Vacancy Type:
23 (Entain)
About The Role

Role Purpose    

The Head of Financial Control is responsible for managing and delivering all aspects of the financial close to report process for the Digital division.

Responsible for leading the management reporting function to ensure the teams deliver consistently high-quality service to their internal stakeholders whilst ensuring the business works within a robust and appropriate internal control environment.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for all areas of financial and management accounting and overall monthly close to report process to the group
  • Ensure the month-end close provides an accurate view of the operational results for the Digital business and that revenue and costs are reported accurately within the correct division as well as ensuring the monthly close is accurate from a Statutory point of view for the main operational entities
  • Responsibility for the collation and timely submission of the monthly/quarterly and annual group reporting for the Digital division to high degree of accuracy, including the collation of insightful commentary of variance analysis in time for the month-end close call
  • Implement group financial process and policy where relevant to ensure the company is reporting all financial and other information accurately and on a timely basis to Group Finance
  • Responsible for maintaining the relationship with key B2B and strategic partnerships from a Financial point of view, ensuring accurate invoicing, reconciliation and cash collection on a monthly basis of key agreements such as Belcasino, D2D, Kings Casino & ROAR
  • Ensure each operational company adheres to regulatory requirements in relation to ring-fencing customer cash balances.Ensure all client and cash reconciliations across the digital division are carried out and all variances investigated and resolved on a timely basis
  • Build strong and effective working relationships with external advisors and regulators
  • Develop a high-performance culture within the team, ensuring development needs are met, and that all individuals have clear objectives and career plans
  • The Head of Financial Control will be a strategic and inspiring leader that provides leadership and direction to the team creating and embedding a culture where continuous improvement is embraced
  • A strategic and inspiring leader that provides leadership and direction to the team creating and embedding a culture where continuous improvement is embraced
  • Encourages communication and collaboration across the business, team and stakeholders in order to build strong relationships and develop cross functional working
Qualifications and Educational Requirements
  • Qualified accountant with demonstrable +5 years post qualification experience
  • Qualified in either audit with a leading practice or have built a career in a well-regarded corporate environment
Specialist Skills and Experience Required
  • Previous experience in Financial Control, with previous team management experience
  • Previous experience of working with finance teams across multiple locations
  • Strong relationship building and interpersonal skills, and a natural leadership style
  • Strong coaching skills and track record of developing direct reports into larger roles
  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Results driven, able to work at fast pace and juggle multiple priorities whilst ensuring accuracy at all times
  • Ability to meet and establish deadlines

Our Culture As real as it gets

At Entain we're a diverse team, sharing a commitment to quality and success.

Whether you're playing a key role in your local community as part of our retail team, or working out the next big gaming trends in our digital team, you'll enjoy a culture and benefits package that we're extremely proud of.