We are recruiting an FP&A Manager for our office in London. 

World Rugby is the world governing and law-making Body for the sport of Rugby Union. It is responsible for the regulation and governance of Rugby and, in addition, organises a number of international tournaments and events including the Rugby World Cup and World Rugby Sevens World Series.

This newly created role, reporting to the Group Head of FP&A, and a member of the Finance team within Corporate Services Department, and working closely with tournament programme and Revenue & Fan Engagement colleagues, will have responsibility for all Financial Planning and Analysis for the World Rugby target operating model.

If you can demonstrate experience of solving complex problems and are process orientated, then you could be perfect for World Rugby, and we’d love to hear from you.

FP&A Manager responsibilities:

  • Budget Preparation, Reforecasting, Analysis and tracking for Event Co operations including RWC 2025, RWC 2027, Sevens Series
  • Complete in-depth financial analysis of key financial metrics for all Revenue streams including ticketing, sponsorship and broadcast
  • Complete in-depth financial analysis of key financial metrics for all tournament delivery cost drivers including travel, venue, cost of sale & overheads
  • Pre/Post tournament financial evaluation including P&L
  • Cashflow analysis for all tournaments
  • Preparation and presentation of Senior Management reporting packs

FP&A Manager Person Specification:

  • Qualified Accountant (ACMA/ACA/ACCA/ CIMA)
  • A background in a FP&A role
  • Experience in data mining (SQL, ETL, data warehouse, etc.)
  • Proven ability to present data to technical and non- technical business stakeholders
  • High level of personal integrity
  • Team player with exemplary interpersonal skills
  • Ability to multi-task, work under time constraints

FP&A Manager Benefits:

  • Competitive base salary
  • Defined contribution pension plan
  • Private health insurance (for employee, spouse & dependents)
  • Paid maternity leave and paternity leave
  • Education assistance
  • Annual sports subsidy
  • Life assurance
  • Hybrid working arrangements


The role holder will be expected to uphold the values outlined in The Spirit of Rugby programme, the World Rugby mission to grow the global rugby family and vision of rugby being a sport for all, true to its values: discipline, respect, integrity, passion and solidarity.

World Rugby strives to be a diverse and inclusive workplace which reflects the global sport we want to be and where ALL can be themselves. Therefore, we particularly encourage applications from women, those with disabilities, those who identify as LGBTQ+ and those who identify as Black, Asian or other non-White backgrounds, who are currently under-represented within the organisation.

To apply for this role, you will need to first register your interest by submitting your CV. Your CV will only be used for information purposes and will not be relevant in the application process. You will then be emailed a response containing a link needed to answer some work-related questions. Our goal is to assess your approach to a problem and better understand what knowledge and skills you have. Your answers will be anonymised, randomised and reviewed by the team.

We also think giving feedback is incredibly valuable for candidates, so at the end of the process, you’ll see how well you performed during the application process.

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