Finance Intern @ Viacom, London

Finance Intern @ Viacom, London


Fixed Term Contract



Nickelodeon is a top performing commercial kid’s pay TV network in the UK. Launched in 1993, it comprises of four separately scheduled award-winning entertainment channels for kids aged 2-12: Nickelodeon, NickToons, Nick Jr and Nick Jr Too.

The company has built a diverse multi-platform business by putting kids first in everything it does and includes critically acclaimed and hugely popular television programming and production in the United Kingdom and around the world, plus consumer products, online, events, recreation and feature films. Nickelodeon UK is a joint venture between Viacom and BSkyB.

Comedy Central UK, a joint venture between Viacom and BskyB, is the UK’s biggest comedy network – comprising 4 channels – Comedy Central (and +1) and Comedy Central Extra (and +1); and a growing online presence.

Comedy Central reaches 18 million viewers per month and is available on Sky and Virgin Media in 12.4 million homes.

Aimed at 16-34 year olds we show the very best content from the UK and US including original commissions such as Your Face or Mine, The Chris Ramsey show, Drunk History, Comedy Central at the Comedy Store and The Alternative Comedy Show.  Acquisitions include the biggest shows from the US including South Park, Malcolm in the middle, The Middle, Impractical jokers and Friends.

MTV, the biggest and boldest youth entertainment brand on the planet. A global network that reaches more than half a billion households across TV, mobile or online with fun and innovative content and experiences.

We get people talking. We fuel the pop culture conversation. We champion youth, nurture their creativity and stand up for the issues they believe in. And of course, music is at the heart of everything we do. We are the music insider bringing audiences the newest music through to the biggest A-list artists. More than anything, we entertain wherever and whenever.

The Department:

The Finance Department is fully integrated into the business and is responsible for handling all financial matters that impact Nickelodeon, Comedy Central & MTV including financial planning and analysis, reporting and compliance, commercial analysis, deal support and day to day financial operations. The Department also plays an important role in managing the relationship between Nickelodeon UK, Comedy Central and its shareholders MTV Networks and BSkyB.

Its focus is to provide a high level of added value services to the business and shareholders with the provision of timely accurate and relevant information and to ensure that the necessary financial control is adhered to in order to safeguard the assets of the business.

Job Purpose:

Support Nick UK, Comedy Central & MTV finance functions in budget management, invoicing, intercompany and fielding finance queries from the businesses.


  • Provide assistance to business departments, such as HR, Finance, Operations and Legal, on budget management & actual monthly reporting
  • Provide ad hoc support for business departments on Travel & Expenses and vendor/customer setup queries
  • Provide support to business to approve inter-company programming invoices
  • Ancillary Billing – Prepare monthly manual invoices requests for non-system generated invoices
  • Non-Purchase Orders – Code ad hoc invoices
  • Monthly review of open purchase orders and goods receipts with analysis to clear
  • Review annual inter-company charges and review invoices back to contracts
  • Assist and support on ad-hoc finance team projects


  • Well organised with excellent eye for detail
  • Good time management skills
  • Self-Motivated Individual
  • Pro-active
  • Team Player
  • IT Literacy – Especially in Excel and Outlook
  • Accountancy programme experience advantageous
  • Flexible approach

12 October 2017