Location:
Stratford
Vacancy Type:
Permanent
Brand:
23 (Entain)
About The Role
We’re Entain. Our vision is to be the world leader in sports betting and gaming entertainment by creating the most exciting and trusted experience for our customers, revolutionising the gambling space as we go. We're home to a global family of more than 25 well-known brands, and with a focus on sustainability and growth, we will transform our sector for our players, for ourselves and for the good of entertainment.
 

The Strategic Finance Analyst will directly support the Head of Strategic Finance in owning and delivering on the end-to-end strategic planning process for Entain's retail operations in the UK & Ireland. This business-facing role is an excellent opportunity to drive change and offers extensive exposure to the divisional MD & FD.

You will be responsible for identifying, quantifying, and assessing the costs and benefits of the business' strategic initiatives. You will undertake detailed and often complex analysis & modelling and will summarise your findings in presentations.

You will provide business partnering support to key stakeholders on major workstreams including, but not limited to, transformation projects.


Additional Information
Key Responsibilities
  • Assisting the Strategic Finance function in acting as a strong business partner, supporting commercial and operational decision-making across the organisation. Key areas include:
    • Estate development
    • Supplier renewals & negotiations
    • Benchmarking versus competitors & the wider high street
  • Analysing new and existing business initiatives, challenging assumptions and highlighting any risks and opportunities. Includes building & maintaining detailed, complex models to a high standard
  • Playing a key role in the long-term planning & forecasting process (3-year plan)
  • Delivering improved management information (including enhanced exec packs) developing new reports and models as appropriate
  • Making a significant contribution, as required, to strategic updates and other materials to be presented to the Group CEO & CFO
 
Key Skills/Experience required
 
  • Qualified accountant
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Good PowerPoint skills
  • Strong commercial acumen
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to build strong working relationships and influence people
  • Ability to work independently, sometimes under pressure, and meet challenging deadlines
Desirable
  • Prior experience in a related industry
  • Prior commercial finance and/or FP&A experience
  • Experience with PowerBI
About The Company

We’re Entain. Our vision is to be the world leader in sports betting and gaming entertainment by creating the most exciting and trusted experiences for our customers, revolutionising the space as we go. We’re specialists in safer gambling and the company that is at the forefront of responsibility.

Combining technology and entertainment to build products that push the boundaries, Entain is home to a global family of more than 25 well-known brands – names such as bwin, Ladbrokes, Coral, Gala, Betdaq, and many more. With a focus on sustainability and growth, we will transform our sector for our players, for ourselves and for the good of entertainment.

Diversity and inclusion at Entain

As a global employer, Entain is committed to providing a safe, fun, and inclusive culture where our people feel like they truly belong. We are a multicultural business that values, celebrates and respects individual differences, so whatever your sexuality, gender, gender identity, ability, age, race, religion or belief, you will have a voice here, and the space to do your best work. Our diverse internal networks provide the support for you to express your views and make a positive difference, all for the good of entertainment.

Wellbeing at Entain

We want our employees to feel healthy and supported at home and at work. That's why we have our Well-me programme, which provides information, tools and training to help our people look after their mental and physical wellbeing in ways that matter to them.
 

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.