Finance Business Partner

Job Ref: WW365

Global Accounting Network
Global Accounting Network
Global Accounting Network
SECTOR: Sport/Entertainment
SALARY: £70000
LOCATION: West London
JOB TYPE: Permanent full time
JOB FUNCTION: Business partner

Main responsibilities:

  • This role will be expected to take full ownership of the BU Finance and keep the Finance Director informed of the progress, involving them where necessary.
  • Business Partner with the VPs, Directors and Ops team to support on sales and management contracts.
  • Work with the VP of each area to ensure they are fully supported and have clear and concise information for decision making.
  • Ensure all revenue planning and ops budgets are up to date and reconcilable - working with the business teams to do so.
  • Ensure applicable taxes are accounted for appropriately by checking treatment with internal tax team.
  • Own the bottom-up detailed business planning and cash flow planning.
  • Own scenario analysis.
  • Own and manage the Risks and Opps across the portfolio.
  • Ensure the Finance Director is fully informed of all necessary items.
  • Support Finance Director and own some of the New Business by working directly with Business VPs and others in the business to create detailed finance models with relevant metrics and forecasts.
  • Work with ensure monthly management accounts are prepared and reviewed.
  • Provide commentary to any variance to plan.
  • Ensure weekly cash flow requests are accurate and complete.
  • Implement and maintain finance processes, reporting tools & controls across the division to ensure consistency, accuracy and speed of reporting.
  • Ability to communicate with senior and non-finance staff to understand the drivers impacting event performance.
  • Supply relevant information to Corporate Controllers relating to the Events division throughout the audit process and preparation of statutory accounts.

Global sport and entertainment organisation are looking for a Finance Business Partner to join and be the lead business partner across their football business.

This division is highly ambitious with the business partner playing a key part developing and managing their expansion globally. The role will suit a qualified accountant with significant PQE, who has experience within industry and is keen to work in the fast paced and exciting sports/entertainment world.

Skills/experience needed: 

  • Interest in the sport/events industry
  • Ideally had events experience
  • Circa 3 years + PQE – ACA / CIMA / ACCA or equivalent or qualified by experience

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