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Chief Financial Officer - OZ Sports

2020-07-14 15:09:54 2020-10-14 Executives In Sport Group


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The Executives In Sport Group are currently retained by the amazing OZ Sports to recruit an ACCA/ACA/CIMA qualified Chief Financial Officer to spearhead the company through it’s most exciting scale-up phase!

About the team

The Leadership Team provides OZ Sports with the vision, the drive, and the direction to continue its rapid growth and development into a major sports properties around the world.

From engineering to commercial, to finance, the leadership team is our C-suite level grouping that sets the tone and agenda for all areas of the business and is comprised of some of the brightest and most ambitious people in the business.

What will I do?

Based in our London Headquarters, as the CFO, you will be spearheading the company through its most exciting scale-up phase. You will provide quality commercial and strategic analysis to the business and board with the knowledge to help make critical decisions about pricing and commercial agreements and return on investment across the business. This opportunity involves preparing monthly forecasts and budgets, managing working capital and annual statuary returns. Additionally, you will be building a strong working relationship with investors and work closely with both the CEO and COO.

Responsibilities will include

  • Manage the finance team (currently 2 individuals) – this includes training, coaching, delegation, and performance management, and retention of our team
  • Partner with our founder, management team, the board, and investors on both financial and business-related matters
  • Be a key member of our Senior Management Team (SMT) in providing input regarding the financial implications of all global business decisions
  • Establish a solid financial foundation and forecast using appropriate systems that will allow the business to scale effectively globally
  • Analysis, review, and reporting of financial data and financial performance
  • Review and manage our accurate forecasting, minimize unnecessary spend, review pricing strategies, review sales compensation plans, and improve processes for sustainable and efficient growth
  • Regularly review and analyse our ROI in all areas of the business
  • Administer our Series A fundraise
  • Be the right hand and finance-oriented business partner to our CEO and COO for strategic decisions


  • BSc/BA in Accounting, Finance or relevant field
  • Qualified Accountant ACA / ACCA / CIMA
  • 5+ years of senior strategic finance professional experiences within a high growth organization (ideally a CFO or #2 at a high growth SaaS business)
  • Experience in being a key member of a Senior Management Team with success providing input to the CEO, Board, and peers.
  • Excellent knowledge of data analysis and forecasting methods
  • Proficient in the use of Excel/Google sheets and financial management software (e.g. Xero)
  • Ability to strategize and solve problems
  • Strong leadership and organizational skills
  • Excellent communication and people skills


  • We offer 25 holiday days + public holidays but recognize that some people like more personal time! We offer the option of buying up to 5 additional vacation days per year.
  • We offer a wellness allowance of 100 GBP per month. We would like our employees to use this towards private medical health, a gym membership, or health and wellness related expenses. We also deliver fresh fruit to the office weekly.
  • We cover 3x lunches per week
  • We contribute to internet and mobile phone bills
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Pension Scheme
  • Learning & Development budgets are available for all our employees
  • Work from home/flexible working
  • Our London office is located in a vibrate workspace — that means you can take advantage of fun meet-ups, drinks, snacks, and fun activities organised by the space.
  • And much more!


If you think you fit the bill then please apply via LinkedIn or get in touch with Darren or Davey at The Executives in Sport Group for an informal discussion.  

The Executives In Sport Group are retained on behalf of OZ Sports to identify and secure the Chief Financial Officer. All direct applicants and agency requests will be forwarded to The Executives in Sport Group.

Please note that due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide specific feedback on unsuccessful applications.


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