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Bookkeeper - Live Music, Touring and Music Management

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 per annum + Generous Benefits
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 13 days ago

  • Sector: finance, Music Industry Jobs
  • Type: hybrid
  • Contact: Andrew Stevens
  • Contact Email:
  • Expiry Date: 08 August 2024
  • Job Ref: BHBBH109454

Handle Recruitment are currently seeking a Bookkeeper to join an established Live Music and Music Management company! Working for one of the most successful companies within the Industry, this role provides a fantastic and very hands on accounting opportunity and will play a key role in assisting in the companies drive forward into the festival season in 2024.

Working within a brilliant team environment and working closely with the Head of Finance, the duties will involve but not be limited to the below tasks:

  • Prepare VAT returns and understanding of VAT on expense claims

  • Analysis of ticket income remittance statements

  • Liaise directly with suppliers, ticket agencies, venues and show reps

  • General

  • Cash book and bank reconciliation

  • Sales day book, sales ledger and debtors ledger

  • Tour/Festival and Event Accounting

  • Analysis of company credit card statements

  • Writing cheques for artists/bands and management

  • Preparing transfer documents

  • Setting up internet payments

  • Liaising with the external accountants

Along with strong numerical skills, communication skills and a strong passion for the Entertainment Industry and the Live Music sector, applicants must have had exposure to Xero and be experienced in using Excel.

Music, Live Events and Media Industry experience is desirable but candidates passionate about the sector can be considered. Apply now!

Handle actively welcomes applicants from under-represented backgrounds - we pride ourselves on attracting the best talent for every opportunity through a commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion.