Harcourt Matthews have supported recruitment & resourcing for talented Interim, temporary & permanent accounting and finance staff throughout the group
Perform Group were a VC backed privately owned online Media & Technology business that subsequently listed on the FTSE in April 2011 and is now ranked in the FTSE 250.
Perform is a global market leader in the commercialisation of multimedia sports content across multiple platforms. Perform owns one of the largest portfolios of digital sports rights in the world, through contracts relating to more than 200 sports leagues, tournaments and events. Due to rapid expansion within the organisation, the finance function was restructured to offer improved support to business operations, requiring several part-qualified and qualified accountants of high calibre to undertake mixed management accounting & financial analytical roles.
Harcourt Matthews was introduced to the business via a former candidate, who as the Head of Commercial Finance sought fast turn-around recruitment support, identifying very high calibre candidates available at short notice due to accelerated timescales a business restructure prior to listing on the FTSE.
Within 3 weeks of the new roles being signed off, all the positions had been offered and accepted and a new team of Management Accountants (including one individual who joined on a temp-to-perm basis) now mirrors the operations structure of the business. Harcourt Matthews continues to enjoy a successful relationship with Perform as a preferred supplier.
Several key objectives were highlighted, including:
Harcourt Matthews established several recruitment campaigns and a range of candidate sourcing processes to attract a wide range of candidate talent, encompassing:
This has resulted in supporting the recruitment of several qualified & part qualified accountants and accounting staff for the UK business and inclusion as a preferred supplier list for the UK business.
Jobs recruited for include: Interim, temporary & permanent
Assistant Finance Analyst
Assistant Management Accountant
Commercial Analyst UK & Scandinavia
Commercial Finance Analyst
Commercial Sales Accountant
Senior Cost Accountant