Snr Management Accountant / Finance Manager - Music & Film

Role:

Snr Management Accountant / Finance Manager - Music & Film

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    City of Westminster, London
  • Starts:
    September-Nov 2017
  • Salary
    £50000 — £60000
    Per annum
  • Industry:
    Media
  • Doing what:

    Snr Management Accountant / Finance Manager : Music and Film Industry

    The Company:
    Harmonic are proud to be working on an exclusive basis with one of London's premier post-production and video editing companies. Well-known for working on feature films, music promos, documentaries and adverts they have won several national and international awards.
    The business is located in the heart of Soho in a beautiful architect-designed office which was recently refurbished, although there is a sensible management attitude towards flexible home working if required.
    Despite recent growth and a strong financial performance, the company nonetheless has a great tight-knit 'family' feel, with excellent diversity. They are also very values-led which no doubt contributes heavily to a staff turnover of near zero over recent years.

    The Role:
    The business currently outsources the production of the Management Accounts, Stat, VAT and P11ds etc to a bookkeeper and an accountancy practice. As the first internal Finance hire for the organisation, you will be tasked with breaking down which tasks can be 'in-sourced' and keeping the show on the road in a business-as-usual capacity.
    However, the role also encompasses a large amount of commercial financial analysis and project accounting. The client are mid-point in developing an MI reporting dashboard, the delivery of which you will own. Candidates will therefore also need to display some background in FP&A or business partnering, ideally within a business whose revenue streams are linked to project-based billing structures.
    There is a marginal preference for candidates to work five days a week. However, the client will also welcome applications from candidates seeking to work a 4-day week for instance.
    Duties:

    * Project accounting - helping with invoicing, billing, profitability reporting.
    * Management information - owning the dashboard and producing agreed MI on
    * a monthly basis, with a pertinent commentary.
    * General book-keeping - accurately reconciling bank transactions, processing receipts and expenses, owning and maintaining our accounts in Xero.
    * Setting up and paying suppliers within agreed terms.
    * Debtor book - carefully managing clients to reduce our average debtor days while maintaining great relationships.

    What we'd like to see (Essential):

    * ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified
    * Experience within an arts-based organisation (TV, Film, Music, Events, Theatre etc)
    * Solid FP&A experience alongside good all-round Management Accounting experience

    Salary: 50-60k depending upon experience
    Interviews: Mid-August

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