Warp Records – Head of Finance (UK)

Head of Finance
London, UK

Company Description

For over 30 years, Warp has been a synonym for adventures in sound and vision. We are a leading independent record label and publishing company, working with ground-breaking and influential artists.

Job Description

Warp are looking for a Head of Finance, to manage the Finance Department of our record label and music publishing companies. Based in London, and reporting directly to the CEO, this role is a great opportunity for a 5 year + qualified, and music/media industry experienced person to lead the finance function, and to play a leading role in the continuing success and development of Warp worldwide.

Key Responsibilities
  • Overseeing and leading the Finance team.
  • Having ultimate responsibility for the output and results of the Finance function.
  • Providing business support and commercial insights to both Recordings & Publishing’s creative and marketing teams.
  • Running the annual budgeting and forecasting process for both
  • Recordings & Publishing.
  • Producing statutory accounts and regulatory reporting, and managing the annual audit process.
  • Identifying and implementing process improvements with the Finance team.
  • Ensuring a robust month-end routine is in place and effectively managed.
  • Ensuring accurate monthly management accounts are provided in a timely fashion.
  • Cash flow management and forecasting.
  • Managing budgets and financial forecasting.
  • Managing tax compliance (e.g. Corporation Tax; VAT; PAYE etc.) and managing relationships with external stakeholders and advisors (e.g. Banks; Auditors etc.).
  • Driving efficiencies and transformation through reviewing and developing financial management processes and systems, ensuring all financial processes are fit for purpose.
  • Supporting commercial, investment and strategic decision making.

Skills and Experience
  • Qualified accountant with significant post-qualification experience.
  • Experience managing a Finance team.
  • Experience as Head of Finance or similar.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal ability.
  • Strong technical reporting skills
  • Advanced Excel skills.
  • Enjoyment of problem-solving.
  • Ability to work under pressure and adaptable to change.
  • Ability to lead, influence and develop.
  • Experience with Microsoft Dynamics / Business Central is a bonus.
  • Prior experience in the music industry would be beneficial.
  • Interest in music and the music business, and excited about the prospect of working for a well-respected music company.

Additional information
  • North London based office with flexible working.
  • Salary dependent on experience

Apply here: https://smrtr.io/cXZ67

Applications close on 27/02/22

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