Financial Controller | High Growth Online Marketplace | London


Financial Controller | High Growth Online Marketplace | London

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    Financial Controller | High Growth Online Marketplace | London/Remote

    The Client

    We are proud to be working on an exclusive basis with one of Europe's fastest growing online marketplace start-ups. This year they will breach the coveted £10m mark in revenue and expect to increase their headcount from 80 to 100. They are now looking to bring in a talented Financial Controller to take the business through its next phase of growth.

    The company is part of a group structure, each entity operating in their respective territory. There would therefore be some reporting responsibilities up to group level and a chance to get involved in some intercompany consolidations.

    This exciting and dynamic business is highly tech-enabled and is therefore looking for ambitious and clever people to complement their already exciting business. The leadership is made up of serially successful entrepreneurs with Finance led by an impressive CFO who is building a finance function to match.

    The business operates with a very flat structure and a transparent and collaborative leadership style. The leadership team are all approachable, down to earth people that foster a light-hearted working environment coupled with a formidable drive and passion for success.

    The Role

    This is an opportunity to join an extremely high growth business as the Financial Controller, overseeing the entire Finance function for the UK entity including operational and commercial finance.

    The Controller will be integral in ensuring the day to day running of the company finances is in order and will play a key role in taking the business through an upcoming fundraises.


    * Total ownership of the finance function for the UK entity.
    * Regular budgeting and forecasting.
    * Building financial control solutions for risk management.
    * Business partnering with budget holders.
    * Managing and training a junior team member and reviewing and supporting with transactional finance - AP/AR/bank/credit control/tax.
    * Working with the CFO to improve processes and controls.
    * Reliable and accurate monthly reporting.
    * Assisting with the detailed annual business plan.
    * Ad hoc financial analysis.
    * Manage the audit process.

    What we need to see (Essential)

    * Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA)
    * Ability to work in a fast paced and very commercial environment.
    * A real enthusiasm for working in a start-up and won't shy away from a challenge.
    * Self-starter able to work on your own initiative and managing internal and external deadlines.
    * Strong Excel skills.

    What we would like to see (Non-Essential)

    * Experience working in a Tech start up preferred.
    * Ideally experience working with an overseas holding company.
    * Experience with Xero preferred.

    Location: London/remote

    Salary: £70k - £80k + 10% bonus + benefits

    Start date: ASAP

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