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  • Posted: Aug 27, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • MultiChoice South Africa's activities involve the operation of Pay-Television and internet subscriber platforms. The MultiChoice South Africa group includes the digital satellite Pay-Television business ("DStv"), which has been in operation since 1995. Other businesses in the group are; M-Net (delivers thematic channels and exclusive content to DSt...
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    Production Accountant

    Purpose of the Position:

    • Be a finance partner to business and assist with all matters relating to the productions for the channels

    Key Performance Areas


    • Provide inputs into the development and maintenance of the Content production commissioning pack
    • Assist producers with budget planning, cost alignment to format requirements and submissions for local productions
    • Advise on and monitor production expenses and financial submission reports against contracted parameters
    • Manage, review and evaluate budget submissions
    • Review and feedback internally on the evaluation of producer financial deliverables.
    • Check and sign off financial aspects pertaining to contract approvals
    • Provide input into cash flow forecasting and advise the business accordingly
    • Reconstruct and reconcile production accounts where necessary
    • Coordinate and assist with production audits
    • Liaise with auditors with queries relating to production accounts both internally and externally
    • Research and analysis of rate cards, statutory laws and industry related requirements to keep database and information resources up to date
    • Ensuring that proper records and filing systems are maintained within the department and production environment.
    • Manage the reporting process and compliance for all productions:
    • Monthly reporting for productions
    • Variance analysis
    • Preparation of budgets and forecast
    • Costing and recoveries
    • Presentation of final production reviews


    • Must have a CIMA, B Comm or B Tech with up to 4 years related experience or equivalent qualification


    • Minimum 4 years’ experience in a credit control/cost management and transactional bookkeeping in a financial environment
    • Sound knowledge of production industry or similar project orientated industry
    • Excellent attention to detail
    • Strong finance and administration skills
    • Strong computer literacy (Microsoft Office applications), advanced excel
    • SAP and production accounting system would be advantageous

    Behavioural Competencies

    • Must be a team player
    • Passion for television production
    • Must be able to work well under pressure
    • Good problem-solving skills
    • Positive attitude
    • Good customer relationship and understanding
    • Strong figure orientation
    • Accuracy and attention to detail
    • Must be a self-starter
    • Good communication skills
    • Flexibility and adaptability
    • Organised and methodical
    • Excellent time management skills

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to MultiChoice on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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