Dependent on Experience + Bonus + Benefits
United Kingdom
Vacancy Type:
23 (Entain)
About The Role
Role: Group Reporting & Planning Manager
Salary: Dependent on Experience + Bonus + Benefits
Locations: Stratford or Nottingham 
Entain is one of the world’s largest sports betting and gaming groups, operating both online and in the retail sector. With offices across five continents and licences in more than 20 countries, we operate some of the most well-known and iconic brands in the industry with more than 250 years of combined history – names such as Ladbrokes, partypoker, bwin and Coral.
We are looking for a qualified Finance Professional to join our team to be based either from our Nottingham or London office. 
The Role in a Nutshell:
The Group Reporting and Planning Manager will manage all internal Group level P&L and KPI reporting, including gathering of requirements, designing reports, and reporting processes and delivering regular and ad hoc reports to the CFO, Group Executive Committee and Group Board as well as managing all external Group level reporting and the consolidation of the annual P&L plan.
What you'll be doing:
  • Own the process for producing accurate and timely delivery of:
    • daily, weekly and monthly consolidated Group reports to an audience which includes the Group Board and
    • regular and ad hoc consolidated Group external reports both to evolving requirements
  • Build strong collaborative working relationships within the Group Finance team, with the Investor Relations team and with the divisional finance teams.
  • Continuously improve Group reporting processes
  • Add value to trading performance reports, analysis and presentations, and external reports (including the Interim Management Statements, the half year review and the Annual Report & Accounts) by including insightful commentary, based on a deep understanding of the factors influencing divisional performance and the underlying planning assumptions
  • Own the construct, changes to and consistent use of the Group wide chart of accounts across the Group
  • Ensure the Group wide consistency of KPI and reporting definitions
  • Agree, communicate and manage to a Group wide annual planning timetable.
  • Own the process by which divisional plans are submitted to Group Finance, consolidated, presented to the Group Board and incorporated into Group consolidated reports
  • Provide support to the Investor Relations team in answering ad hoc investor and analyst’s queries, updating on current trading and providing insight on current forecasts
  • Support the Director of Financial Control and the Head of Group FP&A in the delivery of the Group financial control agenda
What we need from you:
  • Qualified accountant
  • Advanced Excel and Powerpoint skills
  • Extensive experience of the delivery of insightful reports and analysis
  • Demonstrable experience of modelling analytical techniques
  • Meticulous Attention to detail
  • Strong relationship building and influencing skills
  • Proven track record of delivering reporting process improvements
  • Flexibility and team working ethos 
  • Proven self-starter with the ability to work under own initiative

About Entain

We may sit on the FTSE100, but for millions of customers worldwide, we’re the brands they hold in their hands – and heart. As the home of household names like Ladbrokes, Foxy and PartyPoker, to name just a few, we elevate lives with moments of excitement. And right now we’re elevating ourselves above the competition. We’re leading the industry in bold new directions - and it’s our diverse and talented team who are making this possible. Believe us, the best is yet to come. For our customers. For our future. For your career.

DEI and Wellbeing @ Entain

At Entain we do what’s right. It’s one of our core values. Which is why we’re taking the lead when it comes to creating a diverse, equal and inclusive future - for our people, our industry and our society. We’ve created a culture where everyone can feel psychologically safe, included and heard. Where being accepted for who you are is a given. Here, we celebrate our individual differences, and make sure everyone feels supported, respected, and empowered to thrive – and that starts from the moment you apply to join us.

Life @ Entain

We’re a team who love to play, and win, together. We love building bonds between our people, and we love to build your career up too. Join us, and we won’t just be your employer, we’ll be your biggest cheerleader. We’ll give you the power to lead the conversation on your learning and career goals from day one, and then get behind you with all the support you need to take your career – and our business – to new heights.