Due to rapid expansion, an Online Software business is recruiting a Financial Controller reporting to the CFO. The company are VC backed and in significant growth. This role will be responsible for leading the function and building on the continued success of the company. The business has performed incredibly well and is in the next phase of their expansion strategy.
This role will be leading the function. This is very much a hands on role and you will be leading all aspects of finance. You will be responsible for end to end financial reporting and delivery of accurate, timely, relevant reporting and accounting information. E.g. management accounts, investor reporting and the audit. Strive to improve systems and processes on an ongoing basis and take ownership of the month end close process. You will also be responsible for all cash flow management. This role will also be responsible for all Financial Control Review overhead costs and come up with solutions to reduce spend where possible. You will also be involved in Business Partnering with non finance driving insightful analytics to enhance both performance and profitability. There will be significant stakeholder engagement supporting the Leadership Team on ad hoc strategic projects e.g. International expansion.
The successful candidate will be a fully qualified accountant who can demonstrate the ability to work in a fast-paced environment; understand the scope of a fast growing business; ideally managed and developed a team. Naturally, you will be highly organised, and possesses excellent attention to detail, advanced skills in Excel and be technically excellent. This an exciting proposition which will allow you to make a real impact and have a big focus on building financial teams, processes, and systems. Experience of SAAS/Technology sector would be highly desirable but not essential. US GAAP experience (certainly IFRS is highly sought after). French Language skills would be distinctly advantageous though again is not essential.
This is an excellent opportunity which will be based in Central London but working from home is fully operational. This role is paying a strong basic salary of £80,000 - £90,000 plus bonus and benefits.