Head of Finance | Live Entertainment & Music Group | London


Head of Finance | Live Entertainment & Music Group | London

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    £65000 — £75000
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    Head of Finance | Fast-Growth Live Entertainment Business | London

    Harmonic are proud to be working with one of London's most exciting live entertainment and music events businesses. The company operate multiple sites across London that have hosted some of the biggest names in the music & entertainment industry. They are now looking for a talented Head of Finance to lead the finance department and work closely with the Director to drive business growth.

    The business has a turnover of around £6 million and continue to be profitable. They were founded and are backed by a renowned Entrepreneur, who inspires a progressive work environment. The company have a flat structure and adopt a modern approach to work-life balance, they are very open to the possibility of flexible working. This is a fantastic opportunity for a Financial Controller or Finance Manager, who thrives working in a creative environment, to join an exciting business in a growing industry.

    The Role:

    As the Head of Finance, you'll be responsible for overseeing the Finance function. There are two talented Management Accountants in the department, who you'll be mentoring. This is a multi-site organisation, so you'll be performing the budgeting, forecasting and commercial analysis for all the sites - this includes an exciting new project.

    This is a broad commercial and technical role, where you'll business partner with other departments to improve profitability. As well as this, the Head of Finance sits with the Senior Management Team and you'll have an influential input into moulding the commercial strategy of the company. This is a great chance to have a wide remit as a number one in finance at a progressive, exciting business.


    * Managing and overseeing the Finance function (Management Accounts, Prepare Accounts)
    * Taking ownership of the budgeting, cashflow and forecasting for the Group
    * Mentoring 2 junior members of staff
    * Business Partnering with Heads of Department (including Marketing & Programming)
    * Working closely with the Director to establish the Financial & Commercial business plan

    What we need to see (essential):

    * ACCA/CIMA/ACA Qualified
    * Experience working in Creative industries, including: Music, TV & Film, Hospitality, Events, Entertainment & Media
    * Excellent communication skills
    * Desire to work in a collaborative environment

    What we'd like to see (bonus):

    * Experience working in the music, hospitality or live entertainment industry
    * Knowledge of Xero

    Salary: £65,000 - £75,000

    If this is something of interest, please get in touch at or give me a call on 0203 773 3530

    Please feel free to circulate this with any friends or contacts that may be interested.

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