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Management Accountant - Theaters - London

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £45,000 - £50,000 per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 29 days ago

  • Sector: finance
  • Type: hybrid
  • Contact: Elisha Demeester
  • Contact Email:
  • Start Date: asap
  • Expiry Date: 25 May 2024
  • Job Ref: BH - 0025042024091

Do you have a keen interest in the Performing Arts and work in Finance???

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Management Accountant to join established Theatre group on a permanent basis, with 1 day in their Woking office and 2 days in central London. This group is a premium live entertainment business focused who is passionate about creativity and live experiences.

An ideal candidate should have a background in theatre, performing arts or live events as well as being extremely well versed in Management account processes.

Please note: The role requires travel to the Woking office 1 day a week and London 2 days a week.


  • Preparation of monthly management accounts, full P&L/balance sheet, variance & commentary for the business, and other production companies, challenging results to ensure accuracy and providing reporting and analysis as appropriate

  • Be the main head office finance team liaison, working closely with the finance team to ensure that data on the X3 accounting system is up to date and correctly coded and posted.

  • Help with any queries from the group and help with integrating them into the companies processes and systems.

  • Production accounting for theatre shows, including those from potential acquisitions.

  • Assist with the preparation of budgets and forecasts

  • Assist with the year end Audit for Production companies who working alongside the business.

  • Raise sales invoice to the production companies for weekly fees.

  • Manage supplier/ client invoicing, payments, and recharges.

  • Prepare biweekly cash flow forecasts for Productions.

  • Production Investment analysis.

  • Agree group monthly recharges.

  • In busy periods help with the production company weekly reporting.

  • Cover payroll processing for the productions.

  • Prepare VAT returns as part of a group wide submission.

  • Bank reconciliations.

  • Liaise with the Accounts Assistant, productions regarding debtors and creditors to ensure timely payment of bills.

  • Holiday and sickness cover for other members of team (Production Management accountants and Accounts Assistant Productions - Payroll & Purchase ledger).

  • Respond to ad-hoc data and analysis requests in a timely and effective manner.

  • Act always in accordance with the companies values and ethics.

  • Any ad hoc duties as and when required.


  • Qualified or Finalist level accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA)

  • Production accounting experience highly desirable

  • Advanced Excel skills.

  • Experience with an accounting system ideally Sage X3 & HMR payroll, but not essential.

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment.

  • Dynamic, enthusiastic, self-starter and willing to go the extra distance to make a difference.

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