Finance Analyst

Recruiter
PERFORM Media Services
Location
United Kingdom
Posted
29 Sep 2017
Closes
03 Nov 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Department: Finance

Internal Job Title: Finance Analyst

Reports To (title): Senior Finance Business Partner

Career Level: CL3

Location: Hammersmith

Hours of Work: Monday – Friday (9:00 – 17:30) (37.5)

Line Management Responsibility: No


WHAT’S YOUR NEW ROLE ABOUT?

The Finance Analyst will have accountability for:

·Providing support to the Senior Finance business partner to ensure accurate forecasting, performance analysis and historic reporting in respect of the production and head office cost base

·Assisting with development and continual enhancement investment appraisal initiatives for cost saving

·Developing in depth understanding of the central cost centre and able to ‘tell the story’ to both a finance and non-finance audience around performance and key sensitivities

·Championing key financial policies, procedures and protocol within the central divisional team to ensure compliance with divisional policies and efficient and well controlled financial processes

·Working closely with, and where appropriate inputting/supporting/reviewing, the Group’s Shared Service Centre output to ensure the appropriate DAZN financial and management accounting specific to marketing is accurate and produced timely with no surprises

·Oversight of output from SSC such that all central costs appropriately captured in weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual Group reporting

·Optimise financial reporting systems to accurately reflect underlying cost base

·Ad-hoc finance duties necessary to support the Senior Finance Business Partner and Divisional Financial Controller

WHAT WILL YOU DO IN YOUR NEW ROLE? % of role

Cost control 20

Budgeting, re-forecasting and reporting/presentations 30

Finance support and business partnering 30

SSC liaison and oversight 10

AP & Process leader 10

DO YOU HAVE THESE ESSENTIALS? Skill Level (out of 4)

1-2 years’ professional work experience in finance or accounting 4

Experience of preparing budgets, forecasts, and presentations 4

Deadline focused 4

Strong Excel skills 4

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills 4

DO YOU HAVE THESE DESIRABLES?

Knowledge of an Oracle based finance system (or equivalent)

Ideally part qualified

Experience in sports, media or a subscription business

THESE ARE THE PERFORM COMPETENCIES YOU’LL NEED TO SUCCEED IN YOUR ROLE….

Team work & collaboration – Ability to develop and maintain relationships within the finance team and in the wider business

Planning & organising - Ability to manage deadlines and prioritise workload in a pressured environment to ensure deliverables are met

Drive & energy - Self–motivated and driven to succeed, focused on results and passionate about the job

Innovation – The desire and ability to continuously improve processes and tackle challenges positively

IF YOU HAVEN’T YET GOT A FEEL FOR THE CULTURE AT DAZN, THEN READ ON…

DAZN is a live sports streaming service that allows fans to watch their sport, their way, live or on-demand. With access to the world’s best sports, fans can watch their favourite teams, leagues and players anytime, anywhere, for one simple, affordable price and with no long-term contract. DAZN has over 8,000 live events a year and features the widest array of live sports ever offered on one TV service. DAZN can play, pause and rewind anytime with no commercial interruptions and no long-term commitments.

We have a strong team with experts from Netflix, Amazon Video, BBC iPlayer, YouView and Now TV. We’re launching into new global markets every year.

DAZN is currently available in Canada, Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Japan on most connected devices including Smart TVs, smartphones, tablets and games consoles. DAZN is a part of Perform, a leading global sports media group. Check out DAZN here.

BENEFITS

You’ll receive 25 days’ annual leave (increasing by 3 days after 3 years), Single cover Aviva Private medical insurance*, Life Assurance (4x annual salary), matching pension contributions up to 5%, Travel Loan, Cycle to Work Scheme*, Childcare Voucher Scheme*, and more.

And there’s more…… you’ll have access to the Perform/DAZN online learning portal (MindTools) and be part of our Career Deal, which aims to support your continued professional development. We also have a structured management development programme and a financially rewarding Refer a Friend scheme. If you fancy a move abroad; Perform are currently seeking the best talent in the world.

*Please Note - some of these benefits will be available to you upon successful completion of your probation.

Find out more about what we do at http://media.dazn.com and www.performgroup.com


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