Universal Music is the UK’s leading music company and home to artists from Sam Smith and Florence + The Machine to Mumford & Sons and The Rolling Stones. It’s the passionate and dedicated team at Universal Music UK who help make us Britain’s leading music company. From A&R to finance, legal to digital, sales to marketing, Universal Music is the place to grow and develop your career within a truly commercial and innovative business that leads in everything it does.
We are now looking for a Management Accountant to provide management accounting support in all areas of business within our Head Office Finance Team.
• Responsible for accurately producing Management Accounts including commentary within monthly deadlines. • Preparation of & commentary on the monthly departmental reports alongside Assistant Accountant. • Production of the Quarterly Forecast to Corporate Finance deadlines • Looking after key balance sheet accounts, not limited to but including accruals, recharges & fixed asset register • Review and approve journals for distribution of centrally held costs (Insurance & Facilities costs) • Production of the yearly budget to Corporate Finance deadlines • Control and maintenance of budgets on accounts payable system • Act as the finance approver for invoices and expenses, deal with payment queries and ad hoc manual payments • Liaise with offshore team members on a day-to-day basis to provide support to the business units
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
- Qualified Accountant is essential - Experience and a comprehensive technical understanding of month-end process - Proven analytical and problem-solving skills with excellent attention to detail - Super user in SAP & Business Objects A40 - Experience using HFM is essential - Driven and results orientated character but patience and diplomacy when dealing with territories - Passionate about music / working in the music / media industry - Team player, good at building professional relationships, adapting a personal approach to deal with different personalities with varying levels of knowledge and skills across the organisation - Good communication skills (verbal and written) at all levels and especially across international territories - Strong organisational skills with proven experience in managing own workload and ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines - Strong computer literacy (Microsoft office) and ability to learn new packages quickly. Very good Excel skills
Closing Date: 15/07/20 To apply please send CV to email@example.com