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Management Accountant - Football & Media

  • Location: City of London
  • Salary: £50,000 - £55,000 per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: finance
  • Type: hybrid
  • Contact: Jaimie Rozanski
  • Contact Email:
  • Expiry Date: 13 July 2024
  • Job Ref: 101298974783987

Handle are excited to be helping a major sports entertainment management company in their search for a management accountant. Joining the London team this is an outstanding opportunity for someone to come into an extremely interesting sector. This is a perfect opportunity for a newly qualified accountant or a finalist!

We are seeking a proficient and personable Management Accountant to be responsible for providing financial services to ensure an efficient, accurate and timely, financial & management Accounting function for the company. You will report directly into the Financial Controller and play a crucial role in supporting the finance activities for the continually growing organisation. The role has a wide range of responsibilities and will require someone who can work accurately and to tight deadlines.

Responsibilities to include:

* Prepare and maintain all financial schedules, ledgers, and balance sheet reconciliations in compliance with company policies and procedures.

* Preparation of all bank reconciliations.

* Prepare monthly management reporting packages for submission to Finance Director, UK & International, adhering to month end deadlines.

* Preparation of month end journals, month end audit files and Balance Sheet reconciliations.

* Month end close and timely preparation of financial and management reports (P&L, Balance Sheet and Cash flow).

* Assist in the preparation of month end flux analysis.

* Preparation of revenue invoices and supporting the financial controller in the correct recognition of revenue.

* Review of customer ageing and chasing of overdue collections.

* Ensuring timeliness, accuracy and completeness of transaction processing into the financial system- Microsoft Dynamics 365.

* Ensuring timely and accurate submission of financial reporting to Group Finance

* Performing a first review of employee expenses on Concur by ensuring the correct documentation is provided and the cost is within Company policy.

* Perform calculations, analyses and reports as requested by the Financial Controller or Finance Director (UK & International).

* Assist with year-end group audit, and play a key part in local UK statutory audits for all base companies by preparing documentation and supporting schedules.

* Prepare and file VAT returns.

* Assist the Financial Controller or Finance Director (UK & International) in ad-hoc projects.


* Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or Business with an emphasis in accounting, or a related field will be useful.

* At least newly qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA).

* Must have a high level of attention to detail and great organisational skills.

* Excellent written and verbal communication skills are essential as the role involves dealing with both internal and external stakeholders.

* Ability to demonstrate strong stakeholder management skill.

* Ability to be a team player with a conscientious and motivated attitude.

* Strong knowledge of Excel e.g. V look ups and Pivots.

* Experience in Microsoft Dynamics 365 desirable.

* An interest in sports or entertainment would be beneficial.

This is an amazing opportunity not to be missed out on, previous experience in sport or entertainment is desirable but a passion or interest is key!

Apply now.

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