Interim Financial Controller | Electric Vehicle Scale-Up


Interim Financial Controller | Electric Vehicle Scale-Up

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    Interim Financial Controller | Electric Vehicle Scale-Up | London/remote

    The Client

    We are delighted to be working exclusively with an innovative, hyper growth Electric Vehicle (EV) scale-up business looking to revolutionise the way in which freight is transported by implementing their unique battery powered platform on an international scale.

    This is an opportunity to work for an incredibly well funded business with impressive founders that foster a hugely entrepreneurial environment. The growth plans are extremely impressive, and the business expects to be bringing in a significant amount of funding over the next few years.

    Now they are looking to hire an interim Financial Controller to run the day-to-day finances of the business, build their finance function, and support their continued expansion. The company offers a fast-paced environment, full of motivated and passionate people - if you are an over-achieving, ambitious Financial Controller with experience working in a rapidly scaling environment this is for you.

    The Role

    Reporting to the CFO the Financial Controller will be responsible for the end-to-end finance function covering both financial control and FP&A. The company is scaling rapidly so they are currently operating a very lean team which means this role will be very hands on including month end processes, production of the monthly management accounts, and oversight of budgeting, forecasting and FP&A.


    * Management of the monthly close and group consolidation process.
    * Responsibility for the production of monthly management accounts.
    * Oversight of forecasting, planning and budgeting processes (FP&A).
    * Working with the CFO and FD to improve the financial model to support expansion.
    * Improve and implement robust financial controls and processes.
    * Improve and streamline the month-end process.
    * Continuous process improvement and system implementation to support the business as it grows.
    * Ad-hoc projects working closely with the leadership team.
    * Building a team as the business scales.

    What we need to see (essential):

    * ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified.
    * Excellent communication and organisational skills.
    * Proven ability to perform under pressure.
    * Strong technical accounting skills as well as commercial skillset.
    * Strong people management and leadership skills.
    * Commercially astute.
    * Experience working in a rapidly scaling environment.
    * Ambitious and passionate about being part of a start-up/scale-up.

    What we'd like to see (bonus):

    * Experience in an environment dealing with R&D.
    * Experience in a subscription-based environment could be beneficial.

    Salary: £400 - £500/day (outside IR35)

    Start date: ASAP

    Please get in touch with Jack () on 0203 773 3530 for further information.

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