Moonbug Entertainment is looking for a production accountant as we continue to grow rapidly.


- Partnering with the Producers managing Cost Managers.
- Cost reporting and budgeting
- Oversee processing of invoices and expense claims, to ensure correct coding, allocation to projects and company being invoiced.
- Assisting with the month-end process ensuring all reporting deadlines are met.
- Provide accurate, timely and insightful analysis across Studios
- Occasionally assisting the Accounts Payable Analyst in inputting payments
- Managing the production petty cash process in the UK and US
- Working with HR to ensure freelancers have the correct contracts, and that employees are allocated to the relevant projects
- Work with the Finance Manager to maintain the production asset register, calculate the monthly capital, amortization and recharge transactions
- Work with the Commercial department to record revenue correctly, and ensure invoices are raised in a timely manner
- Improve the controls around approvals of spend, allocation of costs, reporting
- Produce monthly spend reports as required by the Head of Production
- Setting monthly spend and cash forecasts
- Assisting the tax relief/rebate process for the UK and worldwide
- Working with the Production and Commercial teams in costing proposals
Qualifications and Desired Experience:
- You are keen, flexible, thorough, with several years’ experience working in a dynamic Finance department.
- You will be articulate, confident, happy to communicate with senior leadership and take direction when required.
- Experience of working within the entertainment industry will be essential, preferably within an animation company
- Experience gained in a smaller production company, creative sector or start-up experience will be a huge advantage.
- Proactive, self-starter, willing to get stuck in
- Attention to detail and being a completer-finisher
- Strong written and verbal communication
- Team player when needed, able to understand the bigger picture and how Finance’s inputs and outputs can affect the business
- Have enthusiasm in dealing with all functional departments and SMT
- Able to prioritize in a fast moving, dynamic environment
- Advanced Excel skills
- Netsuite experience would be a plus
- ACCA/CIMA preferred, not required