Finance Analyst

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Finance Analyst

Central London

Job Details

Our client, an iconic recording facility is seeking an adept Finance Analyst to support Studio Managers and the Finance Director with financial, business, and administrative support for a maternity cover.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Authorising budgets, purchase orders and expenses.
  • Dealing with supplier and client queries regarding payments and finance requests.
  • Liaising with accounts payable and related staff to control the level of unpaid invoices.
  • Serving as main point of contact on internal recharges.
  • Maintaining the general ledger’s upkeep.
  • Arranging urgent manual cheques and immediate transfers as required.
  • Banking of cash and reconciliation on a weekly basis.
  • Clearing the disbursement and other ledger accounts including fixed assets monthly.
  • Assisting finance department on a monthly basis with management accounts, month end journal preparation, balance sheet reconciliation, and internal management and head office reporting.
  • Preparing quarterly both internal management reporting for the UK Board, as well as quarterly royalty statements to head office.
  • Maintaining internal reporting systems to include actual, forecasts and budgets.
  • Assisting with KPI Reporting for the retails store.
  • Aiding the finance team with annual auditors’ queries.
  • Ad hoc analysis and reports as requested by Finance Director.
  • Providing internal support and training for supplier invoicing as well as financial reporting systems.
  • Point of contact for finance reporting on the internal booking system.
  • Main point of contact with setting up new starters, granting systems access to staff.
  • Handling post and general enquiries with other finance team members.


  • Part qualified Accountant with a proven track record working within Finance or possess a Business/Finance degree.
  • Experienced at consolidative reporting.
  • Relevant experience working in music/media.
  • Highly numerate, accustomed to working with financial data.
  • Good attention to detail.
  • Experience of journal preparation and balance sheet reconciliation.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel (pivot tables, complex formulas and VBA), Hyperion, HFM and MS Access.
  • SAP experience essential.
  • Interest in developing Excel skills to an advanced level is essential.
  • Capable of managing own workload in a fast-paced environment.
  • Good communicator and relationship builder across a professional setting.

Please note that due to the volume of submissions, only successful candidates will be contacted. If you have not heard back within 10 days of submission, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.


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