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Junior Finance Analyst

Leeds, United Kingdom

Job Description

Job Title:
Junior Finance Analyst
Location:
Leeds, United Kingdom
Schedule:
Full-Time, Permanent
Team:
Finance
Department:
Business Support
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What's your new role about?

Come and join us at the heart of the DAZN growth story as an analyst as part of our central finance team where you can gain strong exposure to the finance leadership team, learning and making an impact! This is a fantastic opportunity for you to establish yourself at the centre of a multi-billion-dollar sports tech business and start building your career with DAZN.
 
In this role, you’ll be business partnering our Operations and wider Finance function to ensure accurate financial reporting for the division and produce monthly KPI’s for consumption by senior management.
 
What’s even better: you will also have the opportunity to study towards a professional CIMA Accounting qualification.
 
What would we need from you? A positive outlook, the ability to embrace a new challenge, an analytical skill set and high attention to detail!
 
This role will be based in our Leeds White Rose office.
 
Benefits include 10 days study leave towards your CIMA qualification, access to DAZN, 25 days’ annual leave (increasing by 3 days after 3 years), annual performance-related bonus, private medical insurance, life assurance, pension contributions up to 5%, family friendly community, free access for you and one other to our workplace mental health platform app (Unmind), learning and development resources, opportunity for flexible working and access to our internal speaker series and events.

As our new Junior Finance Analyst, you’ll have the opportunity to:

  • Have responsibility for the financial reporting across Operations/Tech areas of the business primarily focused on budgeting, forecasting and performance analysis
  • Have responsibility for month-end reporting and performance analysis while providing commentary on key trends & variances to plan
  • Support the relevant ‘heads-of’ in costing up business cases with a view to operational efficiency
  • Developing, reporting and constantly improving the accuracy of KPI’s to monitor department performance
  • Reporting the monthly results of the department to the budget holder and their direct reports
  • Prepare a monthly P&L roll up for Senior Management in both Finance & stakeholder departments
  • Develop headcount forecast across all global offices
  • Business partnering key departmental stakeholders ensuring cost efficiency from all areas
  • Reviewing the monthly actuals prepared by the Finance shared service centre
  • Responsible for approving Purchase Requisitions, ensuring they are in line with budgets/forecasts
  • Working with the wider finance teams across various locations on multiple ad-hoc projects

You’ll be set up for success if you have:

  • Degree Qualified (ideally Accounting, Economics, Business, Maths)
  • Confident and clear communicator; both verbally and written
  • High attention to detail
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Confident in communicating new ideas to improve processes
  • Logical and analytic approach to solving problems
  • Ability to prioritise, work efficiently and productively, and manage your time well

Even better if you have:

  • Commercial awareness or business acumen
  • Ability to interpret financials into meaningful insight
  • Experience of manging multiple stakeholders

Here's a little more about us…

At DAZN, we bring ambition to life. We are innovators, game-changers and pioneers. So if you want to push boundaries and make an impact, DAZN is the place to be.
 
As part of our team you'll have the opportunity to make your mark and the power to make change happen. We're doing things no-one has done before, giving fans and customers access to sport anytime, anywhere. We're using world-class technology to transform sports and revolutionise the industry and we're not going to stop.
 
If you're ambitious, inventive, brave and supportive, then you're the kind of person who's going to enjoy life at DAZN.
 
We are committed to fostering an inclusive environment, both inside and outside of our walls, that values equality and diversity and where everyone can contribute at the highest level and have their voices heard. For us, this means hiring and developing talent across all races, ethnicities, religions, age groups, sexual orientations, gender identities and abilities. We are supported by our talented Employee Resource Group communities: proud@DAZN, women@DAZN, disability@DAZN and ParentZONE.
 
If you’d like to include a cover letter with your application, please feel free to. Please do not feel you need to apply with a photo or disclose any other information that is not related to your professional experience.
 
Our aim is to make our hiring processes as accessible for everyone as possible, including providing adjustments for interviews where we can.
 
We look forward to hearing from you.