VICE Media Group is the world's largest independent youth media company. Launched in 1994, VICE has offices in 35 cities across the globe with a focus on five key businesses: VICE.com, an award-winning international network of digital content; VICE STUDIOS, a feature film and television production studio; VICE TV, an Emmy-winning international television network; a Peabody award-winning NEWS division with the most Emmy-awarded nightly news broadcast; and VIRTUE, a global, full-service creative agency with 25 offices around the world. VICE Media Groups portfolio includes Refinery29, the leading global media and entertainment company focused on women; PULSE Films, a London-based next-generation production studio with outposts in Los Angeles, New York, Paris and Berlin; i-D, a global digital and bimonthly magazine defining fashion and contemporary culture; and Garage, a digital platform and biannual publication converging the worlds of art and design.
VICE x Team
Based in our London office, the Finance department is a newly centralised shared services team for EMEA who play a busy and vital role within the VICE Media Group.
Role x You
As our Assistant Management Accountant, you will work with the Finance Managers, Nordic Controller and the UK Controller to assist with cost accruals, prepayments, accrued/deferred revenue associated journals at month end.
Assist Nordic Finance Manager with producing the monthly management accounts for Vice ApS, Vice AB, Vice Norway and Boardroom Gorillas including cost accruals, prepayments, accrued/ deferred revenue & associated journals at month end.
Assist Finance Manager for UK TV and France TV with producing the monthly management accounts including cost accruals, prepayments, accrued/ deferred revenue & associated journals at month end.
Reviewing with Programming acquisitions and productions to track delivery and calculating costs of completion for UK TV and France TV.
Responsible for the Fixed Assets Register for the Nordic entities and for UK TV and France TV, including additions and disposals and running month end depreciation/amortisation.
Oversee intercompany process monthly for the Nordic entities & ensure balances are cleared on a timely basis.
Responsible for Concur and Barclays card queries, reconciliation etc. for the Nordic entities.
Responsible for monthly Balance Sheet reconciliations for the Nordic entities.
Statutory requirements: assist with year-end audit and statutory processes.
Assisting the Finance Managers, Controllers and the Management Accountant with ad hoc queries.
Newly qualified / part-qualified Accountant (CIMA, ACCA, ACA) with 1-2 years of experience in management accounting and financial analysis
Production accounting highly desirable
Experienced gained within a busy and fluid media / creative environment would be preferable
You will have experience in business partnering and communicate with finance & non-finance stakeholders effectively and articulately for all International regions
Strong system and Excel skills
You have these
You will need to be highly organised, detail oriented and meticulous
Proven experience of working to tight deadlines; working effectively under pressure
Capable of working independently without being micro-managed. A team player with a proactive and enthusiastic approach who takes initiative where needed
Able to work to tight deadlines, working effectively under pressure
NetSuite/Salesforce/Concur experience highly desired
We’d also love if you had these:
Ability to analyze and make recommendations to improve internal processes
Experience in rapidly changing, global business, with a wide range of goods and services under management
Working at VICE
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