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Financial Director – Retail

Financial Director – Retail

Competitive Salary and Package

South East

 

Our client is one of the UK’s largest independent sports betting retailers with approximately 150 venues nationwide. They also operate online, with a new ecommerce project currently being launched. This award-winning business has an extremely strong reputation within the betting and gaming industry. It holds strong ambitions for growth which includes a strategy to expand the number of venues they operate. Due to retirement, our client is now looking to recruit a Group Financial Director.

Role

As Group Financial Director you will hold responsibility for both the retail and online businesses, although retail forms a far more significant proportion of group revenues and will be your primary focus. Reporting to the Managing Director, there is a significant focus on data analysis together with ensuring that the accounts department operates smoothly. You will lead a finance department of 5 people.

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Full accounting responsibility for both the retail and online businesses
  • Provide excellent leadership and coaching to finance team including effective delegation to – 2 Financial Controllers, Purchase Ledger Clark, Accounts Manager, Business Analyst
  • Management Accounts – preparing daily/weekly reports on each site
  • Data analysis to provide useable insights which enable effective business planning, budgeting and strategic decision making
  • Preparation of Year end accounting files and full liaison with the Group Auditors
  • Preparation of all Quarterly HMRC and Gambling Commission Returns
  • Extensive liaison with operational managers and external professional suppliers and advisors
  • Cost analysis and control
  • Financial modelling of competitor businesses when opportunities arise for expansion through acquisition
  • Compliance responsibilities with the PDQ banking

Requirements

This is a significant and senior position within our client’s structure. As a result, we require candidates to be highly capable senior finance professionals with a background in multi-site retail.

  • Senior level finance background operating at a similar level
  • Could be Financial Controller or Head of Finance ready for the next step
  • Multi-site / retail background – gambling industry experience a plus but not essential
  • Able to effectively delegate day to day finance tasks to team members
  • Personally take a more strategic approach to leading the finance function, but willing to be hands on when required
  • Strong IT and Excel Skills
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Ability to manage and prioritise workload
  • Skilled in carrying out financial analysis to provide insightful and useable information to enable the business to make key strategic decisions

If you meet the above requirements, then please send a copy of your CV to apply.

Key Details

  • Role: Financial Director – Retail
  • Sector: Sports Betting
  • Salary: Competitive Salary and Package
  • Job Reference: TB14837CE
  • Location: South East

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