9 November 2022

Position: Finance Business Partner

Reporting to: CFO

Line Management: Accounts Assistant

Location: Sunbury-on-Thames, Middlesex

Role Purpose

To provide sound business partnering, planning and analysis, and strategic support to the various departments within the Club as well as the finance department. Key to success in this role will be developing efficiencies of current processes, advancing current financial models and to provide high quality financial analysis to the operational departments and CFO.  

Key responsibilities: 

  • Assist with month end and year end processes as required including month end journals for – Community, Hospitality, Ticketing, Matchday operations and Purchase order accruals
  • Completion of month end management accounts including addition of appropriate analysis
  • Preparation and analysis of matchday reports (both financials and KPIs)
  • Monthly meetings with budget holders to communicate their results and help prepare periodic forecasting; marketing, retail, community, matchday operations and head of commercial team
  • Understand and document variances in actual costs to forecast, budget and prior year
  • Maintain risks and opportunities schedule
  • Work closely with all departments in the club to build strong relationships, building a deep understanding of each business area and delivering finance expertise to these departments
  • Monthly meetings with budget holders to communicate their results and help prepare periodic forecasting; marketing, retail, community, matchday operations and head of commercial team
  • Assist the CFO in the preparation of the monthly Board Papers including preparing P&L, Balance Sheet, Cash Flow and Finance summary reporting
  • Budgeting – assist the CFO in the preparation of the budget, update all departmental budgets and upload onto Xero. Create/ amend new or existing reports on Xero 
  • Co-ordinate all necessary activity in the preparation of periodic forecasts and contribute to the production and analysis of the annual budget and long-term strategic plan
  • Maintain and develop financial models required for forecasts, budgets, and long-term plan
  • Preparation of year-end statutory accounts including preparation of supporting schedules and dealing with audit queries
  • Hazelwood - responsible for all day-to-day accounts; bank posting, supplier payments, production of monthly management accounts and cash flow. Attend monthly board meetings to communicate monthly results, take minutes and prepare the finance part of the monthly board summary report for inclusion in the LISRL board pack. Building a strong relationship with the Hazelwood Manager, Bar Manager and Head Chef. Helping on any other overall business matters e.g., gas / electricity contract renewals, food/bar price reviews etc. Production of Hazelwood statutory accounts
  • Foundation - prepare monthly foundation accounts. Posting all bank transactions. Allocating costs according to time spent on each project 
  • Adhoc financial analysis as required

To apply for this full-time role please send a CV and cover letter to Jackie Roy – [email protected] by Monday 28th November and confirm your salary expectation and current notice period. Only successful applicants will be contacted by email.

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