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Finance Manager - Sport & Media

  • Location: Hayes
  • Salary: £60,000 - £70,000 per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 23 days ago

  • Sector: finance
  • Type: office-based
  • Contact: Jaimie Rozanski
  • Contact Email:
  • Expiry Date: 23 June 2024
  • Job Ref: 10129764876

This is an unbelievable opportunity for someone who is passionate about their sport absolutely not to be missed, Handle are delighted to be assisting a global sports and media brand in their search for a Finance Manager, this position is ideal for someone newly qualified. (ACA/ACCA/CIMA)

What You'll Do:

  • Finance Business Partner to Cingularity leadership team, providing vital decision support analysis to drive business growth.
  • Ownership and responsibility for the financial month end and year end close including financial review against latest forecast and prior year with insightful variance commentary.
  • Responsible for monthly balance sheet reconciliations ensuring accuracy of monthly accruals and prepayments
  • Ownership of planning process including 3-year long term planning, budgeting, and periodic forecasting including financial review with insightful commentary for variances to plans and prior year.
  • Support financial analysis for capex investment decisions and quarterly reforecasting
  • Responsible for day to day financial operations including AR, AP, VAT Returns and cashflow monitoring.
  • Ensuring appropriate financial governance and control is in place and is being adhered to.
  • Following our Business Code of Conduct and always acting with integrity and due diligence.
  • Liaise with external audit teams as required.

Unusual Challenges or Circumstances

  • Must be prepared to work additional hours as required to meet deadlines.

    Key Results Areas

    • Excellent analytical and numerical abilities.
    • Accuracy and keen eye for detail.
    • Ability to organise and prioritise workload.
    • Good oral and written communication skills.
    • The ability to work as part of a team.

    You Have These:

    • Must be numerate, be able to multitask and determine priorities.
    • Must be able to work without close supervision and have the initiative to deal with problems as they arise or refer to Head of Finance for further investigation.
    • Proficient in Microsoft packages, specifically advanced Excel e.g. Pivots, Xlookup etc.
    • Strong numeracy skills and mathematically competent
    • Experience of working in a fast-paced environment and dealing with multiple tasks.
    • Newly qualified accountant/Finalist CIMA/ACCA/CA.
    • Must be flexible and adaptable and prepared to work as part of a team and occasionally, irregular hours.
    • Ability to organise and prioritise workload on a daily basis.
    • Good verbal and written communications skills.
    • Must be able to work calmly under pressure and work as part of a team to achieve results.
    • Positive, professional and keen approach to work.
    • Excellent attention to detail skills.

    We'd Love If You Also Have These:

    • Experience of working in a similar Media or Telco related environment within finance.
    • Previous experience in a high growth SME.
    • Experience working with Capital Expenditure.
    • Knowledge of US GAAP.
    • Practical knowledge of Xero accounting system.
    • Knowledge of the XERO accounting system.
    • Knowledge of Macros/VB/MS Power BI/Power Query
    Willingness to adapt to change and provide support where required

We cannot stress how lucrative and unique this opportunity could be for the right individual! You must be willing to work out of the West London office location 3/4 days a week, experience within the sector is desirable but a passion and interest is key!

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