An international Venture Capitalist backed FinTech business, who were founded in 2016 and recently secured funding, is recruiting a new Financial Controller. You will report to the CFO and manage a team. It is a great business, who hire brilliant people, have a highly collaborative culture and a strong sense of social purpose. The business is scaling fast and the recruitment of this role is part of the next stage of their development.
As Financial Controller you will take the company through the next phase of growth. You will take full responsibility for all financial operations and external reporting. You will build and reshape existing accounting and control processes appropriate for a very fast-paced and growing business. This will include all financial reporting and analysis, developing systems, and setting up finance teams overseas. Specifically, you will deliver monthly consolidated management accounts; prepare SPV accounts; lead the budgeting and forecasting process; handle the audit, deal with regulators, tax and compliance issues. You will also manage operational finance and manage the relationship with outsourced accounting firm (e.g. payroll, expenses, payments). You will start to develop effective treasury and liquidity management and support the business on securing new lines of funding. Due to the nature of the business you will be heavily involved in a significant number of ad hoc projects.
The successful candidate will be a qualified chartered accountant (ACA or equivalent) passionate about businesses, technology and joining a start-up. You will gain credibility immediately, work autonomously and strategically, whilst delivering to strict reporting deadlines. You will possess the ability to build a finance function in a multi-jurisdictional and multi-currency environment and demonstrate great adaptability.
You will either possess previous experience or a good understanding of: financial lending or working in a regulated environment, international exposure, and setting up financial reporting processes and controls in very high growth start up VC backed environment.
There is competitive basic salary, bonus and benefits on offer for the successful candidate. You will also get the opportunity to join a high growth VC backed FinTech business at a key and exciting stage in their development.
£75 – 80,000 + bens + bonus.
Based: Central London