Finance Manager – Entertainment

Finance and Accountancy - GBP£Competitive

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Job Description

  • Permanent
  • London
  • 2019-11-19
  • Job Reference: EG24000

This is a great opportunity for a qualified accountant who has a passion for Music & Entertainment. Working for a highly respected and globally renowned business this position will have day to day responsibility for the Financial Accounts within one of their busy operating businesses.


Looking for a qualified individual with post qualified experience you will need to be technically strong and have the ability to manage a number of relationships across the business.


This is a busy and varied role that requires someone who is highly motivated and has a passion for working within the Media & Entertainment industry.



The role:

  • Prepare/Review month end financials to include accruals, P&L, balance sheet reconciliations, Cash flow and variance analysis;
  • Assist in the compilation of annual budgets, quarterly forecasts for submission and analyse;
  • Submit the monthly management and board pack for corporate senior management reviews;
  • Undertake commercial & financial analysis as required by management;
  • Ensure financial information of investments are tracked and review against KPIs
  • Prepare statutory accounts and liaise with external auditors;
  • Prepare Royalty & copyright accruals and reconcile to the royalty system;
  • Continuously review and implement strong controls and procedures;
  • Ensure compliance with tax legislation and tax credit structures.


The person:

  • Fully qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA or equivalent) with post qualified experience;
  • Educated to degree calibre;
  • Experience gained within a Media or Music Company would be highly beneficial;
  • Experience of statutory accounting and audit files;
  • Strong working knowledge of IFRS and UK GAAP;
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Advanced Excel;
  • Confident ability to influence and challenge others;
  • Able to work to tight deadlines.

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