FINANCE CONTROLLER, London. OTE £40k We are a successful lottery and sports betting operator, currently managing 23 national divisions across Africa and beyond.
The company is fast growing, has doubled in size over the last 3 years, and has plans for further expansion. The company is globally recognised as a start-up specialist for gaming operations in emerging markets. The culture is entrepreneurial and fun. We aim to work collaborative to create new opportunities and innovative ways to grow both as individuals and as a company.
THE ROLE An excellent opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated individual who is looking to join a widely recognised brand, where the successful candidate will have an exposure to multiple divisions within the business, both within and outside of finance. The main purpose of the role is advising the senior management, through a risked-based strategy, of their internal controls and governance processes. You will be a self-starter, accustomed to working with autonomy, leading and delivering high quality value-add assignments on time and influencing stakeholders with credibility.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES • Account follow up of the divisions • Cash flow management and month end process • Understand and ensuring compliance with the business processes and identify key controls and risks • To identify gaps and weaknesses and address them quickly • Conduct control testing and evaluation for key process controls • Support, communicate and educate of control and compliances across the business • Partner the wider finance function in relation to internal control • Travel around 20% of time - significant travel to Africa
Desired Skills and Experience • Solid experience of risk and control or Internal/External Audit • An Accounting Qualification. Bachelor degree, ACCA, CIMA, etc • A thorough knowledge of the retail business. • Experience for working with emerging market would be an advantage • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate confidently in English and with credibility at all levels, both written and verbally written • Driven, proactive and hands on • Ability to travel independently to African based sites • Knowledge of working within a fast paced & pressurised environment • Able to think on their feet / think laterally • Proven organisation skills, passion & determination to learn • Advance Excel skills
What we offer • Excellent salary depending on qualification and experience plus competitive bonus. • Company laptop and mobile phone. • The opportunity to gain unique experience of emerging markets that will give your career an extra edge. • Work in a friendly, fun and developing environment