BMG – Finance Assistant (UK)

BMG is looking for a highly organised and methodical Finance Assistant to join its Publishing Finance team.

You are a highly committed team player with excellent accuracy and attention to detail, keen to be part of the world’s fastest growing music company, BMG.

Your mission:

Reporting to the Finance Assistant Supervisor, the Finance Assistant will be self-motivated and enjoy working in a pressured environment. The successful candidate will have at least 2 years’ experience working in a similar role, ideally within the music/media industries. The role will include:

  • Processing cash match entries for all companies within the UK group
  • Working on Withholding Tax applications and updating WHT portal
  • Bank Reconciliations
  • Liaising and working closely with the Royalties (Publishing) team
  • Helping on the royalty reconciliation process
  • Continually simplifying and improving processes
  • Processing receipts through FEBA on SAP
  • Balance sheet reconciliations
  • VAT returns and other HMRC returns
  • Monthly revenue and cost of sales bookings
  • Preparing monthly P&L for our production music catalogue.
  • Producing appropriate reports on a periodic basis
  • Journal entry and reconciliations
  • Assisting the Finance Assistant Supervisor, Senior Finance Manager and other stakeholders, where required.
  • Ad hoc responsibilities as and when required.

Your profile

  • Ability to interpret solutions, anticipate problems and to pro-actively resolve issues on a day to day basis
  • Degree educated, accountancy qualification would be desirable
  • Strong analytical and organisational skills and the ability to consistently meet deadlines
  • Methodical/Organised
  • Excellent accuracy and attention to detail
  • Team Player
  • Ability to challenge
  • SAP/Excel skills essential, with advanced Excel desirable

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