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Finance Business Partner

  • Job Title - Finance Business Partner

  • Reports Into - CFO

  • Location - Hybrid/ Leamington Spa

A Little Bit about Kwalee….

Kwalee is one of the world’s leading multiplatform game developers and publishers, with well over 900 million downloads worldwide for mobile hits such as Draw It, Teacher Simulator, Let’s Be Cops 3D, Airport Security and Makeover Studio 3D. We also have a growing PC and Console team of incredible pedigree that is on the hunt for great new titles to join TENS!, Eternal Hope, Die by the Blade and Scathe.

What’s In It For You?

  • Hybrid working - 3 days in the office, 2 days remote/ WFH is the norm

  • Flexible working hours - we trust you to choose how and when you work best

  • A dog friendly office (There’s dog-free areas too, if pooches aren’t your thing)

  • Profit sharing scheme - we win, you win 

  • Private medical cover - delivered through BUPA

  • Life Assurance - for long term peace of mind

  • On site gym - take care of yourself

  • Relocation support - available

  • VISA Sponsorship - available

  • Quarterly Team Building days - we’ve done Paintballing, Go Karting & even Robot Wars

  • Pitch and make your own games on Creative Wednesdays! 

  • An amazingly well equipped office with ping pong, darts, pool tables and video games while keeping refreshed with free snacks and a stocked kitchen (we have every kind of milk imaginable)

Are You Up To The Challenge?

You will work closely with the heads of departments creating a real and active partnership with both operations and management. Your role is to provide 'real time' support and analysis, to be a trusted adviser and to add value that will assist in decision making. You will have the ability to communicate strategic and financial information in a clear and user friendly manner.

Your Team Mates

Our finance team shoulders the responsibility of monitoring the financial health of the entire company. They reason with logic, are accurate with numbers, and grasp what adds or brings tangible value to the business. And they do it with great optimism and humour.numerous  campaigns in several languages across multiple media will be second nature for you.

What Does The Job Actually Involve?

  • Preparing and presenting interesting, varied and challenging project work for key Finance stakeholders as well as other departments across both Opex and Capex in a high growth technology company where the ambition is second to none

  • Linking historical financial information to business strategies and future growth plans to help managers accelerate and grow their departments profitably

  • Building partnerships with key managers across the business and maintaining positive and supportive relationships with all these senior managers and their teams

  • Interrogating departmental P&Ls and headcount reports to ensure the accuracy of mission critical Financial information and bringing that information back into Finance accurately, concisely and in a timely manner

  • Improving the impact and understanding of financial reporting on business performance and creating the key link point between Operations, HR and Finance

  • Providing high-quality reporting and insightful analysis to inform decision making

  • Mitigating financial risk and exploiting opportunities

  • Proactively and positively challenging stakeholders to ensure financial delivery

  • Driving continuous improvement in processes and outcomes

  • Potential for rapid career development and progression

Your Hard Skills

  • ACA, ACCA or CIMA qualification

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills

  • Dynamic and highly organised

Your Soft Skills

Kwalee has grown fast in recent years but we’re very much a family of colleagues. We welcome people of all ages, races, colours, beliefs, sexual orientations, genders and circumstances, and all we ask is that you collaborate, work hard, ask questions and have fun with your team and colleagues. 

We don’t like egos or arrogance and we love playing games and celebrating success together. If that sounds like you, then please apply.

A Little More About Kwalee

Founded in 2011 by David Darling CBE, a key architect of the UK games industry who previously co-founded and led Codemasters, our team also includes legends such as Andrew Graham (creator of Micro Machines series) and Jason Falcus (programmer of classics including NBA Jam) alongside a growing and diverse team of global gaming experts.

Everyone contributes creatively to Kwalee’s success, with all employees eligible to pitch their own game ideas on Creative Wednesdays, and we’re proud to have built our success on this inclusive principle.

We have an amazing team of experts collaborating daily between our studios in Leamington Spa, Lisbon, Bangalore and Beijing, or on a remote basis from Turkey, Brazil, Cyprus, the Philippines and many more places around the world. We’ve recently acquired our first external studio, TicTales, which is based in France. 

We have a truly global team making games for a global audience, and it’s paying off: - Kwalee has been voted the Best Large Studio and Best Leadership Team at the TIGA Awards (Independent Game Developers’ Association) and our games have been downloaded in every country on earth - including Antarctica!

Finance Business Partner

Royal Leamington Spa, UK
Full time

Published on 02/27/2023

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