Finance Reporting & Planning Manager

Finance Reporting & Planning Manager

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Senior Finance, Recently Qualified Finance

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  • Salary:

    Up to £60000 per annum + 15% bonus + benefits

  • Contact:

    Andy Myerson

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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Are you a qualified accountant looking for an entry point into the music industry? A Finance Reporting & Planning Manager is sought by a division of one of the world's major music companies; they are home to some of the globe's best known artists and possess a huge back catalogue of instantly recognisable music as well as operating other businesses designed to help aspiring artists take their music to a wider audience. They are growing and are looking for a bright, driven Finance Reporting & Planning Manager to join them.

The Finance Reporting & Planning Manager will report to the Regional Finance Director and will support the company's publishing operations by providing reporting, planning and other commercial information. Specific duties include:

  • Produce monthly reporting for main UK and various European trading entities.
  • Prepare annual budget & monthly re-forecasts for UK and European entities.
  • Develop and build models to calculate IRR / assess viability of proposed or new A&R deals.
  • Perform royalty reconciliations and reviews to ensure all artist revenues are accounted correctly.
  • Support the preparation of UK statutory accounts for trading & non-trading companies.
  • Offer analytical / decision support to new & recurring business propositions; ad hoc projects.

The ideal candidate for the post of Finance Reporting & Planning Manager will possess:

- an accountancy qualification (ACA / CIMA / ACCA) and experience of working in industry.

- knowledge of US GAAP in addition to experience of monthly reporting.

- strong analytical skills and the ability to analyse large volumes of data to draw conclusions.

- excellent interpersonal skills, strong attention to detail and the ability to deal with a range of stakeholders.

- an interest in developing a career in the music industry.