Role: Financial Controller
Searching on behalf of a rapidly growing FinTech data analytics company for a detail orientated Financial Controller. Based in London, this SME provides Credit Consensus Ratings and Analytics, derived from leading global financial institutions.
Ideal candidate is a mid-level Financial Controller, who is a strong self-starter with the willingness to learn and develop as the company moves into the next phase of its growth. Must be-a qualified financial professional with a background of in-house finance or from a professional services background.
Reporting to the Finance Director and CEO, the Financial Controller will manage and support all day-to-day accounting functions (including AP/AR, payroll, monthly management accounts, treasury/cash management, expenses, coordinating with UK/US advisors on tax filings).
The Financial Controller would work closely with HR, Corporate Development, and other departments.
Relevant experience in financial control or analysis
Self-starter: proactive with an ability to work under pressure and deliver to deadlines
Calmness under pressure and excellent prioritisation skills
CA / CPA / ACA / ACCA / CIMA or equivalent qualification
Thorough understanding of financial control: income and expenses
Strong accounting skills with knowledge and experience of UK GAAP preferred; no previous tax experienced required
Strong communication skills (both written and spoken)
Strong team worker and partnership skills
Excellent analytical skills
Eligible to work in the UK