Head of Finance

Capital On Tap
London (Greater)
09 Jun 2018
14 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description

Capital on Tap is a fintech start-up offering an innovative lending facility to small businesses in the UK. Our ground-breaking technology directly challenges and redefines traditional banking facilities, helping our customers access instant funding to grow their business.

Far from a beige cube farm, our corporate headquarters in London is designed to support a dynamic, relaxed and fun culture complete with pool table, beer tap and office dog.

The Role

Reporting directly to the CFO this is a senior management position, but you’ll need to roll up your sleeves and get stuck in from the start.

This role provides the opportunity to shape the finance policies, systems and procedures of a high-growth fintech startup. Full autonomy with no micromanaging and no hand-holding.

What you’ll be doing

It will be your sole responsibility to deliver:

  • Board financial information pack and monthly management accounts including: cash reconciliations, variance analysis and monitoring performance verses budget

  • Leading external audits and preparation of Group Statutory Accounts, compliant with FRS 102

  • Leading key projects such as migration to IFRS

  • Continued development of the finance team and systems to enable a scalable Finance function.

  • Strong technical knowledge, with an emphasis on planning and control.

In addition, the successful candidate will:

  • Ensure continued compliance with accounting policies and suggest / implement improvements as and when required,

  • Work closely with Heads of Departments and Directors to assist with the production of annual budget and business performance

  • Manage Monthly payroll / Pension, Accounts Payable & Receivables and VAT returns

What we are looking for

  • Experience of working within a similar role or function (preferable within the fintech / finance industry)

  • Experienced in successfully managing year end audit processes and statutory submissions,

  • Track record of continually recognising and implementing improvements to finance / accounting policies and procedures whilst reducing costs

  • ACA or ACCA Qualified accountant working in accounting positions for a minimum of 7+ years

  • Preferably trained whilst working for one of the “big four”

What you get in return

We also try not to take ourselves too seriously (all the time) so we make sure our office is decked out with a pool table, shuffleboard, arcade machine, beer tap, and couple office dogs thrown in for good measure. In addition to a great environment in a buzzing location we also offer:

  • A competitive salary

  • An opportunity to grow and develop – we give every employee £1,000 a year to grow their skills outside the company

  • Private healthcare

  • 28 days paid holiday

  • Travel card loan and/or cycle to work scheme

Company DescriptionFounded in 2012, Capital on Tap is on a mission to help small businesses thrive. We believe small business owners are the foundation for growth in our economy, and yet today’s banking system has left them behind. To date, we have partnered with over 40,000 businesses across the UK deploying funding facilities of over £400 million to customers ranging from small and micro-retailers up to multinational supply chain groups.

What makes us different? We view ourselves as a technology company first, we just happen to be in finance as this is the best way we can help businesses achieve their dreams. We have built a dynamic and vibrant culture where our employee’s opportunities for growth are as big as their ambitions.

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