What you’ll be doing:
• Management of the club finance department.
• Lead the monthly management reporting both to department heads and executive board.
• Provide insightful reporting to ensure sound understanding of results and effective decision making.
• Manage the annual budget and reforecasting throughout the year.
• Complete and fully manage the FFP, FFI and academy reporting, ensuing EFL deadlines are met.
• Produced all statutory reporting for the club working alongside the auditors, this includes the main trading company but also the Holding Company.
• Maintaining and improving the overall control environment ensuring efficient and effective day-to-day operational and financial management.
• Assist with managing change to improve control in both existing systems and general procedures along the finance team.
• Produced regular cashflow forecasts, both short term and long term.
• Supporting on, or leading Ad-hoc projects across the club.
• Deputy for the finance director.

Required Qualifications and Experience:
• Qualified Accountant – ACA, ACCA or CIMA
• Detailed experience in reporting in a multi-revenue-streamed environment
• Focus on control across multiple teams, with different expenditure budgets
• Advanced Excel skills
• Experienced in line-managing a small team
• Experienced in working within a sporting industry is preferred
• A working knowledge of Microsoft NAV

Nottingham Forest Football Club is an equal opportunities employer who are passionate about creating and promoting a diverse workforce. The Club welcomes applications from all suitably qualified persons, regardless of age, disability, gender, gender reassignment, marital / civil partnership status, pregnancy / parental leave, race, religion/belief, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected characteristic.
The welfare of young people and adults at risk is paramount within our Club and the safeguarding of all children, adults, staff, and visitors is everyone’s responsibility. All staff have a responsibility to act on a suspicion or disclosure that may suggest a young person or adult is at risk of harm. All staff are expected to familiarise themselves with the Club’s HR and Safeguarding policies and procedures including the Safeguarding team and how to report a concern.
We make recruiting decisions based on your experience, qualifications, and skills alone.


Please send an up-to-date CV and covering letter to Tom Beswick at The Executives In Sport Group – [email protected]
The Executives in Sport Group are retained on behalf of Nottingham Forest Football Club to appoint a Financial Controller.


All shortlisted candidates will need to verify their eligibility to work in the UK at interview.