Intern - Finance
Universal Music GroupLondon, UK
Full Time Unpaid Internship
Our central Finance team are looking for a bright, numerically minded intern to join their busy team for a 12 month placement period. The right candidate will have a drive for a career in finance, with a good understanding of Excel. Good communication skills and ability to pick things up quickly will be key for this role. A passion for music is desirable, as well as an interest in the entertainment sector.
main purpose of role
The Central finance department sits in UMO (Universal Music Operations) as a support centre to the wider company.
The jobholder provides financial and administrative support to the Central Finance department, working across all areas (RTR, PTP, OTC, Treasury, Label Support and Group Consolidation teams).
• General support to the RTR team including budget control for owned UMO departments plus various ad hoc analysis.
• Treasury – Banking, raising cheques, posting cheques, posting credit card transactions, coordination of document exchange with the outsourced partners and banking correspondence.
• OTC/ PTP – General administrative duties (post, coordination of document exchange with the outsourced partners) plus ad hoc projects.
• IT support – working alongside Finance Systems Analyst to administer access requests to software and systems.
• Office management duties – General support to all team members including IT access administration, stationery, meeting facilitator and concert ticket coordinator.
Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (particularly Excel)
Strong communication skills
Good organisation of self and others
Excellent attention to detail
Flexible attitude and approach
diversity and inclusion
Universal Music is an equal opportunities employer and committed to the principle of diversity.
The company presents this job description as a guide to the major areas and duties for which the jobholder is accountable. However, the business operates in an environment that demands change and the jobholder's specific responsibilities and activities will vary and develop. Therefore, the job description should be seen as indicative and not as a permanent, definitive and exhaustive statement.
Based in West London, our internships are paid, full time, 12 month placements and offer an excellent opportunity for individuals who are serious, passionate and committed to pursuing a career in the music business.
Interns will get a chance to work and learn right at the heart of the most successful global music company, gain valuable experience and establish the start of their career in the industry.
As well as duties particular to the department and specific projects, some general and regular responsibilities for interns include - preparing documents for weekly / ad hoc meetings, updating & managing contact databases, raising purchase orders for costs and invoices as well as general support for the department in terms of diary management, booking transport and ordering stock & stationery.
We are looking for self motivated, hard working and enthusiastic individuals, with excellent communication, IT and organisational skills. Our interns also need to be able to keep calm under pressure and prioritise their own workload. ‘Music’ experience (personal or professional) and a knowledge of working in an office environment is preferable.
Please be advised that we will retain your details for a period of 6 months and we’ll be in touch if we feel that we have a suitable opportunity for you during this time.