Overview: We are seeking a highly experienced and dynamic Head of Finance to join our iGaming company. As the Head of Finance, you will play a pivotal role in leading and managing all financial aspects of our operations. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in finance within the iGaming industry, demonstrating exceptional leadership skills, strategic thinking, and a deep understanding of financial operations within a fast-paced and evolving environment.

Responsibilities:

  1. Financial Strategy: Develop and execute financial strategies aligned with the company’s overall objectives, ensuring sustainable growth and profitability.
  2. Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A): Lead the FP&A function, including budgeting, forecasting, and variance analysis. Provide insights and recommendations to optimize financial performance.
  3. Financial Reporting: Oversee the preparation of accurate and timely financial reports, including monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements. Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and accounting standards.
  4. Risk Management: Identify and assess financial risks and implement strategies to mitigate them. Develop robust internal controls to safeguard company assets and ensure compliance with relevant regulations.
  5. Treasury Management: Manage cash flow, liquidity, and investments to support business operations and maximize returns. Monitor banking relationships and optimize financing arrangements.
  6. Financial Operations: Streamline financial processes and systems to improve efficiency and accuracy. Work cross-functionally to enhance financial workflows and drive operational excellence.
  7. Tax and Compliance: Collaborate with tax advisors and legal counsel to optimize tax planning strategies and ensure compliance with tax laws and regulations in various jurisdictions.
  8. Team Leadership: Build and mentor a high-performing finance team, providing guidance, coaching, and professional development opportunities. Foster a culture of collaboration, accountability, and continuous improvement.
  9. Stakeholder Management: Engage with internal and external stakeholders, including senior management, investors, regulators, and auditors. Communicate financial performance, insights, and strategic initiatives effectively.

Requirements:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field; MBA or professional certification (e.g., CPA, CFA) preferred.
  2. Proven experience in finance leadership roles within the iGaming industry, with a deep understanding of gaming operations, regulatory requirements, and market dynamics.
  3. Strong financial acumen and analytical skills, with the ability to interpret complex financial data and make strategic recommendations.
  4. Solid understanding of financial reporting standards (e.g., GAAP, IFRS) and regulatory compliance requirements in the iGaming sector.
  5. Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills, with the ability to inspire and motivate teams to achieve exceptional results.
  6. Strategic mindset with the ability to think creatively and drive innovation in financial processes and systems.
  7. Exceptional communication and presentation skills, with the ability to convey complex financial concepts clearly and convincingly to diverse audiences.
  8. Detail-oriented with a commitment to accuracy and integrity in financial reporting and analysis.
  9. Proven track record of successfully managing financial operations, driving process improvements, and delivering measurable business outcomes.
  10. Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and effectively manage competing priorities and deadlines.
  11. Knowledge of iGaming software platforms, payment processing systems, and regulatory frameworks is highly desirable.

Additional information 

  • This role will involve traveling to other office locations within Africa, approx once per month.
  • Responsible for overseeing finance within 5 locations across Africa alongside other Local Head’s of Finance.
  • Must have previous experience in iGaming
  • Discretionary bonus on offer
  • 8 person team to manage
  • Should preferably be French and English speaking but not a must have
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