Financial Accountant

  • City Football Group
  • Manchester, UK
  • 09 Jul, 2021
Full time Administration Finance Premier League

Job Description

Purpose:

Over recent years, the financial reporting and regulatory environment at City Football Group has changed significantly. Investments from third parties, acquisitions of football clubs across the globe, and the raising of external financing, have vastly increased complexity. City Football Group are looking for a highly motivated and technical qualified accountant who can develop their career at an exciting, fast-paced company operating within an extremely interesting industry

Accountabilities with Key Outcomes: 

  1. Working closely with the Group Financial Controller/Senior Reporting Manager and acting as a lead delivery resource to ensure the audit is completed in an efficient manner and the financial statements are signed and filed in line with tight reporting deadlines
  2. Assisting with external reporting to third party stakeholders including shareholders and lenders; this will include formal quarterly reporting as well as ad hoc requests
  3. Manage the delivery of technical solutions across the finance team and business, either as an individual contributor or through a small specialist service delivery team
  4. Producing and implementing a Group accounting manual which can be used by the Group finance team as well as the overseas subsidiary teams
  5. Driving continuous improvement in Group external reporting

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

Essential

  • ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified
  • Excellent technical knowledge of IFRS and UK GAAP
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Pro-active individual with strong problem-solving skills
  • Experience of preparing and/or reviewing technical accounting papers and financial statements