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Financial Accountant (Sports Media)

Financial Accountant (Sports Media)

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Recently Qualified Finance

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  • Salary:

    £50000.00 - £52000 per annum + bonus and excellent benefits

  • Contact:

    David Mendonca

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

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Financial Accountant - Sports Media - London - £52,000 + bonus and excellent employee benefits

A multinational Sports Media & Entertainment business in London is looking for a recently qualified finance professional for a key Financial Accountant position.

This is a broad revenue focused role, covering financial and management reporting across 3 divisions of the business, and for a high achiever you have a real chance to fast track your career. The business has great retention and career development, and across the business you can see examples of rapid internal promotion and long-term careers across all of Finance; including the opportunity to move overseas if desired.

You will join a high performing and passionate team, and report into an experienced Financial Controller who has several years of experience in the industry. The culture is non-corporate, meritocratic and nurturing.

This is a business for ambitious and passionate high-flyers looking for a long term and progressive career in the Sports or Media industry!

Financial reporting & Analysis responsibilities:

  • Manage the review process through to sign off, for all internal revenue recognition documentation, which requires a sound understanding of US GAAP
  • Play a key role in achieving controllership goals & objectives, with specific reference to Internal controls & compliance
  • Responsible for period end accounting including preparation of balance sheet reconciliations
  • Quarterly cash forecasting with reconciliations
  • Preparation and calculation of quarterly and yearly WHT computations
  • Preparation and submission of stat accounts for Danish and UK entities

Essential skills required:

  • Recently Qualified Accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA)
  • Technical knowledge of internal controls or US GAAP
  • Commercial acumen and senior stakeholder management
  • A strong interest in Sports or Entertainment would be beneficial