Accounts Payable Assistant

Finance / London, England, United Kingdom



Bit About Us

Genius Sports is the official data, technology and commercial partner that powers the global ecosystem connecting sports, betting and media. 

Our mission is to champion a more sustainable sports data ecosystem that benefits all parties - from the rights holder all the way through to the fan. 

We are the trusted partner to over 500 sports organisations globally, capturing the highest quality data for many of the world’s largest leagues and federations such as the NFL, NBA, MLB, English Premier League, FIBA and the NCAA. 

From enabling leagues to take control of their official data, to creating immersive fan experiences for sports, betting and media organisations, we are driven to the deliver the difference for our partners. 

The Role

The Accounts Payable Assistant will work initially on suppliers within the UK entities. It is a busy and varied role that will suit someone who is organised and forward thinking. The role will also need someone who can adapt and have input to the change and growth in the AP area.

Main Responsibilities

  • Invoice processing for multiple entities
  • Managing the shared accounts email inbox
  • Answering AP queries
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Weekly payment runs
  • Aged creditor tasks
  • Supplier reconciliations
  • Monthly cash reports
  • Supplier set up bank verifications
  • Credit card expenses & reconciliations
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Work closely with the Accounts Payable Manager with the implementation of new processes
  • Other Ad hoc work as initiated or required

Required Skills

  • Previous experience in an Accounts Payable role
  • Good IT skills
  • Able to use Excel to good level (basic formulas etc)
  • Ability to multitask and work in a busy, fast paced and challenging environment
  • Ability to take initiative and a practical approach to problem solving
  • Excellent communication skills

Desirable Skills

  • Experience in using Workday Finance Software
  • Accounting or Finance Qualifications (not necessary)

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 identity or 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. 

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<p>We are keen to have someone in role early to mid November</p>

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