Finance Director - Music

Job Title: Finance Director - Music
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Package
Reference: BBBH61516
Contact Name: Tom Chadwick
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 25, 2017 10:13

Job Description

Finance & Business Affairs Director - Music

Growing Music business with a record label, music publishing and distribution arm are looking for a qualified ACA, CIMA, ACCA Finance & Business Affairs Director to work closely with the MD as a commercial Business Partner. This role will play a leading role within the company's senior management team, overseeing the Group finance operations and functions.

This is a vital higher for the business and

  • Overseeing the day-to-day running of the finance team
  • Taking a key role in helping to make business decisions with the managing director and other senior management
  • Identifying, planning, developing and directing the implementation of all areas of financial management and business affairs
  • Working with the senior management team to set and drive the financial strategy needed to help support the business goals of the company
  • Leading the financial planning, analysis and strategy across all areas of the company and providing guidance on costs, margins, targets and key business drivers
  • Preparing annual budgets and forecasting
  • Oversight of monthly, quarterly and annual intercompany Group reporting functions and management accounts
  • Management of the Group year-end reporting and relevant group audits
  • Ensuring that the company financial systems are robust, compliant and support plans for growth
  • Contribute to strategic product pricing and competitor analysis
  • Provide internal, market and competitive analysis for new business development and help support business-to-business pitches
  • Management of Royalty accounting and MCPS returns
  • Management of groups business affairs and work closely with the groups lawyers

Skills and Qualifications Required:

  • Must have previous experience of working in the Music industry
  • Must have extensive experience in leading and developing finance functions
  • Insightful and comfortable with ambiguity and uncertainty
  • An ability to simplify complex situations and communicate complex information in an effective way
  • Experienced in managing financial processes and strong technical accounting skills
  • Experience in managing and developing staff
  • Experience in a music or similar commercial environment will be an advantage
  • Degree educated with appropriate professional qualifications in ACA, CIMA or ACCA
  • Minimum 5 years post qualification experience

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to respond to everyone. If you have not heard from us within 5 working days of sending your CV then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for the position you have applied for.