Finance Assistant

Join a growing finance team with the world’s leading digital sports media company focused on cycling and tri-sports. Combining a deep love of the sport with peerless expertise in video and digital distribution, PSG has built a leadership position in the market.

ABOUT PLAY SPORTS GROUP

Play Sports Group (PSG) is the world’s leading digital sports media company focused on cycling and tri-sports. Combining a deep love of the sport with peerless expertise in video and digital distribution, PSG has built a leadership position in the market, with 45m monthly video views from audiences across its eight channels that include Global Cycling Network (GCN), Global Mountain Bike Network (GMBN) and Global Triathlon Network (GTN), along with the first two of a growing number of non-English language channels, GCN en Español and GCN Italia. Headquartered in Bath with 140 employees, PSG also includes the award-winning cycling media agency, SHIFT Active Media who work with some of the biggest, most high-profile brands in the cycling world.  PSG recently secured further investment from Discovery Inc, the global media group behind brands including the Discovery Channel and Eurosport. This investment, which resulted in Discovery taking a controlling stake in PSG, will fund the continued development of the Group.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Supporting company management accountants, key responsibilities will include:

  • Processing purchase ledger invoices
  • Resolving purchase ledger queries
  • Raising sales invoices
  • Assisting with credit control
  • Processing employees’ expenses
  • Assisting with month end procedures
  • Other ad hoc duties as required

ABOUT YOU

You will have some practical experience of working in a commercial finance department, demonstrating good organisational skills and the ability to operate in a fast-paced environment, communicating both within finance and the wider team.
Most importantly you will demonstrate the potential to continue to grow with the business, developing and improving processes as the business develops and taking on increasing responsibility.
The role would suit someone studying towards the AAT Accounting qualification and study support is being offered. The growth of the businesses will offer significant potential for future development and, for the right employee, the business may extend study support to further accounting qualifications beyond AAT.

BENEFITS

  • Recently refurbished air-conditioned city centre office
  • Study support (course fees and study leave): available for the right candidate
  • Generous holidays
  • Company pension scheme
  • Bike parking
  • Really good showers
  • All you can eat fresh fruit and Haribo
  • Monthly free lunch, pizza on your birthday and regular company rides
  • Free merchandise, cycling kit and good coffee machine

DO YOU THINK YOU’VE GOT WHAT IT TAKES?

Send us your CV and covering letter explaining why you are perfect for the role and the salary you think you deserve to finance@shiftactivemedia.com with ‘Finance Assistant’ as the email subject.