Head of Finance

About the Role


Kindred Group is one of the world's largest online gambling businesses, with 11 brands, across 100 markets, serving over 20 million customers. We are now looking for a Head of Finance to drive our organization's finance department and improve financial performance. Amongst our diverse workforce of over 1,500 dedicated individuals speaking 19 languages and based across the world, there is a guaranteed sense of belonging, inclusiveness and team spirit.


You will be building close relationships with key internal stakeholders and supporting the CFO and the rest of the executive team in the continuous development of Kindred Group. You will be part of the Corporate Office management team.


This is an exciting and challenging role that requires strong technical background, resilience, commitment and good business acumen.


What will you be doing?


  • Create long-term department's vision and plan, which align with company's strategic and business plan.
  • Supervise and develop all areas of the finance function, i.e. Financial Control, Group Reporting, Tax, Treasury, Business Finance and Finance Shared Services.
  • Ensure that the finance team has adequate resources to continue to support the growth and development of the business, both organically and through acquisitions.
  • Lead the finance teams in 7 different locations and manage its learning and development needs.
  • Ensure that the department has relevant and robust process and systems to operate in an effective and efficient manner and to support current activities and future growth.
  • Develop and maintain a finance systems vision and strategy, always being ahead of new technologies and innovations.
  • Developing all necessary policies and procedures to ensure the sound financial management and control of the company's business.
  • Oversee the budgeting, forecasting and internal/external reporting process.
  • Interpret complex financial information and provide updates, information and insight to the CFO and Executive management team.
  • Ensure that the Group remains compliant with tax and accounting rules and standards
  • Ensure that the regulatory requirements of all statutory bodies are met.
  • Lead and facilitate external reviews/audits from a group perspective.
  • Supervise the relationship with external advisors, auditors and bankers.
  • Support the implementation of the new Finance Shared Services Center.
  • Support the CFO on the finance, accounting and tax aspects of strategic and corporate projects: disposals and acquisitions, capital requirements, new markets/offices, etc.
  • Report to the CFO, member of the Corporate Office, attendance to bi-weekly Corporate Office meetings.
  • Work closely with the other members of the Corporate Office, Senior Managers, Executives and members of the Audit Committee.
  • Travel to the other offices, mostly in Europe, will be required from time to time. 


What have you done?


  • Strong technical accounting and tax ability
  • Strong knowledge of accounting standards and local regulations
  • Team player with a focus on collaboration
  • Energetic, highly motivated, with an enquiring mind and passion for excellence and innovation in pursuit of business growth and success
  • Strong leadership and communication skills
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Show business acumen
  • Ability to operate at both strategic and operational levels
  • Negotiation and influencing skills
  • Demonstrate personal and organizational accountability
  • Display excellent attention to detail with a control mindset
  • Can lead and motivate virtual teams (multi-location)


Position Requirements


  • ACA or equivalent qualification.
  • 12-15 years in Accounting / Finance roles.
  • Big 4 or equivalent background is likely to be preferred but opportunity exists for the right candidate with the right skills and attitude.
  • A successful profile is likely to include a period in audit to provide the relevant technical expertise, combined with post-qualification roles in a senior finance position.
  • Some exposure to technology, leisure or media sectors is likely to be helpful, but it is not specifically required to have any background in the gambling sector or indeed to be a gambler.


Application process


Click on the "Apply Now" button and complete the short web form. Please add a covering letter to let us know your motivation for applying and your salary expectation.  Our Talent Acquisition team will be in touch soon.


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Kindred House, 17-25 Hartfield Road, Wimbledon, London, United Kingdom, SW19 3SE
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25 Days Holiday
Private Medical
Wellbeing Allowance
Maternity/Paternity leave
Eye test
3 days CSR leave
Anniversary awards
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