Finance Operations Manager - Music

Job Title: Finance Operations Manager - Music
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £75000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Reference: BHHH77787
Contact Name: Mya Arun
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 04, 2019 17:19

Job Description

Handle are proud to be working for a well-established Music establishment. The company represents and manages some of the UK's well-known artists and figures of the 90s era. This is a great role for an all-round commercially orientated Operations and Finance Manager. The focus of this role is to lead a 30-person team on a day-to-day basis, ensuring the optimum efficiency of processes, and providing the vision and motivation to deliver the maximum performance possible from the team.

Key requirements:

New Business

  • Planning out new business opportunities
  • Agreeing Service Level Agreements [SLAs] for new clients
  • Proactively address any technical accounting or reporting issues


  • Review current systems and processes to enable optimum use of available resources
  • Identify inefficiencies in conjunction with directors and staff
  • Propose changes to processes / draw up programme for change implementation
  • Ownership of IT infrastructure and software - upgrade and maintenance
  • Compliance - ongoing review of requirements and delivery on same
  • GDPR Compliance


  • Recruitment
  • Assign / organising work in efficient / effective manner
  • Training
  • Mentoring
  • Set individual goals / targets / Key Performance Indicators [KPIs]
  • Ongoing review of output of individual staff
  • Quarterly / annual performance reviews
  • Set / monitor individual performance improvement programmes as required


  • Agree reporting formats/content with directors
  • Set organisational KPIs
  • Ongoing enhancement of reporting pack format and content
  • Prepare and monitor annual budgets
  • Forecasting


  • Oversee planning and execution of annual audit
  • Ownership of all compliance and regulatory (Ireland & UK)
  • System implementation

Ideal Candidate:

  • Qualified Accountant - ACA / ACCA /CIMA
  • Proven track record within the Music Industry
  • A proven track record in supervising and managing a large team of professionals, including accountants, legal professionals, and business and management professionals
  • Leadership skills in relation to instilling an energy and enthusiasm across the organisation that will in turn be reflected in the atmosphere and performance of the business.

A very commercial, forward-facing leadership role for a great Music establishment!

Apply now!

Handle actively welcomes applicants from under-represented backgrounds

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.