Entertainment One

Management Accountant

2 weeks ago
# of Openings
Fixed Term Full-Time

About Entertainment One

Global reach, local expertise.

eOne works with premier partners to bring epic stories to life on the big screen. Led by Steve Bertram, the team works with some of the most recognized industry partners including The Mark Gordon Company, Amblin Partners and Sierra Pictures to develop, acquire, produce, finance and sell some of the globe’s best films for audiences on all platforms.

Position Summary

A 12 month fixed term contract working in a team of three to produce management accounting, reporting and analysis for the UK’s largest independent content distributor. eOne is a global business, being listed in the FTSE 250.


Main purpose of job


Working within the combined FP&A and Management Accounting team, (team of 12) this role will undertake a variety of tasks and processes which contribute to the production of Management Accounts and all associated deliverables to the UK management team, Global Film Group and Group Finance Function.



Key accountabilities


Management Accounting


  • Responsible alongside the finance manager for month end flash reporting, including submission to Group Finance and Film Group.
  • Responsible for month end journal preparation and postings for key areas of the P&L and balance sheet for the UK Film business.
  • Responsible alongside the finance manager for all month end reporting and submissions to Group Finance.
  • Complete amortisation and royalty postings on a by title basis for month end for review by the Finance Manager
  • Lead responsibility for intercompany accounting, including liaising with other eOne territories and the production of monthly intercompany sub-distribution reports.
  • Complete journals, recharges and full reconciliations for all intercompany territories.
  • Responsible for hedge accounting
  • Responsible for co-ordinating month end timetables with AP and AR.
  • Preparation of balance sheet reconciliations for review by the Finance Manager.
  • Responsible for overhead accounting including accruals and prepayment management and variance analysis.
  • Responsible for accounting for the International Home Entertainment Division, including revenue and cost accruals and liaising with 3rd party distributors on a monthly basis
  • Management of Investment in content spend including forecast for the 16 week cashflow.




  • Support with additional analysis, including audit preparation and half year / full year reporting.
  • Engage with process and system review and development

Key Competencies

Key Competencies


  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Articulate with advanced verbal and written communication skills and the ability to present information in a clear and concise manner
  • A proactive and responsible attitude to workload, with a propensity to own the key duties of the role
  • Excellent organisational and administrative skills including an ability to multi-task and manage tight deadlines.
  • Well-developed Excel skills


Other Requirements


  • ACCA / CIMA / ACA qualified
  • A minimum of 3 “B” grades at A level

We are an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons

To be considered for this position you must provide evidence that you have the right to work in the UK