Semi-Senior Accountant (Music & Entertainment)

Full time
£25,000 to £30,000
uk 22/08/2017   Full time £25,000 to £30,000

The Opportunity - Top 50 Accountancy Practice 

  • My client is currently seeking a part-qualified Semi-Senior to join their dynamic team in London to undertake day to day bookkeeping and accounting for an exciting portfolio of clients with the music, media and entertainment industry. You will be working within a Team of 7, with a variety of clients including Recording Artistes, Touring Artists, Songwriters, Music Producers, Artist Managers, Booking Agents, Recording Studios, Record Labels, Music Publishers, Music Merchandisers, Creative Design Agents, Actors, Models, TV Presenters


The Role

  • Undertake day to day bookkeeping and accounting for a portfolio of clients within the Music, Media and Entertainment industry
  • Assist with handling of the portfolio’s financial and personal affairs, as per the client’s needs
  • Assisting with the maintenance and review of accounting records raising issues to relevant Managers
  • Assist with raising sales invoices, considering the VAT position on international invoices
  • Preparation of VAT returns and EC Sales Lists for manager review and client approval
  • Liaising directly with clients and suppliers on basic queries in a timely and professional manner
  • Assisting with management reporting and annual accounting compliance by preparing accounts and reports such as tour reports comparing actual to budget, wealth statements
  • Tour accounting including preparing reports for tour support, 360 commission and other reports in respect of mitigating withholding taxes


Your Experience

  • Prior experience within a practice
  • Previous experience with software packages including Quickbooks is a bonus
  • AAT qualified and/or working towards ACCA/ACA qualification or substantial relevant experience (study support available)


Who You Are

  • Strong attention to detail
  • A strong team player with the ability to work in a team environment as well as being a self-starter with the ability to work well using own initiative
  • Begins to take responsibility for the quality and accuracy of others’ work, with a clear understanding of what and when to flag issues or gather further information on queries from relevant colleagues


Additional Information

  • Hours of Work: Monday to Friday, 9.30am – 5.30pm