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Senior Finance Assistant

  • IMG
  • Chiswick Park, Chiswick, London W4, UK
  • 08/02/2024
Full time Media-Journalism

Job Description

Who We Are:

At IMG, our Studios business 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 many of the world’s most dynamic and engaging storytellers, brands, live events, and experiences. The Endeavor network specializes in talent representation through entertainment agency WME; sports operations and advisory, event management, media production and distribution, and brand licensing through IMG; live event experiences and hospitality through On Location; full-service marketing through global cultural marketing agency 160over90; and sports data and technology through IMG ARENA and OpenBet. Endeavor is also the majority owner of TKO Group Holdings (NYSE: TKO), a premium sports and entertainment company comprising UFC and WWE.

What You'll Do:

Providing Accounting support to the Production Team – including the following:

  • Issuing Purchase Orders as required using the SAP system

  • Ensuring that Vendor Invoices are properly coded and authorised for payment

  • Liaising with Accounts Payable on all Payables issues – dealing with Vendor enquiries

  • Managing and reconciling the Production Pre-Paid Cards and ensuring that proper controls are maintained over these expenses.

  • Managing and reconciling expenditure incurred on Production Credit Cards

  • Dealing with T&E expenses for all relevant staff using the Concur system

  • Raising Client Invoices using the Stadium system

  • Assisting the Production Managers with monthly Actual Cost Reporting against Budget and analysing and explaining Budget v Actual variances

  • Proactive analysis of Production spend and revenue and reporting potential under/overspends

  • Ensuring that all Production Staff costs are recharged to the relevant Projects each Month

  • Dealing with any other ad hoc production related finance matters as required

  • Liaising with accounting staff in other departments on all of the above

Key Results Areas

  • Up-to-date Cost Trackers

  • Understanding of Client’s Project spend

  • Timely reconciliation of Expenses

  • Timely Invoice processing

You Have These: 

  • Experience of working within a similar role

  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel & Word

  • Strong numeracy skills

  • Experience of working in a fast paced environment and dealing with multiple tasks

  • Must have an interest in Television Production and a desire to pursue a career in the Industry

  • Must have the initiative to deal with problems as they arise or refer to Supervisors for further investigation when required

  • Ability to organise and prioritise workload on a daily basis

  • Ability to work autonomously 

  • Good verbal and written communications skills

  • Minimum of A level education or equivalent

We’d Love If You Also Have These: 

  • Knowledge of the Television Programme Production Business

  • Practical knowledge of the SAP Accounting system

  • Experience of working with multiple linked Spreadsheets

  • Experience of working within a Media related environment within Finance

  • University Degree or equivalent in a Finance related subject

  • Studying for a recognised Accounting Qualification

Working Conditions: 

·       Permanent, Stockley Park Offices

·       Working hours are: 35 hours per week (Must be flexible and adaptable and prepared to work as part of a Team and occasionally irregular hours)

·       Working days are: Mon-Fri

Endeavor is at the center of sports, media, entertainment, and fashion and is a largely relationship-based business. To foster an environment of collaboration, develop our future talent, and build on relationships across leadership, peers, and teams, we work from the office 4 days per week. We see immeasurable value internally and throughout the core of the businesses we support.

Endeavor unites and brings people together in our love of sport, culture, and entertainment. We understand this can only be accomplished when we lead with a lens of diversity, equity, and inclusion in everything we do. As a global company that drives culture, we strive to reflect the world’s diverse voices.  

Endeavor is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, or religion or belief.