Genius Sports is hiring a
Finance Business Partner -Commercial

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London, England, United Kingdom



A bit about us

Do you want to join one of the world’s fastest growing sports technology companies? 

Genius Sports is at the epicentre of the global network connecting sports, brands and fans through official live data. Our mission is simple. We champion a more sustainable sports data ecosystem that benefits all parties.

We’re looking for enthusiastic and ambitious people to join our talented team.

If you see yourself becoming part of a global family building the future of sports entertainment together, then come and grow with us. 

We put trust in our people to deliver the difference for our clients around the world. It’s why many 3of the world’s largest leagues & federations such as the NFL, English Premier League, FIBA and NCAA choose to work with Genius Sports.

The Role

We have an exciting opportunity for a Finance Business Partner to join our expanding global Finance team, directly supporting our commercial team and stakeholders. The role will be based in London, reporting to the Head of FP&A.

We are looking for a driven and ambitious qualified accountant, delivering insightful analysis to help drive accountability and understand performance, drive investment decisions, efficiencies, profitability, and value. This role will create a High Support, High Challenge environment, so the group can continue to both grow and mature.

Main Responsibilities

Take ownership as Finance Business Partner of the following:

  • Month end review and management reporting
    • Working with the financial accounting team and business stakeholders to reconcile and ensure correct monthly accruals and postings, mainly focused on revenues
    • Creation of monthly stakeholder management reporting packs, including financials, KPIs and commentary
    • Deliver financial review meetings with business area stakeholders, increasing stakeholder financial accountability
    • Support in the continuous improvement and automation of the accounting and reporting process, including staff payroll and capitalization calculations
  • Budgeting & forecasting
    • Lead the budget and quarterly reforecast process for Commercial areas, working with Commercial stakeholders to build and challenge appropriate forecasts
    • Creation of budget and reforecast packs for business stakeholders
    • Lead the commission calculations and payment process, including target setting
  • Board reporting
    • Support in the consolidation of monthly financials and KPIs for inclusion in the group board report
    • Support in providing monthly commentary and variance analysis in the group board report
    • Own quarterly SOX reporting controls
  • Business cases, projects and ad hoc analysis
    • Cross-functional project modelling and management for strategically critical long-term projects and growth areas of the business
    • Support in ad-hoc business cases, using finance and business area expertise to build financial models, challenge ideas, and provide relevant analysis to support key business decisions

Required Skills

  • Is proactive in the provision of clear, timely, accurate and easily understandable information
  • Is highly supportive and will provide truly insightful management information that the business can engage with and take action on
  • Is curious, and restless about how things can be done better when it comes to processes, communication & engagement
  • Takes the initiative to find solutions to problems
  • Is a great communicator & relationship builder
  • Is a team player with a hands-on, down to earth attitude and approach
  • Is confident using Microsoft applications, Advanced Excel, PowerPoint & Word with strong modelling and presentation skills
  • Is a qualified accountant
  • Is clear and concise in their communication, knowing who their audience is and how to adapt accordingly

 Desirable Skills

  • Knowledge of Workday ERP system, not required but beneficial
  • Knowledge of Adaptive Planning financial planning system, not required but beneficial

What’s in it for you? 

As well as a competitive salary and annual leave allowance, our benefits include health insurance, skills training and much more, depending on the location. We also offer a host of softer benefits, including many social events throughout the year such as summer and winter holiday parties, monthly team building events, sports tournaments, charity days and wellbeing activities. 

How we work

We have adapted a forward-thinking ‘Ways of Working’ framework, which sets out (amongst other things) the opportunities for Geniuses to work flexibly, remotely and on working holidays. It affects different teams and locations differently, so please ask for further information in how it would work with this role.

Our employees are empowered to stretch the boundaries of what’s achievable, always reaching further and pushing the edges to see what gives. We collaborate, we innovate, and we celebrate. We will continue to grow as an organisation and continue to invest in our highly talented and diverse team of Geniuses. 

Genius Sports Group is proud to be an equal opportunities employer. We recognize and celebrate the benefits that a diverse and inclusive workforce bring to our business, our customers and our staff. We welcome and will consider all applications regardless of age, different abilities or disability, gender re-assignment, marriage, pregnancy, maternity, race or nationality, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation (and any other applicable status). Please let us know when you apply if you need any assistance during the recruiting process due to a disability.

Estimated Salary range:

Our salary intelligence, powered by our AI algorithms, has calculated an estimated range for this position between $70,000 - $90,000 . Please note that the actual salary for this position may vary, as it is dependent on various factors including but not limited to experience, location, and market dynamics.

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