Finance Assistant

LOCATION:
London, UK
SALARY:
£Competitive
COMPANY:
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  • 31 July 2024

About the Job

Who We Are:

 

At IMG Production & Studios we use content and technology to power the world’s passion for sport, working with global clients including The Premier League, The R&A, DP World Tour, Euroleague Basketball and Major League Soccer. We’ve built Europe’s best-connected broadcast centre at Stockley Park, London, distributing 35,000 hours of content globally and creating some of the world’s best sporting coverage. Our facilities include four broadcast studios, fifty edit suites and a multitude of radio, podcast, dubbing and VFX facilities, with specialisms in remote production and carbon reduction thanks to our Green to Screen initiative. Whether it’s live coverage, archive, highlights, social media, branded content or feature films, we give the audience a front row seat to the best sport in the world. 

 

Endeavor is a global sports and entertainment company, home to the world’s most dynamic and engaging storytellers, brands, live events and experiences. The company is comprised of industry leaders including entertainment agency WME; sports, fashion, events and media company IMG; and premier mixed martial arts organization UFC. The Endeavor network specializes in talent representation, sports operations & advisory, event & experiences management, media production & distribution, experiential marketing and brand licensing. 

 

Key Responsibilities Include But Not Limited To:

 

Issuing Purchase Orders as required using the SAP System.
Ensuring that Vendor Invoices are properly Coded and Authorised for Payment via Esker.
Liaising with Accounts Payable on all Payables Issues – Dealing with Vendor enquiries etc.
Managing and reconciling the Production Pre-Paid Card Floats and ensuring that proper controls are maintained over Cash Advances using the PFS System.
Assisting with Managing and reconciling expenditure incurred on Production Credit Cards.
Ensuring that all Production Costs are recharged to the relevant Projects each Month (Including the Salary Allocations).
Dealing with T&E expenses for all relevant Staff using the Concur System.
Raising ad hoc Client Invoices using the Stadium System.
Completing the Monthly update of the Actual expenditure for the Production Cost Reports and helping Production Managers to analyse and explain their Budget variances.
Reporting the Production Costs in accordance with strict deadlines at Month End.
Dealing with any other ad hoc Production related Finance matters as required.
Liaising with Accounting Colleagues in other Departments on all of the above.
 

Unusual Challenges or Circumstances e.g. shift(s)/ unsocial hours/ travel etc

Working outside of normal Office hours.
 

You Will Have The Following Strengths:

 

Must be numerate and able to organise and deal with multiple tasks and determine priorities.
Knowledge of the SAP Accounting System.
Proficient in Microsoft Packages specifically Excel.
Previous experience in an Accounting/Finance environment.
Mathematically competent.
Must be able to work without close supervision and have the initiative to deal with problems as they arise or refer them to Supervisors for further investigation.
Knowledge of the Television Programme Production Business.
An interest in Sport.
Must be flexible and adaptable and prepared to work as part of a Team and occasionally, irregular hours
Organised with an ability to prioritise.
Good verbal and written communications skills.
Proven experience of working as part of a Large Team.
Excellent attention to detail Skills.
 

Our Values:

 

We are fueled by Persistence, adapting and seeking solutions in the face of challenges.
We support and elevate diverse voices, promoting equity and Inclusion within our company, industries and community.
We operate with a spirit of Entrepreneurialism, a willingness to take risks and mindset that is built to disrupt.
We rely on Collaboration across our network to power culture and unite people around the world.
We hold ourselves to the highest standards of Excellence in every aspect of our work, including how we interact with one another, our clients and our partners.
 

Our Work Ethic:

We know the world has changed, and we want to offer our employees the chance to collaborate at our unique office spaces, whilst enjoying the convenience of working from home.

We’ve adopted a hybrid working approach to give more flexibility on where and how we work. You’ll find out more about what this means for this role during the recruitment process, but we are currently excited to have our employees experience our office culture as much as possible.

If you require reasonable accommodation during the application and selection process, please let us know. We will work together to best meet your needs.

 

Benefits:

Income protection
Life insurance
Private medical insurance
Pension contribution
23 days holiday + bank holidays (pro rata)
Dental insurance
Green car scheme
Season ticket loan
Cycle to work scheme
Subsidized office canteen
Free breakfast
Free on-site parking at Stockley Park office
Eye Care
Endeavor Wellness – lunch and learn events
EAP (Employee Assistant Programme) – range of practical and emotional support services
Dependent care – 5 days subsidized emergency child, pet, elder care
Critical Illness cover
Financial Wellbeing
Health Cash Plan
Subsidized gym membership / Class-pass
Health Screening
Will Writing
Dynamic office environment with great people!
Regular team and company networking events/celebrations
Access to free tickets to sporting and entertainment events
 

The Process:

We appreciate the time taken to apply for the role and for your recent interest in IMG. We will be in touch with those who have been shortlisted to the next stage. Unfortunately, due to volume we are not able to get back to everyone individually so if you have not heard back from us unfortunately you have not been successful on this occasion and wish you all the best in your search.

Tele/Virtual Interview – up to 30 mins with member of talent acquisition team
1st stage interview – Virtual/in person with the Finance team
2nd stage interview – in person with the wider Finance team

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