Full Time Job

Financial Reporting & Controls Accountant

Live Nation

London, United Kingdom 07-22-2022
  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
Company: Live Nation (Music) UK Ltd

Department: EMEA Finance

Location: Farringdon, London

Reports to: Financial Accounting Manager

Working Hours: Full time, 9am - 6pm

Contract type: Permanent

Role Description

Joining the Live Nation EMEA Finance team as the Financial Controls Accountant you will immediately be integrated within the financial accounting function ensuring that effective controls are in place in markets across the division.

This role reports into the Financial Accounting Manager for the EMEA division of Live Nation.

The successful candidate will have a strong technical background and be looking to work in a head office financial accounting environment. Strong verbal and written communications skills are required to enable effective communication with employees around the world. The successful candidate should have excellent time management skills and be able to work with minimal supervision. A working knowledge of US GAAP and Sarbanes Oxley is an advantage.

Who you are

Competencies / Skills / Knowledge / Experience
• ACA qualified - essential
• Good communication
• Strong Excel skills
• A working knowledge of US GAAP and Sarbanes Oxley is an advantage but not a prerequisite


The following attributes determine how the role will be carried out and are required to be a success
• Diligent and h ard working
• Self-motivated
• Flexible and pragmatic
• Enthusiastic

What the role includes
• Detailed review of market balance sheets for correct accounting treatments.
• Tie back of market balance sheets to balance sheet reconciliations and review of those reconciliations to ensure controls are followed.
• Monthly detailed review of event accruals and deferrals
• Review and improvement of key controls being applied by European markets
• Support month/quarter end reporting to US parent, including AR over 90 days review and i ntercompany balance reviews
• Non-base balance quarterly SOX review
• Lease SOX controls (monthly/quarterly)
• Provision of feedback and support to markets
• Other ad hoc projects


The Company

Live Nation Entertainment is the world's leading live entertainment company, comprised of global market leaders: Ticketmaster, Live Nation Concerts, and Live Nation Media & Sponsorship. Ticketmaster is the global leader in event ticketing with over 500 million tickets sold annually and more than 12,000 clients worldwide.  Live Nation Concerts is the largest provider of live entertainment in the world promoting more than 40,000 shows and 100+ festivals annually for nearly 4,000 artists in over 40 countries. These businesses allow Live Nation Media & Sponsorship to create strategic music marketing programs that connect over 1,000 brands with the 98 million fans that attend Live Nation Entertainment events each year. For additional information, visit www.livenationentertainment.com

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Monday 8th August 2022. We reserve the right to close applications at any time.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r1zwvm-35-172-223-251-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Live Nation

Live Nation Entertainment is the global leader in live entertainment and ticketing. Our world-class portfolio reaches all aspects of the live event and ticketing industry, from ground-breaking software in Ticketmaster, mix of legendary venues and restaurants in House of Blues, production leaders in Concerts, exceptional brand partnerships in Media & Sponsorship, and unparalleled team of artist managers in Artist Nation supported by diverse professionals in all facets of Corporate operations.