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FP&A Manager - 12 Month

Live Nation

Dublin, Ireland 09-07-2022
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Job Description
FP&A Manager - 12 month FTC

THE JOB - 12 month FTC - Maternity cover

Reporting to the Director of Finance, the FP &A Manager will be responsible for the overall running of the various systems used by the finance function. Ensuring timely and accurate execution of all strategic reporting obligations of the Irish business you will be looking at the future projections for the business in the short and medium term. This will involve continuously looking forward and assessing how the business will meet its objectives and understanding how the business is evolving.

The ideal candidate is reliable, efficient and thrives in a challenging, fast-paced environment. Knowledge or passion of the music/entertainment industry always a plus. As a member of the Finance Team, you will be partnering with all areas of the business and interacting with many different stakeholders. You will gain an in-depth understanding of the day to day running of the department and oversee the daily accounting and financial reporting activities of the business.

WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING

This role has end to end ownership of the strategic planning, budgeting and forecasting for the business and challenging and improving the systems we use which includes:

Financial
• Liaising with existing sports clients re ongoing client settlement queries - resolving in a timely fashion
• Deal analysis and support for new and existing client contracts.
• Review of monthly performance of all areas of Ticketmaster Ireland business
• Monitoring Capex spend for all assets and liabilities, including fixed asset base.
• Provide detailed analysis of deal spend to date (capex, revenues and opex) against budget and forecast to budget holder.
• End to end ownership of the financial statements for one LN entity to include monthly transaction posting, balance sheet reconciliations, VAT, Statutory reporting & dealing with auditors.
• Preparation and submission of monthly, quarterly and ad-hoc ticketing metrics to TM International

Strategic
• Developing additional, relevant accounting controls both system and non-system.
• Preparation and review of annual budget and monthly re-forecasting reporting.
• Preparation and review across functions and territory of strategic plans for submission to Corporate
• Special project work relevant to Ticketmaster Ireland e.g. new settlements system, implementation of new HOST developments, payment, products and regulatory requests.
Other
• Primary point of contact for all systems queries and issues
• Support the Finance Team in dealing with external and internal auditors as systems queries arise.
• Client relationship building / strengthening.
• Identify, test and implement modifications to financial systems to both streamline current processes and develop new processes.
• Awareness of all significant financial issues and problems and assist with their subsequent speedy resolution where necessary.
• Complete and/or oversee ad/hoc requests as required.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW (or TECHNICAL SKILLS)
• ACA/ACCA/CIMA Fully Qualified accountant
• IT Proficiency a must, previous experience working with ERP systems such as Oracle a plus
• Experience of monthly reporting to tight deadlines
• Experience of working in a multi-division and international company preferred
• Previous knowledge working with various accounting packages and in house software packages a real plus in particular Excel. Previous experience with Oracle would be advantageous.
• Solid analytical and reasoning abilities
• Experience of SOX audits desired
• Strong communication, organisational and leadership skills required
• Commercially astute with strong analytical skills
• Strong problem-solving skills including the ability to identify and prevent potential problems, as well as challenge and improve existing processes.
• Strong attention to detail and Vast knowledge of accounting standards
• Highly motivated and dynamic – ability to work to deadlines and achieve targets in a time-conscious manner
• Professional appearance and attitude

YOU (BEHAVIOURAL SKILLS)
• Proactive attitude
• Demonstrable passion for the Company mission
• An ongoing interest in solving and improving financial issues
• Hands-on with integrity and a desire to work in a dynamic environment
• Communicative: the ability to explain numbers to non-financial staff
• Commercial sensibility and business acumen
• Possesses excellent organisation and time management skills, and is able to manage multiple assignments concurrently

LIFE AT TICKETMASTER

We are proud to be a part of Live Nation Entertainment, the world's largest live entertainment company.
Our vision at Ticketmaster is to connect people around the world to the live events they love. As the world's largest ticket marketplace and the leading global provider of enterprise tools and services for the live entertainment business, we are uniquely positioned to successfully deliver on that vision.

We do it all with an intense passion for Live and an inspiring and diverse culture driven by accessible leaders, attentive managers, and enthusiastic teams. If you're passionate about live entertainment like we are, and you want to work at a company dedicated to helping millions of fans experience it, we want to hear from you.
Our work is guided by our values:

Reliability - We understand that fans and clients rely on us to power their live event experiences, and we rely on each other to make it happen.

Teamwork - We believe individual achievement pales in comparison to the level of success that can be achieved by a team

Integrity - We are committed to the highest moral and ethical standards on behalf of the countless partners and stakeholders we represent

Belonging - We are committed to building a culture in which all people can be their authentic selves, have an equal voice and opportunities to thrive

#LI-Hybrid #LI-AH1

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g40w9z-3-238-90-95-42 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.