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Senior Finance Assistant


New York, NY 05-19-2023
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
Who We Are:

At IMG Production & Studios we use content and technology to power the world's passion for sport, working with global clients including The Premier League, The R&A, DP World Tour, Euroleague Basketball and Major League Soccer. We've built Europe's best-connected broadcast centre at Stockley Park, London, distributing 35,000 hours of content globally and creating some of the world's best sporting coverage. Our facilities include four broadcast studios, fifty edit suites and a multitude of radio, podcast, dubbing and VFX facilities, with specialisms in remote production and carbon reduction thanks to our Green to Screen initiative. Whether it's live coverage, archive, highlights, social media, branded content or feature films, we give the audience a front row seat to the best sport in the world.

Endeavor is a global sports and entertainment company, home to the world's most dynamic and engaging storytellers, brands, live events and experiences. The company is comprised of industry leaders including entertainment agency WME; sports, fashion, events and media company IMG; and premier mixed martial arts organization UFC. The Endeavor network specializes in talent representation, sports operations & advisory, event & experiences management, media production & distribution, experiential marketing and brand licensing.


Senior Finance Assistant - MLS


IMG Productions

Main Purpose of Job

To provide Financial and Accounting assistance to the Production Team - Dealing with all matters that arise during the course of a Production and to provide regular ''Final Cost'' information to Heads of Production and Finance. This is a ''Sleeves Up'' role for someone who enjoys getting fully involved in a Role and working as part of a busy Team.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities

Providing Accounting support to the Production Team – including the following:
• Completing the Monthly update of the actual expenditure for the Production Cost Reports and helping Production Managers to analyse and explain their budget variances
• Reporting the Production Costs in accordance with strict deadlines at Month End
• Partnering with the Production Managers and Coordinators to ensure that each Project receives dedicated Financial Support
• Set up Production Cost trackers and attend Review meetings as required
• Setting up New Vendors through the Vendor Maintenance COE Portal
• Ensuring that Vendor Invoices are properly coded and sent to Esker for authorised Approval
• Liaising with Accounts Payable on all Payables issues – dealing with Vendor Enquiries etc.
• Assisting Production with processing Contingent Workers through Pay Reel
• Ensuring that all Production costs are recharged to the correct projects each Month
• Assisting with Credit Card/Out of Pocket Expenses for all relevant staff using the Concur System
• Raising Client Invoices using the Stadium Billing system
• Dealing with any other Ad Hoc Production related Finance matters as required
• Liaising with Finance Colleagues in other departments on all of the above

Unusual Challenges or Circumstances e.g. shift(s)/ unsocial hours/ travel etc
• Must be prepared to work additional hours as required to meet deadlines

Person Specification

Knowledge and Experience

• Previous experience in an Accounting / Finance Environment
• Knowledge of Pay Reel or a similar Contingent Workforce Tool
• Understanding of the functions of other Finance departments, e.g., Treasury, Tax, AP and AR

• Experience of working in a similar media related environment within finance
• Knowledge and understanding of Sport and Television production processes
• Experience in using SAP accounting system

Skills and Abilities

• Proficient in Microsoft Excel
• Highly numerate
• Must be able to organise work and determine priorities to meet deadlines
• Must be able to work on own initiative to identify problem areas and work through to a satisfactory conclusion

Qualifications and Training

• Minimum high school diploma education or equivalent
• Studying for a recognised accounting qualification


• Confident and flexible team player
• Organised with an ability to prioritise
• Good verbal and written Communication skills
• Proven experience of working as part of a large Team
• Excellent attention to detail skills

Endeavor unites and brings people together in our love of sport, culture, and entertainment. We understand this can only be accomplished when we lead with a lens of diversity, equity, and inclusion in everything we do. As a global company that drives culture, we strive to reflect the world's diverse voices.  

Endeavor is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, or religion or belief.

Per local requirements and in the interest of transparency, the range shown below reflects the prevalent current hiring range for this position. Hiring pay rates are based on a number of factors, including location and may vary depending on job-related qualifications, knowledge, skills and experience. Endeavor strives to provide locally competitive rewards packages, which include base rate along with, as applicable, short- and long-term incentives, growth and developmental opportunities, and robust benefits, such as health care, retirement, vacation and other paid time off, and additional offerings.

Hiring Range Minimum:
$60,000 annually

Hiring Range Maximum:
$80,000 annually

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rn516m-44-200-82-149-42 in your application.

Salary Details

Salary Range: $45,802 to $0.00 Per Hour ($ USD)

Company Profile

Endeavor is a global entertainment, sports and content company, home to the world’s most dynamic and engaging storytellers, brands, live events and experiences. The company is comprised of industry leaders including entertainment agency William Morris Endeavor (WME); sports, fashion, events and media company IMG; and premier mixed martial arts organization UFC. The Endeavor network specializes in talent representation; marketing and licensing; content development, distribution and sales; event management; and a number of direct-to-consumer offerings.