July 14 2022


The Company

Werner Film Productions is a television production company specializing in scripted drama. Currently based in the inner west of Melbourne (conveniently above a pub) Over the last 5 years we have grown significantly and delivering prime time award winning drama to Australia and the world market.

Role Purpose

Financial controller is to oversee and manage the financial operations of the organisation, ensuring accuracy, integrity and compliance of all our financial information and reporting. Individual productions each have a production accountant, this role is for the parent company.

We are seeking a Financial Controller to join our team. This position is full-time, on a 2 year contract with hybrid working conditions (3 days on site in Footscray).


-Permanent staff payroll (8-9 FTE)
-Accounts payable
-Tracking & reporting development expenditure per project
-Cashflow projections and tracking inter-company loans
-Management of 4 Xero files
-Consolidating companies for upward reporting of P&L and Balance Sheet
-Managing and paying GST, PAYGW, PAYG Income Tax and Workcover
-Bank reconciliation
-Assisting in set up of SPV’s for Production Accountants when required
-Liaise with external auditors and tax accountants as required

Successful Candidate

-Certificate 4 or equivalent in accounting and bookkeeping
-5 years experience
-Industry experience an advantage
-Proficient in Xero accounting package and strong excel skills
-Knowledge of Eclipse accounting program ideal
-Enjoys a close knit team
-Strong Communication /interpersonal skills

Submit your cover letter and resume here