Finance Manager | Post Series C Fintech Scale-Up

Role:

Finance Manager | Post Series C Fintech Scale-Up

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Salary
    £45000 — £55000
    Per annum + 20% bonus
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Finance Manager | Post Series C Fintech Scale-Up | London



    We are excited to be working with one of London's most exciting Fintech success stories that're redefining financial products with admirable intentions! After raising significant sums of capital in their recent funding rounds, they are looking to bring in a high calibre Finance Manager to bolster their finance team.



    This exciting scale-up has created a new proposition in the market providing financial services to individuals and giving them access to better value financial products. The business' goal really is to do good and make people's lives better which it has succeeded in doing over the past 5 or 6 years!



    They are extremely well funded with a large institutional investor, a heavy hitting PE firm and an investment bank backing them, and after a lot of R&D they are partnering with their investors on new financial products and instruments that continue to disrupt the fintech space.



    The company is truly in scale-up mode, and they have eyes on an IPO in the next few years with their most recent valuation being close to one third of a £billion. They currently operate in both the UK and the US and have a great culture including an impressive approach to working from home.



    The role

    They are now looking for a talented Finance Manager, reporting into the Group Financial Controller, to join the team as the company heads into its next phase of growth. As Finance Manager you will be responsible for overseeing a variety of day-to-day operational activities across the finance function with a strong emphasis on being responsible for the company's financial and regulatory reporting. Operating in a fast-paced, rapidly growing environment, you will have the opportunity to use your expertise to build and reshape accounting and control processes.



    Responsibilities

    * Ultimately responsible for managing the yearly external audit. Ensuring that the financial and regulatory reports are compliant.
    * Deliver monthly consolidated and individual entity management accounts with insightful analysis alongside
    * Ensuring transactions are compliant with up-to-date VAT rules and that VAT submissions are made within deadlines
    * Manage the relationship with the company's partners and prepare monthly reports for them
    * Continuously review and improve processes and systems
    * Extensive ad-hoc projects to support the business as they grow and as the finance function expands
    * Business Partner with other departments of the business to ensure the Finance team is fully aware of all ongoing activities



    What we need to see (essential)

    * Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA)
    * Enthusiastic and excited about working in a fast-growth start-up environment, particularly in the Fintech sector
    * Incredibly ambitious with a strong desire to continue developing their skillset
    * Excellent communication skills and technically very strong
    * A willingness to "roll your sleeves up" and get stuck in across finance
    * Strong attention to detail and ability to manage high volumes of work



    What we would like to see (bonus)

    * Experience within Financial Services or Fintech (ideally within lending) or within a regulated business
    * Had previous ownership of management accounting
    * Advanced skills in Excel
    * Strong VAT and technical accounting skills
    * Experience in a fast growth scale-up or start-up



    Salary: Up to £55,000 + 20% bonus

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