Commercial Financial Controller

Location
London (West), London (Greater)
Salary
c.£75000 - £85000 + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted
30 Apr 2021
Closes
28 May 2021
Ref
MW04864
Experience Levels
Qualified Accountant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

This is an exclusive role - Commercial Financial Controller. Exciting technology business focusing on fitness and well-being requires a Commercial Financial Controller to work closely with the owners and senior management.

We are looking for a bright, intelligent qualified accountant with 5-10 years' post-qualified experience. Ideally you will have an interest / experience of working in the technology sector.

This is a hands-on role in a start-up business. You will manage a small finance team of 2-3 people and be responsible for overseeing all areas of finance, but also acting as a commercial business partner to the owners / senior management.

You will need a mixture of solid financial / management accounting skills, coupled with financial analysis and modelling skills (advanced excel)

Responsibilities will include:

  • Manage the monthly management accounts, commentary and key reconciliations (sales/margin, balance sheet, cash etc..). 
  • Oversee monthly managment reporting on KPIs  
  • Manage year-end process including statutory accounts 
  • Oversee share capital / share option scheme
  • Ensure strong controls are in place (AP AR cash payroll etc)
  • Support and develop the business decision making process with proactive financial and commercial due diligence
  • Work woth sales/operations to deliver value-added insight into business performance/profitability
  • Budgeting & Forecasting
  • Ad hoc analysis and financial modelling on business development (projected users / profitability / costs etc..)

You will be an ACA / CIMA / ACCA qualified with a strong foundation in financial accounting, coupled with commercial analysis / financial modelling skills.

Ideally you will be from a technology background and will have strong communication skills to work with the owners / senior management and a growing team.

This is a really exciting opportunity to join a start-up technology business just as they start to take-off. They have won a number of big contracts and have ambitious plans to grow the business.

This will suit an ambitious candidate who is looking to step up to a Commercial Financial Controller position and grow with the business. It is a broad role which will encompass a wide range of financial and oprational duties. The business is dynamic and fast-growing, so it needs someone who is happy to work in a fast-moving, fluid, ever-changing environment.


 

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