Financial Controller | Heroic Group

published 02 October 2023


Esports - a popular revolution

Esports is a hyper-expansive industry with more than 500 million fans today and another million added on tomorrow. During the past decade, the industry has rocketed to become a multi-billion-dollar industry with big players seeking to position themselves. From venture capitalists to private equity to behemoth-sized tech companies, huge investments are being made as we have only discovered the tip of the iceberg in terms of potential and possibilities. Moreover, the industry has quickly risen to 1,6 billion viewers and is now catching on with the general public.

Financial Controller Wanted: Help Steer Our Accelerated Growth

As the Financial Controller, you will work closely with the company's CFO and be an integral part of the finance team responsible for preparing key financial materials and analysis for decision-making at the executive management level. You will play a critical role in managing and overseeing our company's financial activities, ensuring data accuracy, and providing insights that guide strategic decisions.

We hope to attract an ambitious candidate, with a 3-5 years proven track-record working in a high-performance environment.While experience in esports or related fields is a plus, the key is a genuine interest in enhancing our financial capabilities and supporting our growth journey.

Key responsibilities

  • Financial Reporting: Support the preparations of accurate and timely financial statements, including income statements, balance sheets, and cash flow statements.
  • Budgeting and Forecasting: Assist in the development of annual budgets and long-term financial forecasts. Monitor actual performance against budgets and provide analysis of variances.
  • Financial Analysis: Conduct in-depth financial analysis to identify trends, opportunities, and areas for improvement. Provide insights and recommendations to the management group.
  • Strategic Planning Support: Collaborate with the CFO to develop financial strategies that align with the Heroic Group’s overall strategic objectives. Participate in strategic planning discussions and provide financial insights to support decision-making.
  • Cash Management: Manage cash flow and optimize working capital. Monitor banking activities and ensure adequate liquidity.
  • Compliance: Ensure compliance with financial regulations and reporting requirements, staying updated on industry standards.
  • Audit: Coordinate external audits of Heroic Group and its subsidiaries.
  • Process Improvement: Identify opportunities for process improvement and efficiency in financial operations. Implement best practices and streamline financial processes.

Academic and professional background

Minimum requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, or related field
  • 3-5 years of relevant work experience in financial management or related roles, including experience in advisory and auditing firms
  • Strong analytical skills to evaluate financial data, assess the impact of business decisions, and make data-driven recommendations
  • Proficiency in financial software and tools

Personal qualifications

  • Ambitious and results driven
  • Attention to details
  • Energetic and hardworking
  • Ability to establish senior-level business relationships
  • Excellent communication skills in Norwegian and English
  • A desire to learn more about esports, specifically the business side of things

What Heroic offers

  • Early entry, hereunder the ability to impact our long-term direction
  • Secured funding, competitive salary
  • Ambitious and competent colleagues with diverse personal and professional backgrounds
  • Dynamic and fun work environment, with people and culture as the pinnacle for growth
  • Opportunity to gain unique esports competency from “the inside”
  • International environment; Nordics as our base and the world as our playground
  • Big screens, powerful computers, ergonomic gaming chairs, and free flow of energy drinks

The role reports to the Chief Financial Officer.

Workplace is at Heroic’s HQ in Oslo.

Enquiries regarding the position can be addressed to Gro Eriksen ( All inquiries are treated confidentially.


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