Financial Director 0149

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Financial Director 0149

Central London

Job Details

Our client, a UK based live music company, is seeking a Financial Director, to provide comprehensive support to the business’ finance function.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Leading the UK finance function and supporting the CFO with key finance objectives.
  • Coordinating the preparation of the budget and financial forecasting process.
  • Managing month end close process, to include consolidated management reporting, variance analysis, and cashflow.
  • Managing the reporting of KPIs and commentary to senior management.
  • Optimising cash flow for group and individual subsidiaries.
  • Preparing monthly payroll.
  • Overseeing reporting of ticket sales to schedule and accurately.
  • Overseeing IFRS monthly, quarterly, and annual reporting.
  • Leading on tax matters including VAT, FEU, Corporation Tax.
  • Developing relationships with festival shareholders, internal, and external stakeholders.
  • Assisting the CFO in presenting reports.
  • Managing annual year end audit and prepare statutory accounts.
  • Implementing strong internal controls to ensure strong financial management.
  • Supervising financial department staff and processes.
  • Implementing financial reporting systems to comply with government regulations.


  • Passionate about music and/or live events and previous experience working in a music or entertainment business desirable.
  • Qualified accountant (CIMA, ACCA, ACA) with minimum 3+ years of post-qualified experience in a business partnering role and the production of management and statutory accounts
  • Proficient with IFRS & FRS 102 reporting standards
  • Previous experience of dealing with senior business management/external stakeholders
  • Excellent IT skills, especially in Excel
  • Highly organised and able to multi-task
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proactive approach to work, able to pre-empt problems before they occur
  • Experience using SAP desirable.

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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