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Finance Manager

Job Description

Finance Manager at InterTalent / Chosen Music / Project 30:

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Due to ongoing growth, we have an exciting opportunity to join the Finance team at InterTalent / Chosen Music / Project 30. The current team members are:

 

  • Yasmin Beesley – Senior Finance Manager (joined December 2017)
  • Jamie Kwan – Finance Manager (joined October 2022)

 

The new team member will work alongside Jamie with oversight from Yasmin, with potential for progression as our companies grow. Yasmin and Jamie each have their own responsibilities, and the finance team collaborates directly with the Managing Directors, Directors, Agents and Managers.

Apply in confidence with CV, letter of introduction and salary expectation to, Angela Mead [email protected]

 

Location – Soho. Office based 4 days per week / WFH 1 day a week

Start Date – ASAP.

Salary – Negotiable based on experience.

 

OVERVIEW:

  • A key position in supporting the growth of InterTalent, Chosen Music, Project 30 Studios, and our associated companies.
  • Our core businesses are.
    • the most driven and creative representation of leading talent across the Broadcast, Drama, Digital, Comedy, Music, and the wide Entertainment business.
    • Creation and ownership of content and IP.
  • You will be joining our young, dynamic & driven finance team of two, based at our new office in Soho.
  • InterTalent Group currently at 45 encompassing agents, managers, content creators and support staff
  • Our mission is to bring added value and success to everyone we work with by developing their talent, aspirations, and achievements without limits. We dynamically create circumstances where talented people can build their reputation, influence, and success.
  • InterTalent is the UK’s pre-eminent privately owned Talent management agency. Recently we celebrated 30 years as an ever-evolving Talent House at the forefront of the entertainment industry, yet still winning ‘Best Agency for New Talent’ at the Edinburgh International TV Festival.
  • Our work has diversified within the changing media and entertainment landscape to take in a full 360-degree model which operates across Broadcasting, Drama, Digital, Branding, Music, Publishing, Comedy, Sport, Content Creation. TV and Music Production.

 

ROLE:

  • The successful applicant will work within our finance team, working across all aspects of the finance department.
  • This is a client-facing opportunity for a hardworking, ambitious, diligent finance manager with the ambition to grow their career. So confident strong people skills essential.
  • Skillset must combine knowledge and experience of day-to-day bookkeeping across both client and office accounting.
  • A strong team ethos is essential, with a willingness by all to support and cover each other, alongside their own responsibilities.
  • Strong people skills required with easy going confidence to speaking with clients.

 

EXPERIENCE:

  • Demonstrable accounting experience of minimum seven years.
  • Minimum of AAT qualified or equivalent.
  • Preferred entertainment industry experience.
  • Fully conversant with Xero, or able to learn quickly.
  • Preferred Tagmin experience but not necessary as training will be provided.
  • Able to work in a pressured environment and meet strict deadlines.

 

DUTIES:

  • Daily allocation of client payments / reconciliation of client accounts including royalty statements.
  • Prepare and execute weekly client pay runs, through Tagmin Software to the company deadlines.
  • Client/Commission invoicing and weekly VAT invoicing.
  • Quarterly Royalty reconciliation / accounting.
  • Invoice chasing from company debtors.
  • Liaise with Agents and staff members regarding client/finance queries.
  • Liaise with clients, client accountants regarding client earnings, VAT, and payment queries.
  • Liaise with production companies / broadcasters / record labels.
  • Liase with external accountants, advisors. bank managers, HMRC.
  • Completing supplier/payroll set ups including regular client VAT self-billing.
  • Process day to day bookkeeping via Xero.
  • Liaise with suppliers regarding office purchase invoices and process through Dext.
  • Preparation of Quarterly VAT returns.
  • Preparation of Quarterly Management Accounts.
  • Preparation of Staff monthly payroll including bonus and pension calculations.
  • Produce monthly analysis of staff credit cards including reconciliation with Dext.
  • Produce analysis towards Intercompany Recharging.
  • Forecasting.
  • Report to External Accountants / Managing Directors.
  • Other ad hoc financial and admin duties as required to ensure smooth running of Finance Department.