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Finance Assistant - 12 Month FTC

Sussex County Cricket Club
Hove, East Sussex
Closing date
20 Dec 2023

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Finance Assistant

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Finance Team at Sussex Cricket as one of two Finance Assistants to cover maternity leave for approximately 12 months.

The Finance Assistant role will be reporting to the Finance Director and will be involved in a wide-range of financial duties - including administering a purchase ledger - across Sussex Cricket Limited, including the wholly-owned subsidiaries, the Sussex Cricket Foundation and Sussex Cricket Estates Limited.

A team-player, the ideal person will have a successful track record working within a commercial finance function, including purchase ledger and sales ledger experience. Exceptional numeracy skills and a ‘can-do’ attitude are pre-requisites for the role.   

We are looking for a competent all-round Finance Assistant, and as with all roles at Sussex Cricket, the role requires a values-driven and proactive individual who is comfortable working across the business, balancing operational and strategic demands.

The successful person must be prepared to work during home matchdays.

We are looking for a strong communicator who will work closely with the Finance Team to fully contribute to the development of the Organisation’s finance function across the whole Organisation.

For further information regarding the role, please visit our website at

To apply, please send a covering letter setting out how you meet the requirements of the role, with your CV to: Sam Holder, People Director  at or click the apply button below


Closing date for applications: 9am Monday 20 November 2023

Please note that applications received after this time will not be considered.


Strictly no agencies thank you.


Equal Opportunities 

Sussex Cricket is committed to improving the diversity of its workforce. We welcome applicants from all walks of life and backgrounds who can bring diversity of thought, skills, and experience to the Club.

Sussex Cricket is committed to ensuring that all applicants do not receive less favourable treatment or are discriminated against, on the grounds of their age; disability; gender; marriage and civil partnership; pregnancy or maternity; race; religion or belief; sex or sexual orientation.



Sussex Cricket is committed to ensuring that all children, young people and adults who take part in cricket have a safe, positive and fun experience whatever their level of involvement.

Everyone who is involved in cricket has a shared responsibility to support this by promoting the welfare of all children, young people and adults and individually and collectively, we are signed up to the ECB Safe Hands Policy and are committed to delivering the ECB Safeguarding Standards as set out in the ECB's County Partnership Agreement with Sussex Cricket. As such, some posts are subject to a process of vetting with the need for up-to-date DBS checks (if applicable) and the seeking of two work references that are satisfactory to Sussex Cricket.


Sussex CCC was the first First-Class County formed in 1839

In November 2015, an historic merger took place between Sussex County Cricket Club and the Sussex Cricket Board, to form Sussex Cricket Limited (SCL). SCL is responsible for the governance and development of the whole game in the county, from recreational to professional level.

Sussex County Cricket Club is the oldest professional sports club in the world and one of the eighteen first-class county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales. Its limited overs team is called the Sussex Sharks. The club has always held first-class status. Sussex have competed in the County Championship since the official start of the competition in 1890 and have played in every top-level domestic cricket competition in England.

The Club won its first County Championship in 2003, which was the beginning of an era in which Sussex enjoyed prolonged success, named 'The Golden Decade'.

Sussex Cricket also incorporates the Sussex Cricket Foundation (SCF). Through the activities, it provides the SCF aim to make cricket accessible to all.



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0844 264 0202
The County Ground
Eaton Road
East Sussex

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