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Finance Analyst (FP&A) - Music

Job Title: Finance Analyst (FP&A) - Music
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Industry:
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
REF: TJ1401_FA_1547483299
Contact Name: Tom Johnstone
Contact Email: tjohnstone@consultancygroup.com
Job Published: about 1 month ago

Job Description

The Consultancy Group are looking for a Qualified Finance Analyst to join an International Music & Events business in Central London.

Reporting in to the Divisional CFO this is an opportunity for an ACA Qualified candidate with 1+ Years of Post-Qualified Experience to work in the Music Business.

Responsibilities:

Month end responsibilities

  • Review market results to understand variances between actuals and forecast, working with local finance heads as required
  • Prepare AOI summary by market to provide senior management with an overview of major variances to forecast in the month
  • Non-Controlling Interest calculation and reconciliation for the division
  • Prepare P&L variance analysis reports for reporting to US Head Office
  • Prepare divisional sponsorship and intercompany elimination entries
  • Reviewing key divisional metrics, and loading metrics data to BPC system
  • Prepare quarterly tax reports for US tax team

Monthly forecast and annual budget responsibilities

  • Review monthly market forecast submissions to understand forecast vs. prior forecast variances.
  • Work with local finance heads to ensure monthly forecast submissions loaded to BPC system accurately and on a timely basis
  • Reconciliation of BPC sponsorship data back to market forecast submissions
  • Working with VP Finance to prepare key US forecast deliverables and ensuring all reporting deadlines are met

Other responsibilities

  • Preparation of weekly ticket sales reports and bi-weekly tour offer tracking reports for senior divisional management.
  • Work with the Touring team to aggregate multi-date tour offers from individual market offer proposals
  • Provide assistance to local finance heads on a range of issues from accounting advice to financial systems support
  • Other ad hoc analysis projects as required

Requirements:

Essential:

  • ACA qualified
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail

Desired:

  • Experience of variance reporting
  • Experience of US GAAP
  • Media background

Behaviours

  • Hard working
  • Self-motivated
  • Dependable