Senior Finance Manager

Sport, Events and Broadcasting

Ref: DC51998

Type
Permanent
Location
Central London
Salary/rate
£70,000 - £90,000 + Bonus

Our client is a unique, well-funded start up with a workforce approaching 400 and dual headquarters in London and New York. Operating in the field of high-performance sport, involved in the organisation of international events, and with extensive broadcasting rights, the business has a truly global reach in what is a fast-paced, innovative, and high-profile environment.

Description

To support further planned growth, we are currently seeking to recruit a talented and highly motivated Senior Finance Manager to take charge of commercial activities around key global events. Working with the COO and VP, Operations the successful individual will have strong analytical and technology skills and an ability to think outside the box to solve the financial challenges that face both individual events and the company as a whole. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone that is looking to work for a new player in the entertainment sports industry in a fast-paced environment and with a highly motivated group of individuals. The role includes a significant opportunity for growth with a pathway to financial leadership roles within the organisation within 3-4 years.

Skills

Candidates will be qualified accountants, with strong attention to detail, able to both think strategically and be prepared to operate in a hands-on fashion, when required, in what is still an SME environment. They should possess excellent communication and influencing skills and feel comfortable working via telephone and video conference with other international offices, particularly in the US. Commercial exposure gained in sports, broadcasting, events, sponsorship, and hospitality retail would also be helpful.

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To apply for this role, please use the Apply button, or alternatively, contact Jack Whistance: jwhistance@walkerhamill.com quoting reference DC51998.

Please note that due to the expected volume of applications, we will only be able to respond to those candidates whose experience matches the requirements of our client. We are sorry, but if you have not heard from us within the next ten days, please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Walker Hamill has been a specialist finance and strategy recruiter for over 30 years. We have an extensive client group, including major multinational listed organisations, private equity-backed businesses and privately-owned companies. We recruit across all sectors and have particularly strong client relationships in media, retail, pharma/biotech, technology, property/real estate, leisure and business services. Headquartered in London, we have additional offices in continental Europe. For more information, please see: www.walkerhamill.com.

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