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Coventry City Football Club

Coventry City Football Club

Accounts Office Assistant / Finance Office Assistant


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Posting Date

Sep 11, 2023

Role description

Job Title: Finance Office AssistantHours of Work: Monday to Friday (Full time)Reporting to:Head of FinanceLocation: Coventry
Coventry City Football Club is looking for a Full Time Accounts Office Assistant to support the finance function of the business across all areas – mainly encompassing the sales and purchase ledger transactions (invoices and bank transactions), and involvement with the production of management accounts information, and other finance matters associated with the Club.

We are looking for candidates who are self-motivated, flexible and reliable.

Daily and Monthly raising and posting of Commercial revenues via invoices (from ticketing system to finance system)
Supporting the ticketing department with the daily reconciliation of the system, ensuring any issues are followed up and resolved
Monthly posting of ticketing revenues (from ticketing system to finance system)
Monthly reconciliation of Ticketmaster ticketing system to finance system (control accounts)
Invoice generation for loan players, Ticketmaster and other ad hoc invoices as required.
Credit control including weekly/monthly debtor listing and aged debt
To assist with the processing of purchase invoices and staff expenses
Weekly and monthly bank reconciliations, including posting of transactions
Control apprenticeship levy claims
Involvement on preparation of Academy budget information
Reconciliation of season ticket finance transactions against receipts
Assistance with monthly management accounts production
Reconcile ticket office, Deferred Income and credit card control
Fixed asset reconciliation and Intangible fixed asset reconciliation
Assisting with annual statuary audit, in particular the on-site audit work and the payroll reconciliation (payroll system to finance system). Ensuring all reconciliations are fully supported with appropriate documentation
Other tasks as may be required from time to time to support the Head of Finance, HR and other functions within the Club.


Good communication skills and ability to interact positively with colleagues and players;
Proficient in IT skills including Office products;
Full clean driving licence preferred;
Willing to work as part of a team, and under own initiative;
Must be trustworthy and reliable;
Can manage own time effectively;
A strong work ethic.


Knowledge/experience of working within a Finance Office
Ability to meet deadlines
Strength in time management
Strong organisation skills
Demonstrates excellent communication skills – both written and verbal
Keyboard skills, including use of Word, Excel and Outlook, financial and HMRC software

Good knowledge and experience of using the following software packages –


Coventry City Football Club is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults. We are committed to safer recruitment throughout the Club.
Coventry City Football Club is committed to the principle of equal opportunity and its policies for recruitment, selection, training, development, and promotion are designed to ensure that no job applicant receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of race, colour, nationality, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, age, ethnic and national origin, disability or gender reassignment. We support the Football Leagues BAME project.
Applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

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