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London, England, United Kingdom
Full Time
Team: Finance
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Two Circles is a global sports agency, connecting fans with sport properties using data. We work with some of the world’s biggest sports organisations – including the NFL, Premier League, Formula 1, Wimbledon and UEFA – and have four times been named Sport Industry Agency of the Year.

We are seeking a Financial Accountant to join our finance team. As a Financial Accountant, you will play a key role in supporting the financial operations of our organisation.

In this role, you will be responsible for the accuracy and integrity of our financial records and ensuring compliance with applicable accounting standards (IFRS) and the maintenance of our internal environment.

The role will report into the Head of Financial Accounting and Compliance and but will work in partnership with the Transactions and Financial Planning and Analysis teams.

We are seeking someone with a strong attention to detail, analytical mindset, and a passion for the sports industry. We are particularly looking for someone hands on, who will thrive in our fast-paced environment.


Key Responsibilities:

·       Monthly End Close activities

    • Responsible for month end balance sheet journals across all legal entities
    • Ensure accrued and deferred revenue are allocated correctly on the balance sheet, investigate aged accrued income
    • Review aging of recoverable expense “work in progress” account to ensure current and billed/written off on a timely basis
    • Review other balance sheet accounts (e.g. VAT, AR, AP & tax balances) to ensure correctly classified on a monthly basis
    • Review and reconcile the intercompany matrix
    • Reconcile bank statements and ensure all accounts are balanced and accurate
  • Ownership and maintenance of the Group Consolidation workbooks
  • Key point of contact for our external auditors, during the audit process to provide necessary documentation and support
  • Support the external financial statements team in the preparation of annual accounts in accordance with IFRS
  • Responsible for the annual compliance calendar to ensure timely submissions for all legal entities
  • In conjunction with the Head of Financial Accounting and Compliance maintain and develop strong internal controls and processes
  • Support the wider team with treasury related activities, cashflow forecasting and covenant reporting
  • Potential to assist with tax preparation (depending on experience)
  • Ad-hoc financial projects as needed

Key Requirements

  • Part Qualified  / Newly Qualified accountant (ACA/CIMA/ACCA or equivalent) 
  • IFRS background 
  • Strong knowledge of accounting principles and regulations 
  • Advanced Excel skills 
  • Strong attention to detail 
  • Ability to work well in a team and collaborate with colleagues 
  • Experience in a global business is preferred 
  • Experience in the sports industry is a plus 

How do we work?

In short: we’re flexible!

We operate on a ‘work where you work best’ mandate: fancy coming into the office? We’ll look after you (daily breakfasts, free lunch on a Wednesday, morning fruit-drop and WeWork privileges). Fancy working from home? No judgement from us, we’ll see you on Teams! Need to take your children for the school run? Be our guest!


What can we offer you?

We offer a benefits package to suit you and your lifestyle! Out of a core monthly budget, you can choose your own comprehensive benefit package

·       Renowned Team Days often throughout the year

·       Summer Away Days

·       23 standard days of holiday (+ 1 Birthday, +2 for a ‘Big Life Event’ and +1 Admin Day), closure of office over Christmas (plus Bank Holidays)

·       Discretionary Bonus based on company performance

·       Performance Reviews every 6 months with discretionary salary increases

·       Private healthcare (Vitality) and/or Health Cash Plan (Medicash)

·       Mobile phone contribution

·       Sport Challenge contribution

·       Gym membership contribution

·       2x annual kit drops

Our recruitment process will be honest & thorough, and so will our roles. In return, we can offer honesty, integrity, and the chance to progress in the organisation as quickly as you develop within it.

Two Circles is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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