Financial Controller - start-ups

  • Location

    City of London

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance, Charity Finance

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £ 80,000

  • Contact:

    Robbie Anderson

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    FC - RA

  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Expiry date:


​A rapidly growing life sciences investor is currently recruiting for a Financial Controller to join its group on a permanent basis and help build a back office function for its latest acquisitions. This is an excellent position that will lead to strong growth prospects in the long-term, with a route to Finance Director and beyond. It should suit a candidate with a strong finance background, ideally within audit and then within life sciences or a related sector and some exposure to SMEs or start-ups. The role will pay circa £80,000 per annum (possibly negotiable) and very good benefits including a competitive bonus.

As the Financial Controller your role will involve:

- Setting up systems, processes and controls for the companies

- Recruiting a team that suits the ongoing needs of the companies

- Setting the annual budget

- Month end tasks

- Completing the financial year-end and working with the auditors

- Facilitating the growth of the companies

The ideal candidate will:

- Be a qualified accountant (ACA or equivalent) and have experience working within an audit setting

- Have an interest and ideally experience in life sciences or a related sector

- Have experience setting up systems in processes, ideally within an SME or start-up environment

To apply for this excellent role please submit your CV to the email address provided.