Accountant (H/F)



Accounting & Finance
Metropolitan City of Milan, Italy
Posted on Monday, March 25, 2024

Company Description

Believe is one of the world’s leading digital music companies. Believe’s mission is to develop local artists and labels in the digital ecosystem by providing them the solutions they need to grow their audience at each stage of their career and development.
Its 1,919 employees in more than 50 countries aim to support local artists and labels with a unique digital expertise, respect, fairness and transparency.

To support our fast-growing presence on all continents, we are constantly looking for new Believers to join us and make a stronger and more positive impact on the music industry!
Believe is listed on compartment A of the regulated market of Euronext Paris (Ticker: BLV, ISIN: FR0014003FE9).
Ready to #setthetone with Believe?

Job Description

Our Finance team is looking to be supported by a reliable Accountant to manage the day to day running of the Accounts Department. At Believe, we aim to provide quality services to both our internal and external customers. This is a fantastic opportunity for a candidate who loves music, enjoys a variety of duties and is willing to work as part of a team to progress in Finance.

Your missions are:

Purchase Ledger

  • Set up and maintain New Accounts
  • Code and process Purchase Invoices/Credit Notes
  • Prepare Payments List
  • Post Bank transactions and match to invoices
  • Post Credit Card Transaction
  • Run detailed Creditors report and reconcile Accounts
  • Prepare and post staff expenses report

Sales Ledger

  • Set up and maintain New Accounts
  • Code and process Sales Invoices/Credit Notes
  • Post Bank transactions and match to invoices
  • Run detailed Debtors report and reconcile Accounts

Monthly Routine

  • Perform Bank + Credit Card Reconciliation
  • Assist in management of expenses by project
  • Process Journals entries for Accruals/Prepayments
  • Process Journals for possible mis-posted transaction
  • Manage and process Cash transactions and reconcile
  • Entering postings following central team requests
  • Booking of Fixed Assets and Depreciation
  • Assist with reconciling P & L accounts
  • Manage / Assist in monthly closing processes
  • VAT liquidation and proper maintenance of VAT registers
  • Collaborate with Tax consultant for monthly / quarterly declarations (i.e. Intrastat / Quarterly VAT declarations)
  • Prepare needed SDI documentation (i.e. monthly xml uploads)
  • Prepare Intercompany reconciliations
  • Prepare centrally driven dedicated reporting

Year End Routine

  • Assist with final reconciliation and adjustments to all accounts
  • Assist with preparation of schedules for Year End Audit
  • Manage Journals, Vat register, Social Company Books review, printout and archive


  • Complete and submit monthly, quarterly and annual statistical surveys in line with the Group
  • Ensure that all necessary supporting accounting documents are requested, collected, and compiled, archived
  • Checks correctness of admin contracts in compliance with internal compliance, commercial conditions and local legislation
  • Collaborate with central IS team to ensure improvements on the ERP software to better comply to local tax and accounting rules (i.e. for VAT registers, xml files for SDI)
  • Collaborate with central IS team to ensure improvements on the management of expense refunds (new tool development);
  • Be accountant for checks, reports, needed uploads, on the internal distribution tools with focus on physical distribution and neighboring rights (after dedicated training)
  • Collaborate with internal functions to monitor cash forecast and payment processes
  • Collaborate with central functions and finance manager for other finance tool implementations, dedicated reporting
  • Any other ad-hoc duties


    • At least 3 years working experience within an Accounting Department
    • Able to work autonomously but with the support of the Finance Manager if needed
    • Strong time management skills with ability to meet deadlines
    • Have a flexible approach to change and work proactively to develop processes
    • Proficiency on Excel
    • Be able to communicate with different stakeholders
    • Team player with a willingness to support others to achieve company goals
    • Fluent English

    Additional Information


    Working at Believe means having individual and collective impact in a fast-growing company! ​

    At all stages of their careers, Believers are an important part of what we are doing: shaping the future of the music industry. ​

    We need teams that truly reflect the diversity of our clients: our international presence is an inspiring and enriching work environment for each one of us, with daily opportunities to connect with our colleagues all over the world. ​

    We have two hearts at Believe - our People and our Artists. ​

    We believe in THE POWER OF OUR PEOPLE, who grow every day to develop their potential… We aim to provide our Believers with the best environment to thrive. ​


    • Tailor-made training and coaching program -​

    • Remote working policy​

    • A well-being program​

    • Additional health insurance​

    • Access to Eutelmed, a digital mental health and well-being platform that allows you to speak with an experienced psychologist​

    • Supplementary pension plan​

    • Ticket meal (€7 per day)​


    • Ambassador program: an employee volunteering initiative dedicated to all Believers interested in having a positive impact on Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI), wellbeing and the planet.​

    We are committed to having a workforce that is representative of the community it serves at all levels of the organisation. We, therefore, welcome applications from all backgrounds and all sections of the community regardless of age, disability, gender, race, religion and sexual orientation.