Finance Manager

↬ Bristol Sport 

Employer ········· Bristol Sport
City ························· Bristol 🇬🇧
Type ······················· Full time
Salary ··················· Competitive

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Bristol Sport Group as Finance Manager.

The role will report into the Chief Financial Officer and will be responsible for maintaining the finances and accounting for transactions in the Group's shared services division, Bristol Sport.

The successful candidate will manage one direct report and will support the Central Finance team which includes Bristol City Football Club, Bristol Bears Rugby Club, Bristol Flyers, Bristol Sport and Ashton Gate to enhance, streamline and centralise finance processes.

Primary Objectives

*Prepare budgets and forecasts, ensuring that accurate and consistent assumptions are applied across the Group.

*Account for ticketing, commercial and retail transactions, and partner with the Commercial teams to ensure that monies outstanding are efficiently reconciled and collected. 

*Execute the month end accounting process including the accurate posting of accruals and prepayments, deferred income, fixed assets. Account for payroll transactions and perform balance sheet and intercompany reconciliations.

*Produce monthly management accounts *Hold regular meetings with key stakeholders to discuss performance and any other operational finance issues including invoicing, payments and intercompany settlements. 

*Manage the external audit for Bristol Sport Limited and act as key point of contact for auditors and key stakeholders.

Core Skills / Requirements

*Qualified ACCA/CIMA/ACA.

*Previous experience of budgeting and forecasting, closing month end and preparing monthly accounts.

*A keen eye for detail and a proactive and dynamic attitude to problem solving. 

*Excellent communication and analytical skills and the ability to develop strong working relationships.

*Comprehensive knowledge of working with finance systems and the ability to assimilate new software quickly.

*Advanced excel user.


*Previous experience of working in sport.

*Finance process improvement.

37.5 hours per week - Monday - Friday.

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