Financial Controller – Fintech

  • Location

    Slough

  • Specialism:

    Accountancy & Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £80,000 - £90,000 per year

  • Contact:

    James King

  • Contact email:

    james.king@altumconsulting.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    JK-3596

  • Published:

    23 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-10-20

  • Consultant:

    ConsultantDrop

​Altum are currently supporting a very exciting high growth fintech and data company to help them find an experienced ambitious Financial Controller. The company is currently expanding rapidly with new products and new international markets, so this is an opportunity to join a fast paced, dynamic and growing business where you can have an impact on the company and their customers. The role will be reporting to the Finance Director in regard to all financial and accounting activities leading the rest of the finance team.

Key responsibilities:

  • Manage the preparation of monthly management accounts and budgeting

  • Oversee all company accounts and investments

  • Create monthly and annual reports to identify results, trends, and financial forecasts

  • Manage cash flow by tracking transactions and regularly reviewing internal reports

  • Supervise and manage financial department staff, including accountants and financial assistants

  • Develop, motivate and lead finance team members by clarifying roles and providing helpful feedback

  • Suggest improvements for finance systems, including payroll and invoicing

  • Develop budgets and financial plans and regularly to look for cost reduction opportunities

  • Review and approve Balance Sheet reconciliations and ensure that outstanding issues are resolved on a timely basis

  • Examine all financial reports and data closely to check for discrepancies

  • Assist the FD in presenting reports to senior executives, stakeholders, and board members

Who they are looking for:

  • Bachelor's degree or master's degree in accounting, business, economics, finance, or a related field. ACA, ACCA or CIMA qualified

  • Several years of experience in a business or finance environment with management experience

  • Able to communicate clearly, both oral and written, using a range of techniques and styles to ensure that communication is timely, clear and effective

  • Able to adapt to a complex, ever changing work environment including adopting a flexible approach and reacting positively to changing circumstances

  • Inspire and generate respect from staff by giving clear direction, consultation and encouragement

  • Recognising the importance of employee development by giving constructive feedback and support and enabling everyone to develop their full potential

  • Prior experience with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)