Finance Business Partner - Sport

  • Location:

    City of London

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £45,000 - £50,000 per year

  • Contact:

    James King

  • Contact email:

    james.king@altumconsulting.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    JK3024

  • Expiry date:

    2021-05-17

  • Consultant:

    James King

​Altum are currently supporting one of the UK's leading sporting organisations, to find the a recently qualified accountant to join their high calibre commercial finance team as a Finance Business Partner. The role will aim to put finance at the front and centre of decision making across the business by providing high quality analysis and decision support to the leadership team.

Key Accountabilities;

  • Preparation of management reporting and insight, ensuring high quality information that is accurate, relevant and timely, and communicated and explained clearly to stakeholders across all levels of the organisation, including the production of relevant visuals and dashboards as required

  • Development and review of business plans, annual budgets and forecasts for both financial and non-financial activity as necessary

  • Pro-active analysis and identification of risks and opportunities, identifying savings to mitigate risks, to ensure budget targets are achieved

  • Being able to reliably show and report on the benefits of improved systems, processes, behaviours, and decisions that drive cost reduction and income generation

  • Providing timely and insightful reporting on income and expenditure, including clear explanations for variances for targets and understanding around plans

  • Modelling, analysis and advice across a wide range of projects, providing detailed assessments to support decision making, identifying return on investment and holding the business to account

Key attributes required;

  • Fully qualified or late stage part qualified accountant

  • Great interpersonal skills, with the ability to influence internal & external stakeholders at all levels of the business

  • Highly numerate, analytical and commercially-minded individual with advanced Excel and report writing skills, and in depth experience of financial systems

  • Commitment to problem-solving and improving processes, always anticipating the question, and looking for better ways of doing things

  • Strong commercial/professional acumen gained at a fast paced, high demand business