Financial Controller - Fast Growth Tech Start-Up


Financial Controller - Fast Growth Tech Start-Up

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    £60000 — £70000
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    Financial Controller - Fast Growth Fintech Start-Up (Venture Capital Backed)

    The Client

    Harmonic are working exclusively with a Technology start-up in the Fintech space who have raised a massive £15m at Series A via a two of the world's most well-respected VC funds and a successful Angel investor. They are looking to scale quickly with the planned launch of new product lines.

    With an already expansive global footprint including entry into the US market this is an opportunity to join an ambitious start-up as they embark on a rapid period of growth.

    The environment is creative and fun but very fast-paced. They are looking to find the highest calibre people/ talent to scale the business and this is anything but your typical 9-5 role. My client is based in one of London's 'coolest' areas of the City right on the doorstep of great bars and restaurants.

    The Role

    The Financial Controller will work with the CFO to grow the business. This role is incredibly broad and requires someone who wants to be involved in all elements of Finance including the hands-on build-up of processes and systems as well as commercial business partnering. This is an opportunity to progress incredibly quickly as the business grows.

    The role:

    * Manage the implementation of processes and systems to support the business as it scales
    * Responsible for monthly management accounts and month-end reporting
    * Provide detailed and insightful P&L analysis
    * Implement and produce Budgeting and Forecasting (FP&A)
    * Support the CFO with creating and improving the financial model
    * Ensure the company is operating under robust financial controls
    * Oversee bookkeeping, AP, AR and VAT returns
    * Key contact with Auditors managing year end statutory reporting (IFRS)
    * Support the CFO with multiple ad-hoc projects including future fundraises
    * Business Partner with multiple senior stakeholders and teams providing commercial support
    * Work with the CFO to support new product launches and international expansion strategies
    * Build and manage a team as the business scales

    Required Experience:

    * Excited by Tech start-ups and Fintech
    * Love working in a fast-paced environment
    * An eye for improving and setting up processes
    * Highly intelligent and adaptable
    * Excellent Communication Skills
    * Confident Engaging with multiple Non-Finance Stakeholders

    Preferred Backgrounds/ experience:

    * Qualified Accountant (ACA preferred)
    * Prior start-up experience

    Offered Package:

    * £60,000 - £70,000 (depending on experience) + Generous Equity Package + Annual Bonus
    * Start Date ASAP (can wait 3 months)

    Please get in touch at or give me a call on 0203 773 3530.

    Please feel free to circulate this with any friends or contacts that may be interested.

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