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Management Accountant - Artist Agency

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £45000.00 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 18 days ago

  • Sector: finance
  • Type: hybrid
  • Contact: Ricci Gowland
  • Contact Email:
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 07 September 2022
  • Job Ref: BBBH99012

A leading UK based agency representing artists working within the fashion, editorial and advertising sectors, is looking for a Management Accountant to join their London team. Reporting to the Finance Director & external Accountant the responsibilities will include:


  • Oversee Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable
  • UK VAT Returns - review and submission
  • GMBH VAT Returns - provide monthly requirements for local accountant
  • UK Payroll
  • GMBH Payroll - provide monthly requirements for local accountant
  • Maintaining Fixed Assets & Pre-Payments records, creating and posting monthly journals
  • Balance sheet including intercompany reconciliations, posting of adjustment journals including accruals and prepayments
  • Maintaining Fixed Assets & Pre-Payments records, creating and posting monthly journals
  • Maintain finance control and processes and integration with other business systems
  • Preparation of monthly consolidated management accounts
  • Prepare working schedules for yearend accounts
  • Forecasting & Budgeting

Production accounting:

  • Managing Database to ensure jobs are closed out with timely billing of all productions undertaken through the company,
  • Update and reconcile actual production expenditure in the systems and produce final invoice and job wrap report.
  • Liaising with Producer's and agents to ensure accuracy of final expense breakdown.
  • Perform regular WIP reconciliations
  • Produce monthly Artist's statements

The ideal candidate:

  • Work experience in artist representation agency industry would be highly regarded.
  • 1+ years of experience as a Management Accountant or similar role.
  • Minimum of 2 years in accounting.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Excel
  • Knowledge of Xero is a plus.

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.