Commercial Finance Manager 0707

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Commercial Finance Manager 0707

Central London

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Our client, a new and innovative record label and music publisher, is seeking an ambitious Commercial Finance Manager to bring their financial management acuity to this rapidly expanding business.

Key responsibilities will include:

• Conducting financial management and internal reporting.

• Providing oversight to monthly management accounts, to include detailed variance analysis.

• Assisting with the preparation of monthly Board packs and reporting.

• Undertaking external reporting on a monthly and quarterly basis to external investors.

• Fielding external reporting needs for covenant reporting, new catalogue acquisition reporting, handling independent valuations, and debt documentation.

• Supporting external accountants with statutory accounts preparation, including UK & US tax reporting.

• Preparing quarterly forecast with detailed variance analysis for the forecast against the budget.

• Preparing the annual budget.

• Contributing to the company’s ability of current systems to scale with the pace of business growth.

• Collaborating with internal teams and external accountants to optimise processes.

• Contributing to ad hoc projects in conjunction with the Head of Operations and CFO.  


• Experience in the music industry (label or publishing) is essential.

• Strong background in financial management, accounting, and forecasting.

• Qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA) or the equivalent in experience.

• Proven track record with reviewing and managing the month-end function.

• Some experience or exposure to planning, budgeting, FP&A forecasting methods is desirable.

• Strong interpersonal skills and approachable manner.

• Focussed on producing results.

Please note that due to the volume of submissions, only successful candidates who meet the exact requirements 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.

The Music Market/Arts and Media are an equal opportunities employer who supports diversity in the workplace.


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