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Location: UK
Salary: £25k+
Date Posted: Aug 7th 2018

Established and dynamic music management company is looking for a P.A./Office Administrator to support the director and his small team to ensure the smooth and professional running of the office and organisation of the director’s diary and travel.

The right candidate will be an enthusiastic and pro-active organiser, a courteous and confident communicator with a high attention to detail, a computer literate (Apple preferred) operator and, above all, a responsible and dependable team player.

Previous experience in the music industry isn’t a must, but an interest in and commitment to the director and the team’s work is important. This role would suit an organised person with some office experience, an interest in the music we work with and who enjoys having the responsibility of making the working environment a positive and efficient experience for all.

This is a full time, permanent role with an immediate (asap) start date. Salary is dependent on experience, but a minimum of £25k per annum with private health insurance, health cash back plan and employer’s pension contribution.

Please have a look at our website ( and send your cv with a covering letter and/or any questions to

Employer: MPA GROUP
Location: LONDON, UK
Closing Date: Aug 24th 2018

The MPA Group of Companies (MPA, MCPS and PMLL) is seeking a trainee financial accountant to assist the Director of Operations with all of the finance functions across the three companies as well as providing assistance with other finance related projects.   

This is a fantastic opportunity to work in a forward-thinking music company and would suit a qualified accounting technician (AAT or similar) who is studying for a professional accountancy qualification and looking to further their development in an industry specific environment.

An interest in music and the developing technologies surrounding the music business is a must.


  • Finance functions including invoicing, processing petty cash and credit card expenses
  • Preparation of monthly management accounts and MPR reports across the group
  • Assisting with the preparation of annual budgets for the group
  • Analysis of income, expenditure and statements
  • Managing MPA membership renewal process and subscription payments
  • Assist with PMLL distributions to members
  • Assist with the preparation of Finance, Audit & Risk Committee papers
  • Dealing with both internal and external customer queries including reconciliation of accounts, production of statements, etc. to the highest level of service.

The successful candidate will be a dynamic, flexible individual with the intellectual agility to join the dots between the various issues affecting the MPA Group. 

They will have experience and knowledge of online banking systems and cash payment methods, as well as the preparation of management accounts and budgeting / reforecasting. 

They will have meticulous attention to detail and the ability to evaluate information to identify potential errors, as well as the foresight to see opportunity beyond immediate tasks and identify more efficient ways of working.  

Applicants should be motivated to work individually, exercising initiative and progressing matters independently, as well as collaboratively in a team.

Application Process:  To apply please send your CV together with a covering letter, indicating how you fulfil these requirements to Raymi Haile –  Please also provide your salary expectations. 

Please note you must have the right to work in the UK. We are unable to consider applicants who do not have the right to work in the UK. 

All applications to jobs at the Music Publishers Association are subject to the MPA’s data privacy notice for applicants, which is available here.

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