Assistant Finance Manager

Job Title: Assistant Finance Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Brighton
Salary: Up to £26,000
Start Date: 2019-07-15 00:00:00
Reference: SDX/TP/RF3311/DH
Contact Name: Davina Healey
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 15, 2019 12:01

Job Description

We have an amazing opportunity to join the Sodexo team at Brighton & Hove Football Club; this role involves transactional reporting, resolving supplier invoices and daily revenue reconciliations. It’s an excellent role for someone who is passionate about finance, enjoys people interaction and would want to work in a busy and varied role based at a premier league football club.

Our heritage is built on catering and hospitality experience and fuelled by our passion for exceptional food and service. For over 40 years we have been providing bespoke catering and hospitality services for sports stadia, racecourses, visitor, attractions, historic venues, major events and premium airline lounges. Recognised across the globe for hospitality, we help create exceptional moments at extraordinary events such as Royal Ascot, Tour de France, The Open Championship and RHS Chelsea Flower Show.

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Package description

Up to £26,000 + benefits

Main responsibilities

Reporting to the Finance Manager on site, you will be taking accountability for the cash office, daily processing of invoices and orders, producing management accounting information and ensuring compliance and effective controls are applied at all times. Working to deadlines, you will be providing effective finance and administration support to the local finance and site operational teams. This role can be very hands on, including checking of tills during match days. 

Ideal candidate
  • AAT qualification or similar (consider working towards)
  • Financial understanding and passionate about finance
  • Want to develop and progress their knowledge.
  • Take accountability for their business area.
  • Required to work all match days outside of normal office hours
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Methodical and organised
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively with customers, suppliers, clients and internal team members.
  • Ability to work and react quickly in a fast moving ever changing environment


About the company

In the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs some 37,000 employees to deliver integrated facilities management services to clients at over 2,000 locations in the energy, corporate, healthcare, education, leisure, defence and justice sectors. With an annual turnover of over £1bn, we provide everything from catering, cleaning and reception to security, laboratory and grounds maintenance services, enabling our clients to focus on their core business

At Sodexo we are committed to a leading role in promoting equality opportunities and valuing diversity and inclusion. We seek to create a work environment based on mutual respect for all individuals, building a culture that appreciates and values the experiences and skills brought by each person to benefit our organisation and work hard to ensure that all people, whatever their age, disability, gender, transgender, marital or family status, race or ethnicity, religious belief of sexual orientation are welcome to and included within our business.