Vacancy Type:
Fixed Term Contract
30 Oct 2020
16 (Ladbrokes)
About The Role

Purpose of Role 

Key responsibility will be to produce timely, accurate and insightful Management Accounting, and Reporting for the Ladbrokes Coral Retail Division. Ensure a strong commercial understanding of the division so that all relevant process improvements and cost opportunities can be realised.  Balance Sheet knowledge is key to this role involving accounting for provisions and finance leases.

Key Accountabilities

  • Preparation of monthly management accounts, ensuring these are delivered to a high quality meeting reporting deadlines.
  • Ensure balance sheet reconciliations are completed to agreed deadlines with all reconciling items investigated and resolved promptly
  • Support the implementation of the new leasing standard IFRS 16
  • Deliver insightful analysis and commentary on all key variances to budget/plan/prior year in order to explain and drive performance
  • Ensure certain group reporting requirements are completed within required deadlines and to a high standard
  • Preparation of annual budget figures, to create, review and upload annual budgets
  • Assist in collation of audit files and audit deliverables for Interim and year-end audit.
  • Ensure that the impact of new systems, processes or initiatives are appropriately considered and incorporated into existing reporting and controls environment 
  • Ensuring that all queries from internal customers are dealt with effectively
  • Support ad-hoc analysis in conjunction with key stakeholders to understand key drivers and any financial impacts 
  • Provide analytical support on key business decisions,
  • Build good working relationships with key contacts in order to understand the business and the business needs 
  • Work with the wider Finance team regarding financial reporting requirements and improvements


Additional Information

Key Skills & Education 

  • Finance Qualification – Newly/Part Qualified (ACCA, ACA, CIMA)
  • Experience of planning, forecasting and delivery of insight through analysis 
  • Strong level of Excel skills (v/h lookups, sum-ifs, pivot tables, etc)
  • Experience with reporting and presentation of data 
  • Ability to manage and manipulate large volumes of data 
  • Strong relationship building and interpersonal skills 
  • Demonstrable commercial awareness 
  • Results driven, can work at fast pace whilst ensuring accuracy.
  • Has the ability to take ownership of an area and drive improvement
About The Company
At Ladbrokes Coral, we believe we’ve got the best brands in betting and gaming; and the best people behind them too.

There’s never been a more exciting time to join us. Our recent merger combined more than 230 years of heritage and opened up a world of exciting opportunities for the future. With the biggest UK retail estate in the industry, a growing digital business and an ever-expanding international presence, we want to be the world’s best betting and gaming company, where customers want to play and people want to work.

Our Culture As Real As It gets

At GVC we're a diverse team, sharing a commitment to quality and success

Whether you're playing a key role in your local community as part of our retail team, or working out the next big gaming trends in our digital team, you'll enjoy a culture and a benefits package that we're extremely proud of.