Finance Director

Job Title: Finance Director
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
Reference: BBBH212_1503502959
Contact Name: Harper May
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 23, 2017 16:42

Job Description

Harper May is currently working with a rapidly expanding and dynamic sports organization based in Central London. This exciting company is privately owned and currently has a turnover of £55 million. The company has gone from strength to strength since inception in 2006 and now has a number of impressive blue-chip clients. My client is currently seeking an ambitious Finance Director with a passion for sport to lead their finance team.

Key responsibilities:

  • Lead and develop the finance team of 7
  • Extensive business partnering with facilities managers and senior stakeholders
  • Commercial review, identification of cost savings & efficiencies
  • Full ownership of all reporting and commercial commentary (P+L & balance sheet, forecasts, budgets, cash-flows, statutory accounts)
  • Reporting weekly on financial performance for each vertical (sports, fitness, corporate)
  • Improving existing and creating new controls to mitigate risks. Producing clear documentation of both controls and processes.
  • M&A support - due diligence, finance & integration

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Fully qualified ACA/ACCA/CIMA
  • Prior Sports industry experience is essential
  • Excellent Excel and financial modeling skills are required
  • Excellent inter-personal and communication skills
  • Ability to work with a high level of accuracy and meet strict deadlines
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and dynamic environment