Full Time Job

Finance Manager


London, United Kingdom 05-03-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Who We Are:

At IMG, our Studios business 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.

What You'll Do:
• Finance Business Partner to Cingularity leadership team, providing vital decision support analysis to drive business growth.
• Ownership and responsibility for the financial month end and year end close including financial review against latest forecast and prior year with insightful variance commentary.
• Responsible for monthly balance sheet reconciliations ensuring accuracy of monthly accruals and prepayments
• Ownership of planning process including 3-year long term planning, budgeting, and periodic forecasting including financial review with insightful commentary for variances to plans and prior year.
• Support financial analysis for capex investment decisions and quarterly reforecasting
• Responsible for day to day financial operations including AR, AP, VAT Returns and cashflow monitoring.
• Ensuring appropriate financial governance and control is in place and is being adhered to.
• Following our Business Code of Conduct and always acting with integrity and due diligence.
• Liaise with external audit teams as required.

Unusual Challenges or Circumstances
• Must be prepared to work additional hours as required to meet deadlines.

Key Results Areas
• Excellent analytical and numerical abilities.
• Accuracy and keen eye for detail.
• Ability to organise and prioritise workload.
• Good oral and written communication skills.
• The ability to work as part of a team.

You Have These:
• Must be numerate, be able to multitask and determine priorities.
• Must be able to work without close supervision and have the initiative to deal with problems as they arise or refer to Head of Finance for further investigation.
• Proficient in Microsoft packages, specifically advanced Excel e.g. Pivots, Xlookup etc.
• Strong numeracy skills and mathematically competent
• Experience of working in a fast-paced environment and dealing with multiple tasks.
• Newly qualified accountant/Finalist CIMA/ACCA/CA.
• Must be flexible and adaptable and prepared to work as part of a team and occasionally, irregular hours.
• Ability to organise and prioritise workload on a daily basis.
• Good verbal and written communications skills.
• Must be able to work calmly under pressure and work as part of a team to achieve results.
• Positive, professional and keen approach to work.
• Excellent attention to detail skills.

We'd Love If You Also Have These:
• Experience of working in a similar Media or Telco related environment within finance.
• Previous experience in a high growth SME.
• Experience working with Capital Expenditure.
• Knowledge of US GAAP.
• Practical knowledge of Xero accounting system.
• Knowledge of the XERO accounting system.
• Knowledge of Macros/VB/MS Power BI/Power Query
• Willingness to adapt to change and provide support where required.

Working Conditions:
• Permanent, Stockley Park Offices
• Working hours: 40
• Working Days: Mon-Fri

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.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d9ymbz-44-222-104-206-42 in your application.

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.