Senior Accounts Payable – Artist Management

Finance and Accountancy - GBP30000£30,000 - £35,000

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Job Description

  • Permanent
  • London
  • 2022-09-15
  • Job Reference: LB1313036

A well-known global artist management company is looking for a Senior Accounts Payable Assistant to join a fast paced and dynamic team and report to the Head of Finance. This role will initially be a temp contract for 3 months with the potential for it to go permanent for the right candidate.

This is an excellent opportunity to get with direct experience with deals that go on within the entertainment industry as well as working toward becoming a qualified accountant. You will have the chance to work with iconic, barrier-breaking artists, creators and changemakers—from actors, athletes and musicians to writers, gamers and digital influencers.

The ideal candidate will be a team player, problem solver, detail-oriented and effective communicator and will excel in fast-paced work environment.

 Key Responsibilities

  • Reconcile artist account balance against show balances in NetSuite to generate artist payouts.
  • Chase/Follow up on Deposits/Balance payment with promoters.
  • Prepare payments to artists and send them to agents for approval.
  • Proactively communicate with Assistants and Agents regarding payments, tax docs (VAT registered, etc.)
  • Communicate with Artist Managers relating to the approval of the artist statements.
  • Help Assistants and Agents with any accounting questions they have.
  • Post and maintain accounting documents in the cloud.
  • Ad-hoc projects as required.

About you

  • At least 1-2 years of general accounting experience
  • Experience in the entertainment industry, and familiarity with the financial workings and terminology of an agency
  • Highly organized with strong attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills – both verbal and written
  • Experience or knowledge of NetSuite preferred
  • Ability to develop business relationships

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