FP&A Manager - Artist Management - Music and Sport

Job Title: FP&A Manager - Artist Management - Music and Sport
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Reference: 541121
Contact Name: Mya Arun
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 15, 2019 17:37

Job Description

Handle are excited to work with a dynamic international Artist Management company. With a strive for growth in recent years, this business has excelled and is renowned for their excellent services. They are now in need of an commercial FP&A manager, who is hands on and thrives within strategy.

The ideal candidate will be a fully qualified (ACCA/ACA/CIMA) accountant and currently be in a financially focused role assisting in the production of reports and information for senior management and business heads. With a name that is instantly recognisable you will be working for one of the most driven businesses in the Entertainment World.

Key responsibilities:

  • Preparation of annual budget and mid-year forecast (+monthly latest estimate);
  • Liaising with agents to gather information for revenue and cost tracking / forecasting purposes (+maintenance of P&L tracker);
  • Provide robust and detailed interpretation of financial analysis to enable the business to take timely action/decisions and achieve targets. Identify actions to drive opportunities and mitigate risks
  • Challenge assumptions in forecasting and planning, using analytical review and available insight
  • Advising on quotes and providing financial input to agents on new deals or pitches.
  • Work with agents on preparation of business cases for new commitments (new hires etc);
  • Preparation of month end management information packs and variance analysis;
  • Assist FD with month end review meetings with Dept Heads;
  • T&E budgeting / planning / reporting;
  • Assist with business profitability reviews and other ad-hoc analysis requested by Agents;
  • Preparation of data required for staff compensation reviews.
  • Lead process improvement and other projects as required by FD.

Ideal Candidates:

  • Qualified Accountant (ACA/CIMA/ACCA), 5+ years PQE
  • MUST be a strong business partner with the ability to build commercial relationships across all levels of a business
  • Media background - ideally
  • Degree educated with excellent academics
  • Full P&L exposure - ideally
  • Excellent in Excel (Vlookups, Pivot Tables & Formulas)

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.