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Management Accountant

Posted: 6 Apr 2021 Closes: 6 Jun 2021
Manchester Competitive
Permanent & Full-time itv/210001CI



Management Accountant 


6 month FTC


Closing date: Tuesday the 13th of April


Why you should join us…


We connect with millions of people every day, make content they can't get enough of and reflect and shape the world we live in… and we do all this through the power of creativity.


We will be a digitally led entertainment and media company that creates and brings brilliant content to audiences, wherever, whenever and however they choose.


This role entails…

This role will be a part of the RTR M&E finance team,  whilst it goes through a period of restructure,  mainly supporting  The Channels DMA with various month end tasks whilst owning some key month end processes .     


Key Responsibilities


What do I need to get this role/job?


Minimum criteria 


  • Part- or newly-qualified accountant or exceptional QBE, with proven experience in management accounting (with financial accounting experience an advantage).

  • Sound understanding of the Broadcasting industry.

  • IT literate with experience using MS Word, MS Excel and MS Outlook

  • Experience of working in a management or financial accounting role, ideally within a transactional service centre. 


ITV strongly encourages applications for this role from candidates with a disability and as a Disability Confident Leader, we have committed to interview all candidates with a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the role. (minimum criteria above)


Key Criteria:


  • Preparation of divisional monthly P&L accounts 

  • Write and run Smartview reports as and when necessary 

  • Maintain accruals and prepayments.

  • Prepare balance sheet reconciliations.

  • Review and manage aged GRNI.

  • Prepare regular variance analysis and raise notable variances including risks and opportunities with relevant business contact to ensure spend remains in line with budget.

  • Assist with cashflow forecasting

  • Ensuring and providing coverage for month-end for any aspect of our divisional management accounting work, as required.

  • Providing analytical support for DMA and Finance Manager, as required.

  • Working with DMA, FM and other members of the team to standardise processes wherever possible.

  • Any other reasonable duties in support of M&E and shared services business areas.

  • Continually enhance ITV’s reputation for excellent customer service through accurate and timely management reporting and analysis, with efficient and professional response to queries.  Also through completing GL transactional processes and reconciliations efficiently and accurately.

  • Deliver service in line with agreed controls and procedures.

  • Participate in continuous improvement initiatives within RTR M&E and across the BSC as a whole; proactively seek opportunities to improve service delivery to customers.

  • Provide information for monthly key performance indicators.

  • Undertake other ad hoc activities required by the BSC management.

  • Maintain good working relationships with other RTR teams and other process teams in the BSC.

  • Work as a member of the M&E team, participating fully in team activities and taking joint responsibility for team goals.

  • Provide support as required to other process areas; e.g. through peak volumes of work.

  • Work with the your line manager to identify and prioritise and act upon self-development and learning opportunities.


We're happy to discuss any support/personalisation you may need during our application process as part of our reasonable adjustments approach. So we encourage you to get in touch with us if you require anything... our email is Find out more here


Find out more about our benefits


We want to be the most flexible employer in Media. We offer Smart working and  we will support you and provide you the right environment and work/ life balance


We reach millions of people everyday, that’s why having diverse talents and being an organisation where colleagues feel included is crucial to us. We have various networks who celebrate and support our colleagues. We try to embed an inclusive mindset in everything we do. Find out more here 


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