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Senior Finance Business Partner

Paddy Power

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We are looking for a Senior Finance Business Partner to join the team!

This role will be responsible for business partnering with the two Marketing Directors (one Digital, one Brand) and their respective teams for the Paddy Power Online business. It will be instrumental in maximising Contribution through cost analysis and control whilst supporting the business in finding opportunities to drive growth.

Flutter Entertainment is a FTSE30 global leader in sports betting and gaming with annual revenues of >£5bn.  Flutter is the largest online betting and gaming company globally and is split into four divisions - UK&I, International, US and Australia.                                                                      

The UK&I division contributes roughly half the revenue and profits of the Group bringing together household names Sky Betting and Gaming, Tombola, Paddy Power and Betfair.  The UK&I division is itself the size of a FTSE 50-100 business.

The commercial finance team drive financial strategy, planning, performance, commercial insight and reporting for Paddy Power.

What you'll do

  • You will be the key business partner to the Brand Marketing Director, the Digital Marketing Director and their respective teams

  • Lead preparation of budgets and forecasts for Paddy Power Marketing, both brand and acquisition

  • Identify and deliver the costs saving programme: identifying opportunities to reduce costs and improve efficiency, includes working closely with the business and procurement teams on procurement projects as well as BAU cost control

  • Provide finance support on key commercial negotiations for significant third-party Marketing suppliers

  • Provide input to key commercial and analytical issues and decisions in relation to Marketing and wider Paddy Power business

  • Act as a commercial finance point of contact for the Paddy Power Online Product Director when required

  • Develop close relationships across the wider finance function

How you'll do it

  • Highly numerate with strong financial and analytical skills and a strategic mindset

  • Proven experience of driving results by business partnering and applying commercial acumen, able to communicate financial performance to senior stakeholders and to simplify complex information

  • Strong communication, influencing, collaboration and relationship building skills across matrix cultures

  • Results oriented, with the ability to take decisions quickly when necessary and the resilience to challenge. Bias to action

  • Ability to manage ambiguity and complexity

About PaddyPower

Work that makes play jealous

Paddy Power has been breaking and re-writing the rules since 1988, from on-track bookmakers to cheeky upstart mischief-makers, to part of the largest betting and gaming technology company in the world.

Although we’ve grown to the betting behemoth we are today, we’ve not forgotten our roots. We continue to offer great value and entertainment to our customers and keep them at the heart of what we do.

Our culture of hard work, boldness and an innovative spirit got us to where we are and we take our work seriously, but not ourselves! We win by having the best people working well together. Don’t pigeon-hole us either – our company is a mix of sports nuts, gaming innovators, tech geniuses, perceptive people-people, inspiring leaders… and a very busy legal team.

We’ve got a growing squad of specialists, and we make the work fun. Sound good? Maybe there’s a spot on the team for you!

Plus, PaddyPower is part of the Flutter UK & Ireland family – a collection of big-hitting entertainment brands such as Betfair, Sky Betting & Gaming and Tombola.

What we’ll offer you

  • £1,000 learning fund

  • Unlimited holiday

  • Twice-yearly bonus (with part of it guaranteed!)

  • Pension contribution scheme

  • Private healthcare

  • Flexible ways of working – home or office, it’s your choice!

  • Access to thousands of Udemy courses

  • Invest via the Company Sharesave Scheme

  • 16 hours paid volunteering time per year

We’re working to be an inclusive employer, and we encourage people from all backgrounds, ways of thinking and working to apply. Everyone brings different perspectives and experiences; you don't have to meet all the requirements listed to apply for this role.

If you need any adjustments to make this role work for you let us know, and we’ll see how we can accommodate them.

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