Senior Commercial Management Accountant - Music

Job Title: Senior Commercial Management Accountant - Music
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: West London, London
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH53014
Contact Name: Jocasta Jones
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 16, 2016 09:14

Job Description

One of Europe's most successful independent recording studios are now recruiting a Senior Commercial Management Accountant to work with the CEO during a period of strong growth.

With overall responsibility for running this expanding finance department, the Management Accountant will manage two and business partner senior stakeholders on a daily basis.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Strategic growth planning including introducing new initiatives to improve working capital management and forecasting
  • Working closely with the CEO to analyse new business deals and artist acquisitions
  • Ongoing commercial advisory concerning sales and purchase contracts
  • Lead and develop a small accounts team
  • Overseeing the statutory accounts prep
  • Cash flow forecasting, annual budgeting and management accounts
  • Review of current systems and processes to improve efficiency
  • Liaison with external auditors

The successful candidate:

  • Qualified Accountant with previous management experience
  • Music industry experience, preferably from music licensing or labels
  • Strong statutory accounting background
  • Business partner with a record of improving reporting, KPIs and systems
  • An engaging, hands-on and adaptable leadership style
  • Proven experience of contract negotiations and analysis
  • Practical knowledge for long term growth planning
  • SAP systems experience

Candidates with a passion for music and the ability to get to West London relatively easily will be very excited by this opportunity! Previous music experience will be strongly preferred.

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.