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Finance Manager - Live Music

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £60,000 - £70,000 per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 30 days ago

  • Sector: finance
  • Type: office-based
  • Contact: Jaimie Rozanski
  • Contact Email:
  • Expiry Date: 21 June 2024
  • Job Ref: 101296875747

Handle Recruitment are proud to be recruiting for a leading Music Merchandising Company in their search for a Finance Manager. This newly created position, created through continued growth and success will play a key role in driving the business forward in the next stage of its forward trajectory.

We are looking for an experienced, hands-on Finance Manager with meticulous attention to detail and dedication to financial accuracy to become an integral part of the finance team working closely with senior business figures.

Responsible for managing financial transactions, preparing management accountants, statements, and ensuring reporting readiness, the key responsibilities will include but not be limited to the below tasks:

  • Gather and analyse financial information and data for senior management.

  • Support budgeting and reporting.

  • Balance sheet reconciliations

  • Efficiently process financial transactions, journal entries, and general ledger entries.

  • Ensure that records and reports are compliance with accounting procedures and processes.

  • Evaluate the company's performance using key data

  • Forecasting to assist business planning and strategy.

  • Conduct risk and costs assessment and advise on ways to maximise company performance.

  • Advise on process challenges and suggest improvements.

You are:

  • Meticulously detail-oriented.

  • Analytical thinker with robust problem-solving skills.

  • Organised with the ability to manage multiple tasks efficiently.

  • Self-motivated and capable of working independently.

  • A collaborative team player with a positive attitude.

  • Professionalism underscored by strong ethics and integrity.

  • A lover of music

You Have:

  • Proven experience as a senior management accountant, accounting supervisor or similar role.

  • Solid knowledge of basic and advanced accounting and financial principles and practices.

  • Excellent knowledge of cost accounting and reporting.

  • Excellent knowledge or risk analysis, budgeting, and forecasting.

  • Working knowledge of financial software including Excel and Xero.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities.

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.

  • A problem-solver with attention to detail.

  • Organisational and leadership skills.

  • Relevant experience and qualifications preferred.

The successful candidate will have experience in working in a senior Management Accountant/Finance Manager position and ideally be an (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) qualified accountant. You will be able to demonstrate a track record of senior accounting and reporting and on top of that be ready to get stuck in!

Managing a small team, the suitable candidate will be experienced in working in the Music Industry and have a real passion and knowledge for the sector. Xero and Excel experience is desirable. Strong excel skills are essential.

If this is of interest, apply now!!!

Some experience of the merchandise and or music industry is not essential but would be an advantage.

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.