Financial Accountant

  • Location

    London

  • Specialism:

    Accountancy & Finance

  • Salary:

    £60,000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Iman Sharma

  • Contact email:

    Iman.sharma@altumconsulting.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    4455

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-06-26

  • Published:

    2022-06-22

  • Consultant:

    ConsultantDrop

Joining the Live Nation EMEA Finance team as the Financial Accountant you will immediately be integrated within the reporting function reviewing and advising on technical accounting treatments in markets across the division. Working closely with senior financial employees around the world you will work to prepare divisional reporting data to the US parent and account for centralised European Concerts & Sponsorship division costs (budget, forecasting and actuals with variance analysis).

This role reports into the Financial Accounting Manager for the EMEA division of Live Nation.

The successful candidate will have an analytical background and be looking to work in a head office financial reporting environment. Strong verbal and written communications skills are required to enable effective communication with employees around the world. The successful candidate should have excellent time management skills and be able to work with minimal supervision. A working knowledge of US GAAP and Sarbanes Oxley is an advantage.

Live Nation 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.

Responsibilities

· Head office accounting: Ownership of actuals, budget and forecast (cost base c.$20m). Provision of that data to tax and audit.

· Review and aggregation of month-end reporting packages from European markets.

· Review of market balance sheets for correct accounting treatment

· Involvement in preparing divisional balance sheet submissions to US head office

· Provision of feedback and support to markets

· Consolidation of management cashflow forecast reports from markets for inclusion in monthly forecast submission to US

· Support local accounting teams

· Transfer pricing charge outs

· Other ad hoc projects

Requirements

Skills / Knowledge / Experience

· ACA qualified

· Good communication

· Strong Excel

Behaviours

The following attributes determine how the role will be carried out and are required to be a success:

· Hard working

· Diligent

· Self-motivated

· Flexible

· Pragmatic

· Enthusiastic