Financial Accountant - Live Music and Events

Job Title: Financial Accountant - Live Music and Events
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: West London, London
Salary: £45000.00 - £58000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
Reference: BBBH53957
Contact Name: Andrew Stevens
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 18, 2016 16:41

Job Description

Handle's client is a leading player in the Music Industry and they are looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated Financial Accountant to work within their expanding Festival and Live Music Finance Division. The position will support the European Finance team and is an ideal role for newly qualified / 1 year post qualified (ACCA/CIMA/ACA) accountant from industry or from an accountancy practice background.

Working within an established and fast growing team, this position will be sat within the head office function in London and be responsible for the review of financials and the reports for the corporate head office:

The role will include:

  • Being responsible for the divisional reporting for various live music events
  • Continual analysis and forecastingfor live events / venues / concerts and festivals
  • Review and aggregation of month-end reporting packages
  • Preparation of the month end group reporting file
  • Consolidation of management cash flow forecast reports
  • Head Office Accounting including Control actuals, budget and forecast
  • Provision of data to tax and audit department
  • Ad Hoc projects as required

This is a position ideal for a qualified accountant, ideally coming from a practice background with experience and knowledge of the Music and Entertainment Sector. The successful candidate will have experience in the consolidation of accounts and senior financial reporting. US GAAP experience is desirable.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to join what is recognised as one the highest performing Entertainment companies in the world. You will in return receive excellent training and career development, as well as having the chance to work alongside some of the best in the business. You will be highly skilled in Excel and have a passion for the music industry!

All candidates will be contacted within 5 working days of application. (Sadly due to the high volume of applications we receive we are not always able to respond directly to everyone, but we will try our very best!)

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.