Director of Finance (Algorithmic Trading), Malta

fdu’s Search Practice is recruiting a Director of Finance for a highly profitable Algorithmic Trading business to be based at their Head Office in Malta. Our Client invests in diverse global sports market places and is growing rapidly. They are the leader in their field by utilising cutting edge data analytics and highly innovative trading techniques. The purpose of the hire is to identify an individual who can succeed the current Chief Financial Officer in a relatively short time frame.

For more information

Please contact Steve Evans

D: +44 (0) 20 3196 0785
M: +44 (0) 7469 857 085

Key responsibilities:

  • Overall financial management and stewardship of the business.

  • Leading and developing the core Finance team and a team of Data Analysts.

  • Optimisation of company financial performance: Maintenance of a highly effective and efficient financial control and reporting framework.

  • Scoping, identification and implementation of a new management reporting suite.

  • Analysing key financial and business trends and from this the production of meaningful and insightful advice and recommendations to continually improve business performance.

  • Business Partnering with the Executive Team, Investors and Shareholders.

Your profile:

  • A qualified accountant with strong academic profile, you must have at least 10 years’ experience gained in a fast-paced International business.

  • Ideally relevant (data heavy) sector experience i.e. Hedge Fund, Insurance, Algorithmic Trading, Gaming etc.

  • Technically strong in all aspects of financial control and reporting.

  • Previous experience of successfully implementing a sophisticated reporting suite.

  • Highly analytical with excellent financial modelling skills.

  • A strong leadership profile; previous experience of managing Data Analysts would be beneficial.

  • Dedicated to continual learning you must have superb communication and influencing skills.

  • Delivery focused, Innovative, Self-motivated, Collaborative, Culturally aware.

  • An interest in sports specifically football and horse racing.

Salary guide:

  • Highly competitive base salary.

  • Bonus.

  • Benefits.

  • Comprehensive relocation allowance.

  • Future equity participation.