Financial Accounts Administrator

London, UK
24 / 04
An excellent opportunity for a proactive Financial Accounts Administrator to play a key role in the day-to-day financial operations across our club.

Full description

The Role

We are looking for a financial accounts administrator to provide timely, accurate processing of ticketing and premium level transactions, management of the company fixed asset register and general accounting support to the financial controller.

You'll be joining a highly proactive finance team that pride themselves on offering a reliable and responsive service that's geared around delivering financial self-sustainability and supporting on-field success for our club.

Who we are

We are one of the most famous clubs in world football, with a rich heritage and history of success – read more about our history, here.

Beyond that, we are passionate about our local community and, behind the scenes, we have a wide variety of opportunities and career paths for all. We have a very defined purpose: to act for a winning team, culture and community. We achieve this by ensuring we are courageous in the pursuit of progress, we champion our community and each other, and that we do the right thing (even when no one is looking).

Your day-to-day

  • Box office and membership management - ensure timely and accurate end of day posting of receipts and membership postings
  • Prepare for upcoming audits - see to it that we are well prepared for the end of financial periods and have a plan in place for audits
  • Support the improvement of internal processes - work closely with the financial controller to ensure our internal systems are correctly optimised for our colleagues
  • Oversee a slick internal operation - process month end intercompany transfers in a timely and efficient manner
  • Manage reconciliation processes - prepare reconciliation for intercompany purposes but also for our debtors and creditors
  • Organise payments - diligently plan and post bank payments in a thorough and accurate way
  • Establish yourself as a team player - proactively provide ad-hoc administrative support to the wider finance team

What we are looking for

  • Part qualified - you come with part qualification in one of the accounting accreditations, e.g. AAT
  • Proficient excel skills - you're comfortable working with spreadsheets and formulas
  • Commercially aware - you possess demonstrable experience of handling complex bank and balance sheet reconciliations
  • Analytical and problem solving mindset - you've got the skills to resolve queries and discrepancies in an efficient way
  • Best-in-class multitasker - you are able to work to strict deadlines, prioritise tasks accordingly and possess strong organisational skills
  • Excellent communication skills - you are able to clearly communicate with internal stakeholders to identify and resolve issues
  • Superb attention to detail - you're comfortable managing a high volume of data input and maintaining a high level of accuracy

Why choose us

At Arsenal, we want everyone to feel a sense of trust and belonging, so we are proud of both our club values and also what we offer to our employees. As one of our Gunners, you will receive:

  • An exciting reward and recognition scheme
  • Generous holiday allowance which increases with your length of service
  • Great internal learning and development programmes
  • A flexible hybrid working model
  • Priority access to apply for match tickets
  • A competitive health and wellbeing benefits package
  • A leading Employee Assistance Programme
  • Great discounts with some of our Partners

Arsenal for Everyone

Arsenal for Everyone is our commitment to promoting and embracing equality, diversity and inclusion, so that everyone connected to the club feels like they belong to the same Arsenal family. We believe that diversity of background, skills and experience drives our success on and off the pitch. 

Disability Confident Leader

We are a Disability Confident Leader. We actively welcome applications from people with disabilities and long-term health conditions. If you need disability-related adjustments to the recruitment process, please indicate this in your application.

If you are likely to meet the definition of being a ‘disabled person’ according to the Equality Act 2010, we will offer you an interview if you meet the minimum criteria for a role. Please choose the option of a guaranteed interview on your application form. The information you share with us about your health or disability will not be used in recruitment decisions.

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