FP&A MANAGER (M/F/D) – SPORTS ENTERTAINMENT

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Sportradar Austria

FP&A MANAGER (M/F/D) – SPORTS ENTERTAINMENT

OVERVIEW:

At Sportradar we’ve experienced a period of sustained hyper-growth through a highly focused strategy based upon industry product innovation. As a part of Sportradar’s international Finance team, your contribution ensures the continuation of this trajectory.

Reporting to the Senior FP&A manager, working with and alongside other members of the finance function and supporting management teams, you maximize the value creation of the Sports Entertainment vertical by providing quantitative and qualitative analyzes.

The main goal of this role is to contribute to developing, transforming, and monitoring strategies, plans and KPIs of the Audiovisual, Advertising and Sportsrightsholder-Services units. As the finance business partner and member of the core team for this global function influence the financial, strategic and operational direction and decision making by providing data driven insights.

With the use of business understanding and your financial modeling skills, you will support management teams in long-term business planning, budgeting, operating and performance forecasts as well as in the definition of targets and KPIs. In addition, you will analyze profitability and other metrics for units, customers, projects and sports leagues.

Our key goal is to support management in opening a clear picture of the future (financial performance) while giving employees a direction to work towards.

 

THE CHALLENGE:

  • Combine your excellent knowledge in all finance-related topics with a deep understanding of business plans, positions and needs to support management with a deep impact on strategic and operational planning
  • Support the creation and implementation of the overall financial planning & analysis framework of the Sports entertainment Vertical (people, processes and technology) improving the speed, accuracy, quality and transparency of financial results
  • Define and monitor the trends of KPIs and identify the cause of any unexpected variances, both relating to financial metrics such as sales, costs, and profit margin as well as process and performance efficiency
  • Establish and lead the recurring P&L performance monitoring (monthly, quarterly, annually) through management reporting that identifies performance drivers and brings actionable intelligence to management
  • Perform operational and financial analyses, including KPIs, and present findings and recommendations for both revenue and costs and process and performance efficiency
  • Develop and continually improve budgeting, financial projections, and operating forecast
  • Develop business cases and financial models illustrating investment opportunities in products & technology; spend control related to those projects and monitor performance on committed returns
  • Revenue Controlling: Have a pulse on longterm as well as daily commercial operations of the business including but not limited to key customer pipeline and development, existing commercial concessions, upsell/cross-sell opportunities, pricing, etc. and lead analysis and insight into commercial development opportunities following key regional, product dimensions and other meaningful segmentation and clustering of the global customer base
  • Cost Controlling: Drive cost controlling and optimization projects in order to drive productivity and efficiency in global resource allocation. Annalise and forecast cost trajectories and partner in finding and executing optimization potential
  • Constant improvement as well as project-based work contributions towards improving processes and system in- and outputs
  • Partner with the wider FP&A organization, BI team and data office team, people managers and business leaders to ensure an appropriate level of data quality for business insights and management information.
  • Provide market context and competitive landscape and combine with internal insights to best influence strategic direction as well as tactical decision making.
  • Support a range of different business units ranging from well-established to brand new/ startup-like business units and project teams in preparation, evaluation and validation of business cases and measure project execution
  • Support and lead the implementation of a business intelligence tool and dashboard reports

 

YOUR PROFILE:

  • As an ideal candidate, you have previous 5+ years of proven experience in working in a FP&A (or similar) role in a high growth business involving the use of advanced financial analysis and management reporting in an international scalable business
  • (Under)Graduate degree in Business, Accounting or Finance
  • Strong emphasis on quantitative business process analysis skills and ability to establish relationships between resources and their drivers (within the Technology sector a plus)
  • Demonstrated financial/operational analysis experience; P&L and Cash Flow with an emphasis on operational analysis of profitability drivers
  • Proficiency with business planning techniques and related development of key performance indicators and systems of accountability for a large organization
  • Demonstrated technological proficiency in harnessing large data-sets across enterprise systems and building scalable system-enabled models/reporting frameworks
  • Fast understanding of business contexts and relations
  • Outstanding analytical and quantitative skills; able to resolve business problems with well-structured analyses communicated in an effective manner
  • Fluent in English (written and spoken), any other European language (in particular German) will be considered as a plus
  • Expert-level financial/business modeling skills in MS Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to manage multiple competing priorities on a regular basis, without sacrificing the ability to deliver accurate results in a timely manner
  • And of course, you share our passion for sports!

 

OUR OFFER:

  • Become part of one of the fastest-growing businesses in the digital sports environment and help us scale our operations
  • Be part of a highly motivated, innovative, and dynamic team with people from more than 20 nationalities in our office
  • Collaborate and support colleagues from all over the world
  • Exciting job field with the opportunity for personal development
  • Education and training, like German and English courses and Sportradar eAcademy
  • Remote working possibilities and flexible working hours
  • Health Care, workshops and life insurance policy
  • Tickets for sports events and concerts, as well as darts, table football, and table tennis for after-work sports activities in the office
  • Team activities, like Happy Hours or charity, summer and year-end party

 

For this position, we offer an attractive salary in line with the market. For legal reasons, we are obligated to state the minimum salary of EUR 36,008 gross/year according to the CBA. However, you can expect a salary starting from EUR 48,000 gross/year if you meet our requirements (based on full-time employment). Depending on your qualifications and experience, an overpayment can be offered.

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