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BEAT Financial Accountant

  • Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
BEAT Music Fund

Job description

In this role you will support the BEAT team as a financial generalist, combining the tasks of an accountant, accounts receivable and accounts payable specialist. Every working day will be different, as depending on the needs of the team you will process invoices, help with monthly clothing, support with reporting, implementation of new processes and perform many more diverse tasks.

The Armada Music & BEAT Music Fund Finance Team is based in Amsterdam (HQ). We are currently a team of eight, including the CFO’s of Armada, BEAT Music Fund and Armada Publishing. As a Financial Accountant, you will be reporting to the CFO of BEAT Music Fund and working alongside the other Finance colleagues. 

Your responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the processing of (a limited number of) accounts payable invoices, accounts receivable invoices and bank statements.
  • Help to ensure an accurate and timely month end close by preparing various workpapers, journal entries and a limited range of general ledger account reconciliations.
  • Confidently communicate and coordinate with other internal departments and external parties, to obtain information, research reconciling items, and resolve issues.
  • Support the income tracking process, by retrieving statements and performing brief statement analyses.
  • Support the preparation of monthly internal reports, quarterly external reports and other ad hoc reports.
  • Assist with the revenue accounting and reporting process. In addition, have the capacity to be able to grow into the position of potentially owning the revenue accounting and reporting process.
  • Assist in the implementation of new procedures, reports and information flows to enhance the workflow at BEAT Music Fund and increase the information availability for stakeholders.
  • Support overall department goals and objectives.
  • Continuously drive improvements to optimize processes and support process improvement, including recommendations for training and updates to procedures.
  • Work together with the other BEAT and Finance (Armada) team members.

Job requirements

  • Minimum Education: MBO-HBO financial education
  • Minimum Experience: 2 years in a finance/accounting role.
  • Experienced with Accounting Systems (AccountView, Exact or Business Central is a plus).
  • Experienced with Excel.
  • You are very organised and structured in the way you work.
  • You have excellent written and verbal communication skills in English (being able to confidently speak Dutch is also a plus)
  • You are energetic and proactive in your work. Knowing how to find that balance between giving it a go yourself and knowing when to ask for help.
  • You have a mindset of optimisation, efficiency and continuous improvement.

What will you get in return

At Armada Music and BEAT Music Fund, you will be pursuing your passion on an international scale. Calling an inspiring and musical environment home, you will bump fists with a young and dynamic team of skilled co-workers. We also offer an appealing pension scheme for when we finally decide to grow up, and 25 days off per year to force you to miss us occasionally. The Armada Music Office in Amsterdam facilitates a gym and an in-house club. O, and we will pay you. There is that too, of course. 

About BEAT Music Fund

BEAT Music Fund is the music investment fund of the Armada Music Group. It has acquired over 10 different dance related music catalogues containing Kevin Saunderson, King Street Sounds, Sola Records, Jax Jones and Tiga. Although Armada Music head office is in Amsterdam, the BEAT team is mostly located in our Laren office. It is preferred that you work part of the week from Laren as well, because we like working together.

The company has been founded at the end of the 2022 and has a relatively small and enthusiastic team of 6 colleagues. The BEAT team closely works together with the colleagues of sister company Armada Music, the biggest independent dance music label in the world. Armada Music is located in Amsterdam (HQ), London and New York.

Armada Music is the biggest independent dance music label in the world, founded in 2003 by Armin van Buuren, Maykel Piron and David Lewis (AR-MA-DA). Promoting dance music all over the world from its offices in Amsterdam (HQ), New York and London, Armada Music represents and cultivates the creative exploits of some of the biggest players in the electronic music game, including Armin van Buuren, Lilly Palmer, D.O.D, Hannah Laing, ARTY, Audien, Giorgia Angiuli, Yulia Niko, Brando, Cat Dealers , Loud Luxury, and Tensnake.