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Finance Controller – Music, Festivals & Entertainment Agency. Central London

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Simply360 seek a Finance Controller for a London based lifestyle agency, within lifestyle engagement space.

Do you Love Sport, Music and Festivals?

If you’re looking to work in a close-knit team that all share the same passion: Entertainment and Fun!

The business, is solid with two decades to count in this space and growing – they do this by being good at what they do being fed on the passion of its staff. They are continuing to evolve with ambitious growth plans in the coming years.

As the Financial Controller you will be the CFO’s right-hand person, collaborating on business planning, constantly monitoring performance and proactively managing the P&L.

Managing a team of 3, you will be the driving force behind the finance department, maintaining a strong control environment and always on hand to give sound advice on financial decision making.

Key Duties:

Forecasting

  • Existing business
  • Ownership of the P&L, including frequent reforecasting, as and when required
  • Resource and overheads
  • Detailed cash flow forecasting and monitoring, for review by CFO

Value-adding

  • Monitoring performance v target, recognising any problems and taking ownership to identify solutions
  • Always looking to improve systems and processes to increase efficiency and profitability
  • Business partner to the management team with an eye on all commercial activity
  • Assist the CFO in presenting to senior executives, external stakeholders and board members

Reporting

  • Draft quarterly board packs, including P&L, Balance Sheet, cash flow and trading updates

KPI monitoring

  • Preparation of monthly management accounts with variance analysis
  • Monthly trading updates for all events
  • Review of weekly ticket reporting for all events

Compliance

  • Management of the audit process, including preparation of audit file, liaison with auditors and review of statutory accounts
  • Ensure compliance with all tax requirements and reporting
  • Systems and processes
  • Manage group structure and intercompany relationships

You must be Qualified: ACA, CIMA Or ACCA along with previous man management experience, a strong commercial finance background with a track record of adding value with strong Analytical and problem solving skills.

Our client also offers a great benefits package including free breakfasts, monthly company lunches free event tickets and an early finish Fridays!

If this sounds like you then please send us your CV now!

Due to the high volume of applications, only successful candidates will be contacted.

 

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Location
Central London
Salary
£65,000 + benefits
Job Type
Permanent
Reference
ZZSIM4028

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