Are you a Management Accountant looking for your next role within a unique industry? You'll be working for a global entertainment/music business based in Central London. Great opportunity to be part of a culture like no other. The business provides a great atmosphere to work, being socialble with regular events/drinks and even a roof top terrace.
If this sounds of interest, please apply below.
Monthly close process - Assisting the Group Finance Manager with completing the end to end close process, monitoring timetables, reviewing bookings made by the shared service centres, coding and submitting into CODA (accounting system) for review and subsequent reporting into Global. Carry out any bookkeeping entries required.
Balance sheet - Make sure the balance sheet is correctly accounted on a monthly basis and that all balance sheet reconciliations are kept up to date, including intercompany, fixed assets, prepayments and accruals, deferred and accrued income, taxes. Communicate monthly movements within Festivals to the group team at Radio.
Revenue - Assist the Group Finance Manager with processes to capture and reconcile all revenue streams for the festivals and venues under control including ticketing income, bar income, merchandise income. Make sure that Invoices are raised to external and internal parties to collect all revenues, using the Reading shared service teams as appropriate.
Costs - Ensure all costs are accounted correctly and completely by event, budget and month, as well as being able to challenge as appropriate. Discuss and agree to processes for allocating costs across events, as appropriate, ensuring these systems are adhered to. Assist with approval of invoices to contracts and the PO system.
Group accounting - Assist the Group Finance Manager with group accounting processes, including group intercompany reconciliations, preference shares, minority interest, dividends, amortisation, recharge reconciliations and below the line reviews. Assist with year-end consolidation process.
Reporting - assisting with the preparation and issuing of reporting on a monthly and annual basis including forecasting, month end management accounts (including TB, P&L, BS), appropriate performance reports to any shareholders and any other required ad hoc reports. Assist with the preparation of the monthly Festivals board report.
- 2 years plus working in a finance role in a similar level in a fast moving environment
- Ideally part-qualified ACA/ACCA/CIMA
- Ideally experience in the Music/Entertainment Industry, but not essential
- You will have strong experience of Microsoft Office Suite including Excel (formulae, pivot tables).
- Experience with CODA Financials and Infor Reporting preferred, but not essential.