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Financial Controller - PE backed

£90,000 to £95,000
Job Type
21 Sep 2022
Financial Controller Next Generation Technology Consultancy - High growth & PE backed Central London To £95,000 + Equity + Bonus (dependant on experience) This entrepreneurial, high-growth firm has experienced phenomenal year-on-year success from a standing start in 2015. Its market-disrupting model has enabled the business to deliver 50% growth over the past 2 years despite the economic uncertainty caused by the pandemic and wider global challenges. Boasting a large portfolio of blue chip clients across Europe and USA, the business works with clients to provide advice and services all centered on next generation technology. This highly profitable business recently agreed its first round of significant PE funding. This ongoing investment will help facilitate ongoing investment in people, systems and geographical expansion. To support the exciting growth plans, the business is now seeking a highly talented and ambitious Financial Controller. Reporting to the Finance Director, the role includes: Owning the majority of end-to-end finance, enhancing the current finance infrastructure to facilitate 2-3 times team and business growth over the next 3 years Leading a team of 6, coaching individuals to improved performance, implementing personal development plans and delegating effectively where appropriate Improving the financial processes, ensuring a 'no surprise's reporting structure, creating robust methodologies that allow for continued rapid business scale-up Creating high-quality management reporting, delivering forecasting, planning, budgeting and analysis Championing improved financial understanding through the business Partnering business heads, playing an active role in working across the business to drive improved top and bottom line performance Key participation in corporate projects, i.e. PE engagement and new territory expansion Overseeing payroll, statutory accounting, AP and managing external relationships including auditors The successful candidate will have a demonstrably impressive CV, having moved quickly through their career to date. A background of rapid success is an essential requirement for this role. As an individual who has successfully coached and developed a team, you will display inspiring communication skills, significant levels of EQ and impressive intellectual horsepower. Critical is demonstrable experience of successfully implementing a robust financial control structure within a rapid growth SME environment. You will have the vision to understand what the financial environment should look like in 2-3 years' time in line with the business growth plans and have the expertise to execute that plan, whilst engaging seamlessly with the business heads. A combination of a tactical and strategic mindset is key for this role. Experience of working for a PE backed business would be an advantage. An appetite to get stuck in and an ability to work at pace within an entrepreneurial culture are essential to excel within this highly exciting success story
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  • Job Reference: 717923028-2
  • Date Posted: 21 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Cedar
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £90,000 to £95,000
  • Sector: Consulting & Corporate Strategy
  • Job Type: Permanent