Commercial Finance Senior Analyst - Marketing

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Commercial Finance Senior Analyst - Marketing 

This role can be based in Leeds, London or Gibraltar - Here at William Hill we have a BALANCED approach to our people’s working patterns and we are able to offer up to 80% home working in the UK, joining us at one of our offices (Leeds or London) 20% of the time to allow you to connect, collaborate and build relationships with your team and stakeholders.

Reporting into the Head of Commercial Finance - Marketing, you will have an exciting opportunity to play a key and influential role supporting our Marketing Commercial Finance function. With a track record within Commercial Finance and with previous experience supporting a Marketing Team, you will business partner our UK Marketing Team and guide the performance of our UK William Hill & Mr Green Online Businesses. You will be responsible for, as part of a wider finance function,  performance and spend, maximizing profitability and the financial management of our Online Portfolio. This is a newly created role and offers an excellent opportunity to help define and implement reporting & insights and build strong relationships. This will be a challenging and exciting 1st year in role, perfect for an experience Finance professional looking to make a positive and long-lasting impact in a fast paced and growing organisation.

About us

We make a huge investment in everyone, offering great career development opportunities. Our people are at the heart of everything we do, and we thrive in a fast-paced environment where we have fun, celebrate success and give you all the tools you’ll need to be your best self. It’s not just our colleagues we look after – we’ve got a responsibility to our customers too and we work hard on our ambition to promote safer gambling. 

Your role in the team

  • To directly support our Marketing Team as the Finance Business Partner
  • To ensure Marketing Investment decisions are made with profitability in mind, and fully
  • Appraised via the Investment Appraisal framework, to optimize and prioritise spend
  • Presenting weekly/monthly performance tracking updates to Marketing and the wider Commercial Finance Team on variances to Plan and key drivers behind gaps, to facilitate an action plan to close the gap
  • Working with the wider BI & Marketing Team to deliver analytics to better understand performance and provide insights for effective decision making
  • This role currently has one direct report and you will lead, coach and develop as part of the role.

Skills Needed

  • With a track record within Commercial Finance  and experience of working with a Marketing Team, you will be a Qualified Accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) . You will be confident business partnering senior stakeholders with P&L ownership, and have the demonstrable skills to provide advice, challenge ways of thinking and decisions to provide effective support, ensuring performance is understand and analysis is at the heart of decision making.
  • You will have excellent attention to detail and experience of using analytics to inform decision making processes effectively. You will have and experience with data systems, able to analyse and translate data into meaningful insights and be able to tell the story to your stakeholders. Able to demonstrate a commercial mindset and problem-solving skills, you can apply your skills and experience in a fast paced and agile enterprise level organisation.
  • You’ll have excellent communication skills (verbal and written) and a proven ability to build collaborative and meaningful relationships. Used to business partnering at a senior level and able to engage and influence across all areas of a business, you’ll be a real people person, instilling trust and confidence in your customers and peers. We need you to have experience of coaching and developing, mentoring or leading others to provide effective line management support.

What We Offer

Your 25 days holiday is topped up by 8 bank holidays and we offer you a generous pension, bonus, healthcare and life assurance as standard. Gym discounts, and our office sports and social committee activities could be right up your street. This is also a flexible location role which we can support from Leeds, London and even Gibraltar.