Finance Manager / Finance Controller, Tech Start-Up Culture, Non-Corporate, Rapidly Growing Company

South East London, London
23 Jul 2017
22 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Summary of Role: Responsible for accounting, supplier payment, banking and credit control processes of Tecknuovo Ltd.

The Company: Tecknuovo are a DevOps & Cloud Niche IT Recruitment Start-up operating out of London Bridge / Borough based offices. We are a small, professional outfit with a huge focus on quality of process and customer service. A Finance Manager would be joining a rapidly growing company with ambitions for being part of the Fast Track 100 by 2018. This will be full time role with a potential global remit based on our expansion plans into Europe and the US.

Specific Responsibilities for the Finance Manager / Finance Controller:

• Monthly accounts preparation (in Xero)
• Cash management including liaison with bank
• Quarterly VAT returns
• Staff payroll and expenses (including credit cards)
• Purchase invoice processing including supplier (contractor) payments
• Credit control
• Liaison with external accountants for the preparation of year end accounts and tax returns
• Investigate and participate in scoping out different Geographies including New York, Amsterdam and Berlin. Taxation law, currency, etc.
• Hire, Manage and build Accounting function as and when applicable

Professional contacts within the role:

• Reports to Tecknuovo MD, with dotted line to TecknuovoFD
• Close working relationship with the Tecknuovo Operations Manager who handles contractor pay/bill operations (in ETZ). Shared responsibility at end of month
• Daily contact with the Tecknuovo sales organization
• Regular contact with the bank and professional advisors

Person Profile:

• Experienced in preparing accounts for an SME
• Good level of accounting knowledge, ideally with qualification such as AAT
• A team player with excellent interpersonal skills
• Highly self-motivated
• Incredibly organized
• Loyal, trustworthy & passionate about growing a small business
• Good communication skills and an ability to convey financial information to non-finance members of staff
• Good knowledge of accounting applications such as Xero