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Senior Financial Accountant

Live Nation

London, United Kingdom 05-10-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
Company: Academy Music Group

Location: Brixton, London

Reports to: Financial Controller

Working hours: Full time, 40 hours per week

Contract type: Permanent

Role

The Senior Financial Accountant plays an important part in the day-to-day running of the Finance department of Academy Music Group. Requiring a high level of attention to detail, the role supports the Financial Controller in reviewing Accounts Assistants' work, ensuring accurate posting of transactions within accounts, timely production of reconciliations, and that any issues within accounts are dealt with appropriately and promptly. In addition to this, the Financial Accountant reconciles VAT and prepares VAT returns for payment, and is responsible for keeping the Balance Sheet in good order, as well as implementing SOX compliance measures.
Our Team

The team comprises approximately 18 individuals with a wealth of experience working within Academy Music Group/Live Nation and other organisations.

This role is a senior position within the team, directly line managing the Accounts Assistants, carrying a weight of responsibility for ensuring that the Accounts Assistants' reconciliations are accurate and in good order.

Competencies / Skills / Knowledge / Experience

Essential:
• ACCA/CIMA/ACA, finalist/newly qualified, or by experience
• Some people management experience
• Computer Literacy – Excel, Outlook
• Strong administration and time management skills

Desirable:
• SOX experience
• Good working knowledge of debits and credits
• Experience using Oracle
• VAT experience/knowledge
• FEU experience/knowledge desirable

Behaviours
• Strong attention to detail
• Deadline focused
• Strong communication skills
• Ability to work on own initiative and self-motivation to handle conflicting deadlines
• Team player

What the Role Involves
• Management of around ten Accounts Assistants, including training, professional development, performance reviews
• Review of Accounts Assistants' reconciliations
• Ownership of VAT process and controls
• Balance Sheet reconciliations
• Month End Balance Sheet reporting
• Intercompany reconciliation
• Implementing SOX compliance measures and reviewing procedures
• Compiling and advising of year-end audit files
• Ad-hoc analysis and tasks

Our Company

Academy Music Group (AMG) is the UK's leading owner and operator of live music and entertainment venues with award-winning credentials. Several of our historic theatres are unique institutions of British music and culture and our vision is to inspire artists and audiences by hosting unforgettable live performances.

AMG is part of Live Nation Entertainment which is the world's leading live entertainment company comprised of global market leaders: Ticketmaster, Live Nation Concerts, LN Media and Artist Nation Management. #LI-SL1 #AMG

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Monday 20th May. We reserve the right to close applications at any time so encourage early action.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g47vw1-44-200-86-95-42 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.