Management Accountant - Sports and Entertainment

Job Title: Management Accountant - Sports and Entertainment
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH50605
Contact Name: Rachel Scott
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 07, 2016 12:14

Job Description

Handle Recruitment are excited to be working with a global sports and media company to recruit a Management Accountant, based in their London based office, on a permanent basis.

This role is perfect for a part qualified or newly qualified Accountant who has a desire to work in a recognisable brand and is looking to progress.

Reporting into the Head of Finance, this role will be responsible for:

  • Management accounting responsibilities such as event accounting, budgeting and reporting across a number of key events.
  • Monitor and review project budgets versus actuals on a regular basis
  • Review and coordinate divisional AR with a particular focus on key projects;
  • Assisting with setting up and processing of purchase orders and the allocation/coding of AP and AP queries arising;
  • Monthly/quarterly/annual management/statutory reporting tasks on key projects
  • Quarterly budgeting tasks on key projects;
  • Reviewing the financial terms of relevant contracts to ensure all contracted income is billed accordingly and to advise where applicable on cash flow/VAT/currency issues
  • Overhead planning and accounting for all UK division cost centres
  • Managing relationships with financial teams at our key sponsors
  • Updating weekly cash flow forecasts for the events and projects for the Treasury department
  • Monthly accounting closes for events and cost centres
  • Completion and submission of quarterly UK withholding tax forms to Inland Revenue
  • Work with the Corporate Accounting team as necessary on global strategic initiatives (e.g. System Projects; T&E system; cost saving reviews, etc.)

The successful candidate will be:

  • CIMA/ACCA/ACA part or newly qualified (or equivalent)
  • Extensive management reporting experience
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills

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.