Management Accountant – Sports

Finance and Accountancy - GBP50000£50,000 - £55,000


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Job Description

  • Permanent
  • London/Hybrid
  • 2021-11-19
  • Job Reference: EG1207312

Are you an experienced Management Accountant with a real passion for Sports…in particular….Football!?! Would you love to work in a role/company where you can combine your profession with your passion?

A leading Media/Sports company has a requirement for a recently qualified individual to join their sports production division providing financial support, planning and analysis for your business area for UK & International games/events.
To be a suitable candidate you will require professional accounting qualifications and be a confident communicator who enjoys working with the business. A commercially focused position with an element of month end, you need to have proven experience of being able to prepare full sets of management accounts and analyse any variances.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a key player within this industry and has real career potential!!

This could be the dream job you have been waiting for so please read on and apply if you are interested!!

The role:

  • Responsible for the quarterly and annual financial planning and analysis for a range of sports productions
  • Review budget vs variance analysis
  • Preparation of monthly management of accounts
  • Responsible for month end accounting close and identifying/explaining variances from forecast
  • Liaise with sales, production, legal and finance colleagues to enable accurate reporting and forecasting on revenue, costs and cashflow
  • Advise/assist production staff on finance procedures and dealing with any finance related to each project/production
  • Liaise with corporate finance & treasury as required

The person:

  • Qualified Accountant (or studying for final stages) ACA / CIMA / ACCA or equivalent
  • Experience of financial planning/analysis and preparing full sets of management accounts is a must
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to interact, challenge and champion colleagues of varying levels
  • Experience of working in a Media related environment would be highly beneficial
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Able to work on own initiative to identify and resolve problems
  • Confident and flexible team player
  • Must be able to determine priorities and organise work to meet deadlines.

Due to the high volume of applications received, regrettably only successful candidates will be contacted

To apply for this job email your details to ella@saucerecruitment.com.