Finance Manager - Sports/Football

Job Title: Finance Manager - Sports/Football
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: West End, London
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Reference: 354533
Contact Name: Mya Arun
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 31, 2019 10:02

Job Description

An exclusive opportunity has become available for a qualified Finance Manager (ACA/CIMA/ACCA) to join a Global Sports Business, based in the heart of Central London.

Reporting directly to the Finance Director, the Finance Manager will be responsible for the direct management of 1 or 2 Accountants.

The main responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Provide mentoring, coaching and supervision to the accounting team (Accountant and Accounts Assistant) and support with any day to day needs
  • Preparation of and presenting to the Management Board quarterly profitability analysis within the division
  • Preparation of and presenting to the Management Board physical budgets and forecasts by retailer
  • Review and approve journal entries, including month end accruals, prepayments and adjustment journals
  • Maintain financial schedules and ledgers in compliance with company policies and procedures.
  • Review of month end reconciliations, including multi-currency bank reconciliations
  • Prepare monthly management reporting packages for submission to Finance Director, UK &
  • Germany, adhering to month end deadlines
  • Cash flow management & reporting
  • Maintain the fixed asset register
  • Oversee and review of payroll including informing payroll provider of necessary changes
  • Monitor Key Performance Indicators and provide appropriate reports
  • Manage the initiation of new business trading models, including consignment, with retailers and embedding associated new processes as business as usual
  • Encourage and drive process improvement activities (territory and enterprise wide)

The ideal candidate:

  • Qualified Accountant (ACA / CIMA / ACCA or international equivalent) + suitable post qualification experience in a sports business
  • Understanding relevant industry environment - football - sports
  • Graduate or graduate calibre

Handle actively welcomes applicants from under-represented backgrounds

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to respond to everyone. If you have not heard from us within 5 working days of sending your CV then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for the position you have applied for.