Freelance Finance Assistant (Part Time - 2 Days a Week)

2 weeks ago(05/01/2018 20:00)
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Please send all applications directly to Elizabeth Fisher-Robins at


Financial Management

  • Liaise with finance and production team on production of budgets and cost savings
  • Maintain cost trackers by updating them with predicted costs for all UK and US projects, following strict protocol and securing the integrity of the data.
  • Reconciliation of cost trackers to the finance system by identifying what costs have been processed and what costs are outstanding to complete the project.
  • Adding finance information such invoice details into each of the cost lines in the cost tracker.
  • Meeting the Assistant management accountant to discuss month end requirements.
  • Providing accurate and reliable information to finance during month end.
  • Continuously looking for improvements to the cost trackers and current processes.
  • Notifying Executive Producer/ Senior Producers /Senior PCs of any issues during the reconciliation to the finance system.
  • Holding regular meetings with Producers to inform them of any underspends or overspends in order for them to manage risk.
  • Providing cost analysis to producers and reporting a consolidated version of all the cost trackers by region.
  • Credit card receipt reconciliation
  • Production Expenses Reconciliation on Concur 
  • Central Cost reconciliation 
  • Assist with adhoc projects

Office Management

  • Negotiating rates, motivation of freelance production personnel
  • To look for new and more efficient post-production workflows and systems 


  • Excellent financial and cost management skills, including working with excel spreadsheets
  • Cost management / invoice processing / cost reporting experience
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Excellent organisational, communication and time management skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Natural and enthusiastic problem-solver
  • Keen awareness and understanding of the financial implications of all decision-making
  • Ability to manage upwards
  • Strong negotiating skills 
  • Flexible, ability to adapt

Hiring Manager : Job Title

Executive Producer

Equal Opportunities Policy

This Job Description identifies the main requirements of the role. It is not an exhaustive list of duties but is intended to reflect the nature, range, and context of the work, which will change over time.


ITN is an equal opportunities employer and we actively seek candidates from diverse backgrounds and communities.


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