Financial Controller - Music

Job Title: Financial Controller - Music
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, London
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Package
Reference: BBBH55134
Contact Name: Tom Chadwick
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 04, 2016 09:31

Job Description

Financial Controller - Music

Cutting edge Music company with offices in LA, New York and London are looking for a strong qualified ACA, ACCA, CIMA Financial Controller. Reporting into the CFO based in NY, supporting the operations of both the UK and American companies. Because the company is a start-up that is growing quickly, the person will need to be able to scale from low-level day-to-day bookkeeping to high-level senior management decisions.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Managing the general ledger & month end close, balance sheet reconciliations, royalty statement processing, AP processing, AR collection, payroll, financial statement review, cash flow forecasting, project budgeting & approval, managing insurance policies, and working with external auditors. R
  • Review current processes and suggest and implement improvements to increase efficiency and enhance the controls environment.
  • Responsible for updating and adding accounting policies for the business.
  • Responsible for 4 direct reports and their ongoing training and development.

The successful candidate:

  • Must come from a Music background and have a thorough understanding of the industry
  • A qualified accountant ACA, CIMA, ACCA or international equivalent
  • You will need to be proactive, and easy-going to fit into the team and be flexible in your approach to work and willing to take on ad-hoc tasks as required.
  • Experience in managing and developing a small team
  • The position will require occasional travel to the U.S.
  • Strong communication skills are critical to your success in this role.

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.