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Senior Finance Analyst

Tokyo, Japan

Job Description

Job Title:
Senior Finance Analyst
Location:
Tokyo, Japan
Schedule:
Full-Time, Permanent
Team:
Finance
Department:
Business Support
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What's your new role about?

DAZNはスポーツ専⾨のライブ動画配信プラットフォームとして、野球、サッカー、モータースポーツなど130以上のコンテンツを年間7,000試合以上配信しています。⽇本法⼈は2016年に設⽴され、日本はグローバルで最も重要な市場の1つです。
 
こちらのポジションはファイナンスビジネスパートナーとして、主に下記の業務を推進します。
・ビジネスプランおよび財務予測の作成、予算実績管理、差異説明、定期的なアップデートの提供
・ビジネスリーダーの意思決定をサポートするための財務分析、事業戦略や改善策のアドバイス
・ビジネスリーダー、ファイナンスマネージャー、経営陣との緊密なコミュニケーション
 
This is an exciting opportunity for you to play a key role providing financial control and analysis to a significant part of company. You will be business partnering with the Commercial teams and working across all the Content Operation, providing timely financial analysis & control.
 
The candidate will be responsible for setting mid-long financials goals, budgets & forecasts, supporting internal stakeholders, monthly reporting and assessing new opportunities. Your analysis and reporting outputs will be critical to visualize opportunities and risks of the business and make important investment decisions.

As Senior Finance Analyst, you’ll have the opportunity to:

  • Reporting and Performance Reviews
  • Support the Finance Manager on reporting, such as Weekly Trading Updates and Monthly Performance Reviews
  • Cost Management
  • Ensure regional management keep within their cost budgets – proactive tracking, measurement, forecasting, challenge, and support
  • Business Strategy
  • Assist on evaluating, negotiating & contracting new opportunities and expansion requirements. This will include, but not be limited to, analysing production and programming costs, forming business cases, capex, rights opportunities and multi-channel sales expansion strategies
  • Culture of governance
  • Help maintain a strong culture of governance and control across the business

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

  • Pro-active and have an ability to operate in ambiguous and changing situations with multiple (at times conflicting) stakeholders to deliver results and meet deadlines
  • Excellent communication and organisational / collaboration skills with ability to interact with those outside of finance including senior leaders to deliver preferred outcomes
  • Ability to partner with the business across a range of disciplines, including Local EVP, Subscription, DS&I, Strategy, Accounting, Tax teams
  • Strong commercial awareness and strategic/business acumen
  • Good foundational understanding of finance, including financial reporting, budgeting, forecasting, and modelling
  • Fluent in English and Japanese                                          
  • Passion to work on a tech, media/telco and sports environment

Even better if you have:

  • Degree educated or relevant finance qualification
  • Finance experience within a fast growing / global business
  • Knowledge of local legal, tax and accounting laws and standards
  • Experience working with business intelligence/analytics software e.g. Tableau
  • Finance systems knowledge (Oracle preferred)& financial modelling understanding

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, passionate, 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. 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.

We look forward to hearing from you.