Music Client Audit Advisor; Award Winning Firm in London

Michael Page Finance
Central London, London
10 Jul 2017
08 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

This client is a multiple award winning Top 100 Accountancy Practice with stand out growth based in Central London.

This role will be split approximately into 50% accounts, 25% audit and 25% project based and consultancy work.

Client Details

Our client, based in Soho is part of the 15th largest international network globally. The Partners all have big firm experience and international expertise.

They have an open, friendly, forward thinking office with a very social atmosphere. This firm focuses on encouraging staff development and have no barriers to progression. As a firm they have been winning lots media clients and subsidiary audits for US listed companies due to their US network and are looking for individuals with an interest in this work.

Due to the nature of media clients this role will allow you to really act as a personal advisor and work very closely with your clients. You will be involved in not only the advisory aspects of accounts and technical auditing but also project based work such as; budgeting, business planning, share schemes, forecasting, increasing revenue and even events planning.

Because of their international network they also offer secondments to countries such as Australia, Germany and the US for employees who prove their ability and interest in this.

Being a sociable and inclusive firm, they offer various socials including a black tie event as well as a yearly away days to places such as Barcelona and Marseilles. They also annually fill out the Best Companies to work for report and make changes from staff feedback showing their dedication to their employees.


Reporting to the Media Partner and acting as a number two to the Partner.

The role will be split approximately into 50% accounts, 25% audit and 25% project based and consultancy work.

Partnering with clients across media, entertainments, theatre and film.

Be comfortable working in a client-facing environment, show willingness to work as part of a team and an ability to manage workload to meet deadlines.

Review and preparation of Financial Statements.

Consolidation of group accounts often of production companies.

Supervise, train and mentor less experienced members of the team including ACA trainees.

Appraise other members of the team following completion of assignments.

Assist others with financial statement preparation through supervision, guidance and review.

Take an active role in the continuous enhancement of the firm's practices.

You may also gain exposure to UK subsidiaries of foreign companies if this of interest to you.

Most of their clients are based in Zone 1 and 2, Central London so you will not have to travel too much for your work; giving you a very strong work/life balance.

Be respectful of compliance and familiar with the laws and regulations that apply to accounting and audit.

You will be responsible for the planning of the audit file right through to the completion sections including drafting the financial statements, the management letter and the letter of representation

Be an active and responsible team member both on site and in the office.


  • ACA/ACCA Qualified or Part-Qualified ACA/ACCA
  • Minimum 12 months experience in Audit and Accounts within an accountancy practice
  • Technical skills in both audit and accounts production are essential
  • Ambitious, diligent worker who enjoys working as part of a team
  • Proficient in using Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Experience of working with packages such as CaseWare/Pro-Audit/CCH/Sage/Xero is an advantage
  • Foreign language skills would be of interest to this client
  • Interest in the media and entertainments sector.
  • Interest in getting involved in consultancy and project management work.

Job Offer

  • £40,000-£45,000
  • Staff Bonus Scheme

  • Time off in lieu of overtime (where applicable)

  • 23 days annual leave (excludes bank holidays), increasing to 25 days after 5 years' service

  • Subsidised corporate gym membership

  • Cycle to Work Scheme

  • Auto Enrolment Pension

  • Breakfast provisions & Nutri-Bullets in staff kitchen

  • Eye Tests

  • Childcare vouchers

  • ACA study support (if needed)

  • Accountancy Practice
  • London / Soho
  • Audit and Accounts Senior