Festival Accountant | Fast-Growth Live Entertainment Business


Festival Accountant | Fast-Growth Live Entertainment Business

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    Festival Accountant | Fast-Growth Live Entertainment Business | London

    Harmonic are delighted to be working exclusively with one of the UK's fastest growing Music & Events businesses, to recruit a Festival Accountant to join the team.

    The Company:

    The business is behind some of the best festivals and live events around the world. You will be working from their modern offices in a trendy part of London. They are renowned for having a fun and dynamic working environment, which has a distinct family feel and is filled with music lovers! They are looking for a talented Festival Accountant who can take responsibility for accounting for the companies' Festivals & Shows.

    The Role:

    This is a new role which has come about naturally through organic growth in the business. Reporting directly into the CFO, who has a fantastic track record of mentoring colleagues, you will be joining a finance team of 5. You will primarily be responsible for the overall accounting for multiple festivals. This will include: cashflow management, business partnering with internal and external stakeholders and budgeting.

    This is a broad position, in which you will get wider exposure to some commercial duties. Working closely with the CFO, there will be a clear pathway for progression, as the business continues to scale.

    The Duties:

    * Managing the accounting and finances for numerous festivals and shows.
    * Monitoring and setting budgets
    * Providing key pieces of analysis
    * Business partnering with internal and external stakeholders
    * Inter-company reconciliations
    * Cashflow management
    * Any other ad-hoc tasks and exciting projects

    What we need to see (essential):

    * ACCA/CIMA studier
    * Experience of project accounting (Live Entertainment, Marketing/Advertising, Events, Media, Music etc)
    * Love for music!
    * Excellent communication skills

    What we'd like to see (bonus):

    * Festival or Tour Accounting experience
    * Experience with Sage 50 or Xero
    * Multi-currency experience

    Salary: £40,000 - £45,000

    Start Date: ASAP - Ideally start in May.

    If this is something of interest, please get in touch at or please apply online.

    Due to the high volume of applications we are receiving, if you haven't heard back from us please assume your application was unfortunately unsuccessful on this occasion.

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