Financial Controller

Recruiter
MarketInvoice
Location
London, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
13 Sep 2019
Closes
17 Sep 2019
Ref
1256958205
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Role This role is perfect for a technical detail orientated qualified accountant who is keen to apply her/his skills in fast-growing fintech scale-up. The nature of our business and complexities of our capital structure are evolving, and as Financial Controller you will ensure that the financial reporting and control environments grow with the business. If you feel at home in the detail, have strong technical skills, and are motivated by implementing process improvements to shape business outcomes, look no further! What you will do * Take technical ownership of accounting principles and policies based on UK GAAP. * Accounting for special-purpose-vehicle structures. * Consolidation of accounting reports and record across multiple entities. * Lead the monthly accounting closure of the books of the company with a focus on timely and accurate reporting. * Lead the annual closure of the books of the company including the production of supporting schedules and journal entries, including consolidations as and where applicable. * Manage the year-end audit process including on-time delivery of audited financials, relationship management with auditors and control over audit expenses. * Management of accounting and financial systems including expense controls, payroll (with HR), invoicing (with operations), bookkeeping records, accounting records and supporting systems. * Bank account and cash management including operational control over company bank accounts and credit cards, bank reconciliations and payments (accounts payables, expenses, subscriptions, staff reimbursements). * Project lead for accounting projects such as accounting system migrations and improvements. * Manage taxation compliance including submissions to HMRC and managing relationship with tax advisers and consultants. * Analyse variance in financial reporting in order to check for discrepancies, explain variances, and aid business decision making. * Budgetary control over expenses, including working with line management (sales, operations, risk and other department heads) in terms of costs control and spending. * Operational finance: Expenses, payments, and transactional processing, including bookkeeping. * Ensure financial reporting and the control environments are fit for purpose, and comply with regulatory and governance requirements. About Us Online business lending with the X-factor - The Times We believe that finance has moved on with technology - and were here to make it work better for businesses. We want to help entrepreneurs spend more time on ideas and less time worrying about their cash flow. So what makes us different? With our smart online platform, were making it quick and easy for UK companies to access business finance. But its not just about the tech. Our people are our greatest asset and one of the best things about working at MarketInvoice. Were a team of bright and talented people from all over the world, who work together to get things done. Positivity is key to our culture, which means we support each other and have a lot of fun along the way. At MarketInvoice, the opportunity for growth is as big as your ambition. We challenge ourselves to learn more and to think in different ways. In fintech, things move quickly - but thats part of the adventure. Our values matter and as part of the team, theyll be yours too. #MakeItHappen | #1Team1Dream | #AlwaysBeLearning Hear from our Co-Founder, Anil Stocker, on his favourite MarketInvoice moment: Requirements Fully qualified accountant with very strong technical skills across UK GAAP, IFRS and UK taxes. 5-8 years of experience with at least 3 years at top 10 accounting firm. Experience in UK GAAP, consolidation of financial entities, technical accounting of financial instruments and the preparation of statutory accounts are essential for this role. The ideal candidate will have strong attention to detail, a high level of accuracy in his/her work, be able to work calmly under deadline pressures (month-end, year-end, budget), be able to work cross-functionally in a team environment, and work independently with self-direction. Benefits As well as the opportunity to progress your career at one of the UKs hottest FinTech companies, you will receive: * A competitive salary * Best in class share options scheme * Innovation Days * Enhanced maternity leave * Amazon Kindle and unlimited ebook downloads * Career progression and development * Private health coverage and half-price Virgin Active gym membership * Mentoring from industry leaders * 25 days annual leave per year, plus birthday off! * A great office (complete with roof terrace, awesome facilities and a communal feel) in the heart of Shoreditch. We will do our best to reply to all applications, however, if you have not had a response within 4 weeks, please assume your application has not been successful. How will we use the information about you? We will use your data to process your application, to allow us to assess your suitabilit

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