing annual departmental budgets and six monthly reforecast. Reporting monthly on variance of budgets to actuals for Directors and Audit Risk committee.
Preparing annual cashflow.
Working with auditors. Compiling funding applications for all major funders.
Jan 05 – Mar 07 Brook Lapping Productions
Producing monthly accounts, preparing forecasts and annual budget. Preparing cashflow monthly and yearly. Completing VAT returns, PIID’s, and 461’R.
Preparing payroll for productions and main company. Completing audit file for productions and main company. Assisting auditors with audit enquires.
Attending weekly management meetings and monthly production meeting.
Setting new procedures for production managers. Working alongside head of production with all new production assisting in budgets and cashflows. Reporting to Group Financial Controller and Financial Director.
Ensuring each production has a healthy cashflow to ensure smooth running of production. Supervising one part time and one fulltime assistant.
Nov 2003 – Dec 2004 Addiction Group Limited
Producing monthly management accounts, analysing monthly sales. Preparing annual budgets, and forecasts.
Looking after daily cashflow. Supervising one member of staff, implementing new systems of control amongst all department. Attending weekly management, sales and finance meeting.
Preparing commission structure for directors and sales staff. Approving capital expenditure. Producing year end accounts and audit file.
Calculating PAYE and VAT returns.
Apr 2003 – Sept 2003 Hatrick LTD
Producing weekly cost reports, liaising with Production Manager. Having monthly meetings with Financial controller. Processing wages, purchase invoices, processing bacs payments and other ad hoc duties
Sep 2002 – Jan 2003 Clear Channel Entertainment
Producing management reports for General Managers and investors of show, monthly cash flow forecast for productions SITR and Tap Dogs. Bank reconciliations, closing accounts for year end, ensuring wages are correctly paid, reconciling intercompany balances between Clear Channel and all productions, preparing royalty statements, producing venue statements for investors, producing VAT and PAYE figures for two productions, and many other accounting and related administration duties.
Feb 2002 – Mar 2002 Background Production Limited
Supervising finance assistant with daily book-keeping duties, working with Managing Director on financial matters, liaising with production managers to ensure all invoice and expenditure budgeted on a weekly basis, setting budgets for the organisation, and working out a cash flow, setting new coding system for Sage Line 50, assisting with weekly and monthly payroll, bank reconciliation, inputting purchase ledger and sales ledger invoices, processing payments for purchase ledger, and many other accounting and related administration duties.
Jul 1997 – Feb 2002 Theatre of Comedy Company Ltd (Shaftesbury Theatre)
Assistant Accountant, TV Production Accountant, Management Accountant.
Management Accountant Payroll processing on a weekly and monthly basis for 300 employees working on various productions.
Preparation of related Government returns, supervising accounts assistant and assisting Financial Controller.
Preparing and sending weekly returns to New York Head Office.
Dealing with month end and year end routines, preparation of statutory accounts for sister company, assisting in preparation for yearly audit, involving preparing an audit file for auditors ensuring all accounts reconcile, running payroll year end for all companies around 500 employees, liaising with Theatre Manager and other Heads of Department, dealing with problems arising within a pressurised environment, and many other accounting and related administration duties. Supervising two members of staff.
TV Production Theatre of Comedy Company Ltd (Shaftesbury Theatre)
Full responsibility for all areas of financial control for television production, budget liaison with line producer on a daily basis budget around £10m.
Preparing cash flow over life of production this was then forward to BBC to show when fund payments need to be made, ongoing cost analysis, internal cost statement prepared on a weekly basis for production manager together with variances report, external cost report prepared for BBC for funding purposes, book-keeping duties including artists wages.
Preparing legal documents for BBC at end of production, working to tight reporting deadlines, and many other accounting and related administration duties.
Theatre of Comedy Company Ltd (Shaftsbury Theatre)
Reconciling of box office returns to daily reports, preparing weekly contra for production company, reconciliation of catering revenue, computerising sister companies records onto Sage Line 100.
Liaising with catering manager and box office manager, accounts receivable including agency invoicing and credit control, accounts payable, cash book and bank reconciliations.
Assisting with weekly and monthly payroll processing, Intercompany and other reconciliations, month end analysis of accounts, and many other accounting and related administration duties.
Fat Cat Media Finance Services Ltd
FTC: Financial Training College, London1999 - 2002
Other Education Qualifications
- BTEC National Diploma in Business and Finance
- ‘A’ Level Accounting
- RSA in Bookkeeping
- BTEC First Diploma in Business and Finance
Clubs and Associations
ACCA - Association Of Chartered Certified Accountants