Head of Commercial Finance

London, England, United Kingdom · Finance expand job description ↓

Description

Fnatic is on a course of rapid global expansion, leading esports into every household through content, products and experiences. As our first Head of Commercial Finance, you’ll be a self-starter, able to shape a role that supports our growth by building insights of our Product business in particular, and drives efficiencies through data-driven recommendations.


You’ll own the associated management reporting, and lead our forecasting and planning process. You’ll be a true business partner, and understand well the world of Ecommerce in order to produce timely, accurate reporting and comprehensive financial analysis to support management decisions. Your work will directly impact our success, and in a small team you’ll have a big opportunity to shape an FP&A function for a global business in an industry whose growth shows no signs of slowing down.


Your mission is to:

  • Own long-term financial planning and modelling for P&L, cashflow and Balance Sheet
  • Drive profitability of our product business through clear analysis of performance across regions and product ranges
  • Provide market and broader retail insights to support the development of key metrics to monitor
  • Develop strong relationships with key stakeholders and foster active business partnering
  • Seek out opportunities to support business success through delivering new insights
  • Identifying potential obstacles and risks ahead of time
  • Own regular reviews of business performance, highlighting key variances to drive change
  • Oversee the rolling forecast and budgeting process, and review with senior management
  • Develop processes and system improvements to continually drive efficiencies
  • Prepare management reports, creating dashboards and continuously improving the Business Intelligence function
  • In close partnership with our Marketing and Merchandiser team members, help shape campaigns that optimise customer lifetime value and maximise immediate profits
  • Analyse business cases related to new spend within Product
  • Champion our business intelligence tool (Tableau)
  • Provide adhoc support across Finance team duties as needed

Requirements

We’re looking for:

  • FP&A experience within an Ecommerce environment (ideally direct-to-consumer)
  • Ability to assess multiple business and financial factors and make informed strategic recommendations
  • Experience developing models to drive profit growth and understanding of relevant business performance metrics
  • ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified or equivalent; with a strong understanding of accounting principles and reporting standards
  • Operational knowledge of finance and reporting tools, ideally Xero and Tableau
  • Strong analytical skills, being an Excel expert and other relevant applications to create business insights
  • Confident communication and ability to deeply understand the business units you partner
  • Comfort in a high-growth environment and ability to navigate ambiguity
  • Excellent written and verbal communication in English, additional languages desirable

Benefits

What we have to offer:

  • The ability to super-charge the growth of globally recognised brand in a boom industry
  • Award winning office in the heart of Shoreditch in London, with 8 other locations around the world
  • Private medical insurance
  • A generous welcome allowance to spend in the Fnatic shop
  • Fruit, drinks and snacks available daily in the office
  • Regular lunch clubs and other social activities
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