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Operational Finance Manager - Sports Industry

Job Description

AMAZING HYBRID OPPORTUNITY TO STEP UP TO OPERATIONAL FINANCE MANAGER FOR A LEADING SPORTS COMPANY

BENEFITS;

  • Fantastic salary
  • HYBRID WORKING
  • 31 days annual leave
  • Birthday off work
  • Good pension
  • Life cover
  • Critical illness cover
  • Income protection
  • Volunteer days
  • Healthcare Provision

CLIENT;



VANRATH are delighted to be working with a top Sports company in helping recruit for an Operational Finance Manager to work closely with the Group Reporting Finance Manager to help drive the team forward



RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage account payable and receivable functions and develop financial goals and objectives for the team.
  • Identifying areas for increased efficiency, proactively challenging current financial operational processes.
  • Providing commercial challenge to all cost requests in excess of approved limits
  • Responsibility for weekly cashflow and working capital reporting.
  • Contributes to the quality of the reporting information by ensuring oversight of complete and accurate processing of transactional data.
  • Co-ordinate the successful implementation and monitoring compliance to cost control and purchasing policy
  • Responsible for co-ordinating and implementing AP automation strategies.
  • Develop real-time reports and KPI dashboards to feedback and insight to leadership team and other departments regarding operational performance in order to initiate actions.
  • Representative for finance on the Information Security Management Systems committee and responsible for the maintenance of risk registers.
  • Oversight and compliance with local and international rules and laws concerning tax - including setting up compliance reporting calendar for sales and VAT tax returns
  • Performance management of operational finance team including annual appraisals, development plans and coaching.
  • Work with Group Reporting Finance Manager for smooth monthly closing process and accruals review.


REQUIREMENTS;

  • 2 + years PQE with ACA, ACCA, CIMA or 5+ years Qualified by experience in similar role
  • At least 3 years experience supervising and mentoring staff members.
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Experience in Microsoft Navision / BI Tools / Change Management are all desirable


For further information on this vacancy, or other Senior Accountancy opportunities in Northern Ireland, please contact Adrian Harrison in strictest confidence or apply via the link below.