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Financial Controller - Artist Management Agency

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £50000.00 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 30 days ago

  • Sector: finance
  • Type: hybrid
  • Contact: Ricci Gowland
  • Contact Email:
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 02 July 2022
  • Job Ref: BBBH98767

An amazing opportunity has arisen for a qualified (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) Financial Controller to join an award-winning artist and project management agency at an exciting time of expansion.

As the Financial Controller, you will be responsible for the company's financial reporting and manage all the company's transactions and operational finance, as well as client (Artist) accounting and reporting.

The role will additionally provide business partnering across the group of companies to help shape and drive its commercial direction and provide key support to the CFO in running the financial operations and managing the financial risks of the company and overseas offices.

Key accountabilities:

  • Serve as an advisor to CFO on financial and business matters, and act as a role model and mentor to other staff within the accounts team and across the group
  • Support CFO in driving continuous improvement in financial management, accounting, and reporting processes.
  • Act as financial business partner with all departments to ensure they are provided with and understand relevant financial information that enables them to make sound business decisions and support the timely preparation and management of annual budgets.
  • Project manage implementation and continual improvement of all financial systems.
  • Ensure the completion of bank and balance sheet reconciliations
  • Lead on all aspects of the group financial reporting
  • Ensure compliance with financial and taxation reporting and control requirements.
  • Preparation and submission of VAT returns
  • Maintain an overview of the financial cycle; in particular, expenditure and income patterns including budgeting/forecasting, management & monitoring, and preparing timely and comprehensive monthly management accounts
  • Provide detailed variance analysis and investigations comparing results to budget/forecast on a group, company, and departmental/team level

The ideal candidate:

  • ACA qualified or equivalent
  • VAT experience
  • Advanced excel skills
  • Previous experience or a desire to work in the entertainment industry

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