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Finance Manager - Entertainment

  • Location: London
  • Salary: Up to £170 per day
  • Job Type:Temporary

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: finance
  • Type: hybrid
  • Contact: Mike Foster
  • Contact Email:
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 19 May 2024
  • Job Ref: BBBH109780

Finance Manager - Entertainment


  • The successful applicant will work within my clients finance team, working across all aspects of the finance department.
  • This is a client-facing opportunity for a hardworking, ambitious, diligent finance manager with the ambition to grow their career. So confident strong people skills essential.
  • Skillset must combine knowledge and experience of day-to-day bookkeeping across both client and office accounting.
  • A strong team ethos is essential, with a willingness by all to support and cover each other, alongside their own responsibilities.
  • Strong people skills required with easy going confidence to speaking with clients.


  • Demonstrable accounting experience of minimum seven years.
  • Minimum of AAT qualified or equivalent.
  • Preferred entertainment industry experience.
  • Fully conversant with Xero, or able to learn quickly.
  • Preferred Tagmin experience but not necessary as training will be provided.
  • Able to work in a pressured environment and meet strict deadlines.


  • To work alongside the current Senior Finance Manager, reporting to External Accountants / Managing Directors.
  • Daily allocation of client payments / reconciliation of client accounts including royalty statements.
  • Prepare and execute weekly client pay runs, through Tagmin Software to the company deadlines.
  • Client/Commission invoicing and weekly VAT invoicing.
  • Quarterly Royalty reconciliation / accounting.
  • Invoice chasing from company debtors.
  • Liaise with Agents and staff members regarding client/finance queries.
  • Liaise with clients, client accountants regarding client earnings, VAT, and payment queries.
  • Liaise with production companies / broadcasters / record labels.
  • Liaise with external accountants, advisors. bank managers, HMRC.
  • Completing supplier/payroll set ups including regular client VAT self-billing.
  • Process day to day bookkeeping via Xero.
  • Liaise with suppliers regarding office purchase invoices and process through Dext.
  • Preparation of Quarterly VAT returns.
  • Preparation of Quarterly Management Accounts.
  • Preparation of Staff monthly payroll including bonus and pension calculations.
  • Produce monthly analysis of staff credit cards including reconciliation with Dext.
  • Produce analysis towards Intercompany Recharging.
  • Other ad hoc financial and admin duties as required to ensure smooth running of Finance Department.

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