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Finance Manager

Borough, South East London, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Feb 13, 2024

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Job Role
Finance Manager
Contract Type
Full Time
Come As You Are.

As the great Kurt Cobain* once said, "Come as you are." BMG is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and we celebrate diversity in all forms. Equal opportunity runs deep in our core value of fairness and we are determined to create a truly inclusive work environment, where everyone can flourish. If you're good at what you do, come as you are.

All applicants to BMG will receive equal treatment regardless of age, disability, gender identity or expression, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, race, color, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.
  • BMG is the proud representative of Kurt Cobain's publishing catalogue, including the 1992 single 'Come As You Are'.

#WeAreBMG & #WeAreHiring!

Finance Manager


Join BMG's dynamic finance team and be a crucial part of our growth journey. As we continue to expand through acquisitions, we are seeking a talented Finance Manager to assist in the accounting process, ensuring seamless financial operations across our UK companies. Please note that this position offers a 12-month contract.

What You'll Be Doing.

Financial Reporting, Control & Compliance.
  • Work on all parts of the accounting process as necessary.
  • Reconcile client balances, creating new accounts where necessary.
  • Ensure statutory balance sheets are reconciled and consistent across all companies.
  • Partner with the treasury and royalties teams to ensure transactions flows correctly, maximizing income recognition.
  • Manual accounting for monthly inventory.
  • Work with Group teams to ensure a seamless transition and reporting process.
  • Forge strong liaisons with all departments including finance, royalties and supply chain teams, overseeing the accurate transfer of processes, complete with an audit trail to ensure business continuity.
  • Support booking instructions for operational finance teams to facilitate the month-end close process.
  • Ensure that all accounting processes adhere to IFRS standards.
  • Collaborate with both internal and external auditors, providing them with necessary information to ensure spotless audit reports.
  • Support the statutory accounts preparation process.

Who You Are.
  • A solid foundation in accounting principles, backed by practical experience.
  • Exceptional time-management and organizational skills, with a knack for meeting strict deadlines and taking ownership of your workload.
  • A keen problem solver, always ready to tackle challenges head-on.
  • Diligent, conscientious, proactive, and adaptable in your approach.
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills, with a knack for building strong relationships.
  • Qualified ACA/ACCA, with a track record of excellence in your field.

Now, what's in it for you?
  • 25 days annual leave, plus 3 days between Christmas & New Year and an extra day for your birthday!
  • Flexible working opportunities.
  • 6 months full pay parental leave for all new parents regardless of gender and sexual orientation.
  • Subsidised gym membership.
  • Private Health Insurance.
  • Competitive pension scheme.
  • Annual gig allowance.
  • Artist showcases.
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • Season Ticket Loan.
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Programme.
  • Subscription to Headspace.
  • Give As You Earn Scheme .
  • Excellent development opportunities.
  • A fun and sociable office environment.

Are you interested? Follow the link to apply!

BMG - est. 2008 - is the world's fourth-biggest music company, the first new global player in the music business of the streaming age, and a record label and music publisher in one. Named in 2020 one of the world's Most Innovative Companies by Fast Company, BMG's pitch is unique - a relentless focus on fairness and transparency and service to its artist and songwriter clients. BMG's 20 offices across 12 core music markets now represent over three million songs and recordings, including many of the most renowned and successful catalogs in popular music history.

BMG's fresh approach includes production music, films, books, artist management, merchandise, neighboring rights, and live as well as music publishing and recordings off the same service platform. BMG is owned by international media, services and education company Bertelsmann, whose other content businesses include the broadcaster RTL Group, the trade book publisher Penguin Random House and the magazine publisher Gruner + Jahr. With its multi-platform perspective, integrated technology platform and commitment to help artists maximize their income, BMG aims to be the best company in music to do business with.

BMG is committed to promoting equal opportunities in employment. All job applicants will receive equal treatment regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

Company: BMG Rights Management Services (UK) Limited

Country: United Kingdom

State/Region: London

City: London

Postal Code: W21AS

Job ID: 264320

Date: 19 Jan 2024


London, LND, GB, W21AS

Job Segment: Book Publishing, Supply Chain Manager, Media Publishing, Supply Chain, Financial, Publishing, Operations, Finance

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