Finance Assistant

Agencies
United Kingdom
Competitive
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We are looking for a Finance Assistant to join our Finance team, based in our Cheshire office. Reporting into the Financial Controller, you will assist the team with a variety of finance tasks and finance administration, ensuring work is completed with the highest accuracy.

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WHO WE ARE...

SPORTFIVE is a global sports marketing agency that utilises the unique emotional power of sport to create and enable pioneering partnerships. We strategically and creatively connect brands, rights-holders, media platforms and fans across a multitude of sports.

Whether it’s supporting Premier League football clubs to secure their next front of shirt sponsor, curating deals for brands to showcase their advertising during games televised to millions across the world, or representing the best talent in our industry, connecting sport to incredible brands and partners is at the heart of what we do.

Want to find out more? Check out our LinkedIn and Instagram pages for an insight into what we do and what its like to work here.

Having recently been voted the No.1 most attractive sports marketing agency to work for, we’re incredibly proud of our culture and the people that help to nurture it. If you want to help shape the future of the sports industry, then we want to hear from you.

YOUR NEW JOB...

We are looking for a Finance Assistant to join our Finance team, based in our Cheshire office. Reporting into the Financial Controller, you will assist the team with a variety of finance tasks and finance administration, ensuring work is completed with the highest accuracy. Whether you’re someone who is looking for their first finance role, or someone with previous finance experience seeking a new challenge, this role will provide great exposure to finance operations within a fast-paced and exciting environment.

AS OUR FINANCE ASSISTANT, YOU WILL...

  • Efficiently raise and send customer invoices in line with contractual due dates

  • Process purchase orders and vendor invoices through the finance system

  • Process employee expense claims and liaise with managers for sign off

  • Enter and reconcile bank transactions for cash forecasting and variance analysis

  • Support the financial controller with ad-hoc tasks across the department

WHAT YOU’LL BRING...

  • Previous experience in a finance background is advantageous but not essential, what we’re mostly looking for is someone with an interest in finance and financial processes with a willingness to learn

  • As a sports marketing agency, an interest in the sport sector is also advantageous

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Excellent stakeholder communication skills

  • Highly organised and able to prioritise workload

Don’t fit all the criteria? Don’t worry! Our job adverts give you a flavour of what you can expect in the role, but you don’t have to tick every box. We put a lot of focus on the importance of developing our people, so if you think you’d be a great fit for us then hit apply.

WHAT YOU’LL GET FROM US...

As well as the opportunity to join an organisation that invests in and rewards its staff, provides a great working environment, and offers genuine responsibility and scope to shape a role and add real value, you’ll also get...

  • Dedicated Development: We take the development and growth of our people very seriously. As well as on-the-job training, we will support you with the personal and professional development you need to help you to be the best in your role and excel in your career.

  • Real Work/Life Balance: We understand that everyone should have a job that fits around their life, not the other way around. As well as operating a hybrid working model, we offer flexible working and appreciate that flexibility requirements are different for everyone.

  • Work Hard, Play Hard: You’ll get 25 days holiday each year, plus an extra day gifted to you over the Christmas period and if you get married or move house. We also celebrate our achievements in style twice a year with a day off for our Christmas and Summer events.

  • Supporting Your Overall Well-being: Whether it be financial, health, or family well-being, we offer everything from life assurance at 4x your annual salary, full private health cover with Vitality and access to an Employee Assistance programme, and enhanced family leave entitlements to support you in the moments that matter.

SPORTFIVE are proud to be an equal opportunities employer who provide equal employment opportunity regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, and sexual orientation.

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