GROUP CFO

 

ABOUT US

PlayStack is enjoying exciting times and continuous growth since its inception just over 2 years ago. We are developing and publishing great games across different platforms and genres which are enjoyed by over 20 million players around the globe.

We are currently looking to hire a Group CFO who will serve as a key leader in the organisation and oversee all aspects of the company's financial functions, including Financial Planning & Analysis, Business Unit Support, corporate governance, leadership of the finance team and support in fundraising activities. The Group CFO will also be expected to join the Board of Directors of PlayStack.

The CFO will be focused on the continuous improvement of financial reporting, the forecasting process, modelling tools, business performance assessment and planning processes that will scale effectively with the company's rapid growth.


THE ROLE

  • Oversee the financial planning and analysis team within the organisation and partner with the management team to provide value-added insight into the business.

  • Establish regular reporting structures that includes full financial statements, comprehensive Key Performance Indicator (KPI) reporting, operational Dashboard reporting, analysis of key business trends, actual versus budget variances and comprehensive executive level explanations of differences

  • Drive an efficient, effective and comprehensive process for developing financial plans and analysis that links to the strategic objectives.

  • Develop and monitor the company's annual budget and monthly forecasts, which shall include establishing budget tools, setting timelines and acting as project manager for the company, ensuring all budgets are accurate, comprehensive and completed on time.

  • Implement financial best practises, including tax planning (R&D, VGTR)

  • Provide financial modeling, financial analysis and valuation support for acquisitions, new product development, long-term contracts and other ad-hoc financial projects.

  • Provide guidance to the CEO and senior management about the financial performance of the company, including recommendations for action.

  • Prepare executive presentations, including financial reporting, comprehensive business analyses and recommendations to senior management and the Board of Directors.

  • Assure the development and maintenance of an effective internal control structure within respective areas of responsibility, including internal controls over the financial statement close process.

  • Support the CEO in efforts to raise funds and manage the process.


THE IDEAL CANDIDATE

  • Chartered Financial Accountant

  • 5+ years of progressive corporate finance management roles in high growth businesses.

  • Experience in financial planning, financial & economic modeling and analysis, and capital planning/treasury exposure.

  • Extensive financial planning experience, as well as an evidenced track record in related areas such as financial reporting, project financial analysis, strategic planning and corporate development.

  • Experience leading, motivating and mentoring growing teams.

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or related major is recommended.

  • Must be tenacious, with the emotional intelligence to know when to push harder and when to look for alternative approaches.

  • Excellent relationship building and communication skills and the ability to work effectively in a team environment.

  • Confident and self-aware with excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal.

  • Intelligent, with excellent analytical and strategic skills. Good business judgment and problem solving skills.

  • Unquestionable integrity and personal ethics.

  • Extremely well organised and objective oriented.

To apply please send your CV to jobs@playstack.com