Group Financial Controller - Hybrid

Industry Specialisation:
Accountancy & Finance, Gambling, Gaming
Industry Sector
Global, Corporate
£90,000 to £110,000 Per Annum
Bonus plus benefits
Contract Type:

Our Client

Our client is a driven iGaming global business. 

The Role of the Group Financial Controller

The company is expanding and looking to strengthen the London based team, with a Group Financial Controller, who can assist in driving efficiencies and innovation, working closely with the CFO and the FP&A team and company stakeholders. The Group Finance Controller will be responsible for providing the business with robust, timely and insightful group performance management accounts and KPI’s against corporate goals, which is value adding to the business and enabling the business to make informed commercial judgements and decisions.

This is an exciting role at an exciting time of growth for the company.

Key responsibilities for the Group Finance Controller

Statutory Reporting*

  • Manage the audit and the relationship with the Company’s auditors
  • Lead and manage the Finance team in delivering an efficient, accurate and timely full-year and half-year financial reporting process and audit, ensuring compliance with any relevant reporting standards including quarterly public company results (TSX and Nasdaq)
  • Own the financial reporting and corporate governance disclosures, together with ensuring the right balance of clarity, transparency and freshness of disclosure
  • Responsibility for evolving the company’s technical accounting positions, critical accounting estimates and judgement

Financial Compliance, Reporting and Analysis

  • Ensure best practice financial reporting controls and procedures, which stand up to scrutiny from auditors, etc as to the management and control environment
  • Lead the Company’s focus on managing and exceeding financial performance expectations, with particular reference to managing expectations against the company’s financial reporting cycle (full year, quarterly and monthly)
  • Articulate clearly the financial performance of the business, looking to optimise gross margin, working capital and Cash
  • Support Monthly financial reports and forecasts (quarterly, half-year and full-year to 31 December)
  • Monthly reporting of department and project P&Ls, including variances against budget (period to-date and financial year forecast), margin analysis, etc
  • Responsible for leveraging ERP financial systems (automating and streamlining financial processes wherever possible) for putting accurate and timely dashboard reporting of financial management information directly at the finger-tips of business managers (at all levels), in order to achieve more proactive and informed commercial analysis and judgements with better decision-making, faster
  • Overall responsibility for the Company’s purchase order process and controls over commitment of spend; ensuring rigour of process to achieve accuracy of working capital forecasts and tracking against budgeted targets
  • Support compliance with TSX and Nasdaq Stock Exchange regulations, etc


  • Manage the Finance team in ensuring the rigour, accuracy and efficiency in undertaking tax compliance requirements (Corporation Tax, VAT, PAYE, Stock Options, etc) in various jurisdictions the group operate in
  • Proactive challenge to the meticulousness, robustness and competitiveness of the Company’s significant R&D tax credit refund claim in various jurisdictions
  • Overall responsibility for the Company’s tax efficiency, ensuring proactivity as to tax planning structures

Third-party Relationships

  • Co-ordination and liaison with third parties, suppliers and advisers; including auditors, technical accounting advisers, tax advisers, registrars, counter-party banks (for term deposits), money brokers, foreign currency dealers, etc.

Budgeting Process

  • Co-ordinate the planning process, incorporating financial planning for expansion plans; assess and fully understand the financial requirements of these plans, and communicate them clearly to the Executive
  • Manage monthly financial management reporting process in order to track and manage financial performance against budgeted targets and Corporate Goals
  • Co-ordinate business case process for any major investment decisions, appraising all capital expenditure in light of group strategy and estimated return on investment

Skills and Capabilities for the Group Financial Controller

  • Attention to detail, ability to manage within a high demand environment, strong interpersonal communications skills, and a focus on execution and results are a must
  • IFRS knowledge and financial reporting of the listing company
  • Big 4 – advantage
  • Previous experience within the I-gaming sector/ environment would be advantageous


A competitive salary, plus bonus, critical health care, life insurance, pension contribution and more.