We are looking for a passionate and skilled Finance Assistant/Back Office Executive to deliver great customer service and financial support to our clients within TV and film.
About the role
Our clients include some of the world’s leading casting agents and agencies. We provide them with a platform to help them run their businesses and associated back-office support. Our clients look to us to help them support the thousands of artists that they match with the needs of film and TV productions. Our role includes assisting in the management of the payments to the artists and supplying our clients with management accounting information.
Reporting to the Finance & Operations Manager, this role offers an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic Finance & Payroll Payrun Assistant to work for an already successful, globally recognised technology business. You will be responsible for providing high quality finance support and financial information to key stakeholders.
We are the UK’s leading FilmTech scale-up platform, driving global film and television production into a connected, digital, & standardised future that’s smarter & fairer for all.
POP’s technology has powered major movies, television series and commercials, including the Star Wars and Marvel franchises, The Crown, Killing Eve, Mindhunter, Empire, The Witcher, Outlander, Wonder Woman, Downton Abbey, 1917, Bohemian Rhapsody, Mission Impossible 6 - Fallout, Mamma Mia - Here We Go Again, Spectre and Empire. Working with production companies, studios, crew members and artists, our platform supports all aspects of the industry- whether it’s on set, behind the scenes, or casting crowd scenes.
You’ll be joining a passionate, ambitious team of industry and discipline experts - we know film and we know tech.
POP is a great place to work - a special culture that our employees rate as the best they’ve ever worked in, all on an exciting mission to disrupt the film and TV industry, you’d be joining a unique and exciting company.
What you’ll be doing
Providing first line support and feedback for all clients using casting back office via email and phone
The onboarding of production accounts and agents/agencies on back office processes
Liaising with agent/agency clients and managing all payment reviews, including responding to and following up on queries raised
Managing all artist weekly payruns, auto-enrolment
Preparation of monthly Management Accounts, reconciling online payments in a multi-currency environment and VAT returns
Cash flow forecasting and all aspects of Sales and Purchase Ledger
If you are a highly organised team player who loves rolling their sleeves up and tackling whatever challenges are thrown your way. This could be the role for you!
Good communication is key and the ability to explain complicated information in a simple and concise way will greatly benefit you in this position.
Previous accounts experience essential
Proficient in the use of Excel/Google Sheets
Proficient at working under pressure, meeting tight deadlines and dealing with multiple projects/stakeholders
The ability to Drive process improvements in own area, implementing new systems when necessary
Even better if
Experience of Xero
A background working in a start up an advantage