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Finance Business Partner - 1996

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Finance Business Partner

  • Primary Location:
    Clonskeagh Office, Hammersmith Office, Leeds
  • Contract Type:
    Permanent
  • Employment Basis:
    Full-Time
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Flexible Working

(when applicable)

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Pizza and Drinks Fridays

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The Role...

The UK&I finance team support SBG, Betfair and Paddy Power brands in a division that generated £1.8bn revenue in 2019. 

The role will be responsible for business partnering the Betfair Sports Director and their Leadership team for the Betfair UKI business. It will be instrumental in maximising Contribution through revenue analysis, strong cost control and supporting the business in finding opportunities to drive growth.

 

What You'll Be Doing...

  • Primary finance point of contact for Sports Director and their leadership team.
  • Manage the global quarterly budget and forecasting cycle for the Sports P&L- both sportsbook and exchange (including Premium).
  • Commercial finance owner of Sports P&L, providing comprehensive analysis on performance vs. expectations.
  • Identify opportunities to reduce costs and improve efficiency, establish a strong relationship with the Procurement and Commercial Negotiations teams to input into key Sports related spends and upcoming projects.
  • Maintain close relationship with Accounting Operations team to fully understand all month end accounting
  • Provide input to key commercial and analytical issues and decisions, attending business meetings when appropriate.
  • Management of Commercial Analyst.
  • Ad hoc support for manager, when required.

 

What We're Looking For....

  • Results oriented, with the ability to take decisions quickly when necessary and the resilience to challenge. Bias to action.
  • Proactive and intellectually curious.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills, collaborates well.
  • Credible with senior stakeholders.
  • Highly numerate with strong financial and analytical skills as well as strong attention to detail.
  • Qualified accountant with 2+ years PQE

 


 
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Betfair, Winslow Road, London, United Kingdom, W6 9HP
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This is who we are

Paddy Power Betfair is an international sports betting and gaming operator, with a market-leading presence in the UK and Ireland, as well as a range of operations across Europe including Romania, Portugal and Malta.

We are online-led, mobile-led and sports-led: and our proprietary technology, unique products and innovative marketing all combine to offer a superb experience to our five million customers worldwide.

Our spirit, talent and ambition has taken us into the FTSE 100 index of the London Stock Exchange and we now employ over 7,000 people in sixteen locations across the globe; from Dublin to Los Angeles, and London to Melbourne. Our culture rewards innovation, teamwork and we like to stay fast-moving in a dynamic industry.

On a larger scale

We are part of Flutter Entertainment, a global sports betting, gaming and entertainment provider for over thirteen million customers worldwide.

Established in 2019, Flutter merged with The Stars Group in 2020. As the parent company Flutter Entertainment now has a host of brands that sit under it including Paddy Power and Betfair (PPB), Sky Betting and Gaming, PokerStars, Full Tilt Timeform, oddchecker, Sporting Life, SportsBet, Bet Easy in Australia, FOX Bet, TVG and FanDuel in the US.

Across the globe, Flutter employs over 14,000 people across more than 40 offices and over 600 retail sites. We pride ourselves on being a responsible operator, committed to making a positive contribution to the communities we operate within.

This is your Challenge

  • Delivering product at scale for over 5 million customers, 99,9% of transactions in less than a second
  • Our systems process more than 7 million transactions every day (more than all the European stock exchanges combined)
  • Deliver high transitional products, serving more than 2.5Bn calls a day
  • Diverse and up to date technical landscape to explore, leverage and innovate
  • The products you’ll develop will comply with ambitious uptime targets: less than 50 minutes downtime expected per year
  • Continuous Integration, Deployment and Testing