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Financial Controller - Leading SaaS Fintech

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £75000.00 - £80000.00 per annum per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Accountancy & Finance
  • Contact: Alex Pughe
  • Contact Email:
  • Expiry Date: 03 February 2023
  • Job Ref: JO0000012018_1672850638

Our client is a leading SaaS Fintech that provides cutting edge software to leading banking and financial institutions across the Globe.

Due to continued growth, they are seeking to hire an experienced, confident and results-driven Financial Controller to head up one of the it's most profitable divisions.


You will be responsible for the consolidation and reporting of the global SaaS financials and key metrics through working closely with the regional finance teams and SaaS business management and providing insight on performance and opportunities.

Key Responsibilities

  • You will manage the monthly 4 quarter rolling plan and quarterly multi-year view for the SaaS business through close collaboration with business cost owners and in line with timelines
  • You will work with and challenge the regional financial controllers to ensure that the SaaS revenues are accurate and in line with sales forecasts and delivery
  • You will provide insight of financial performance versus budget, prior forecast and prior year to give clear insight to management and finance stakeholders
  • You will have regular engagement with SaaS cost owners to drive spend in line with approved budgets
  • You will be supporting strategic initiatives with complex financial modelling to drive informed management decision making. This can include client and business scenarios
  • You will evolve the SaaS control matrix and ensure continuous adherence by the regions
  • You will work closely with the Finance team to optimize public cloud spend
  • You will establish close engagement with the systems team to ensure SaaS accounting and reporting is appropriately supported

Skills & Experience

  • You should have minimum 4+ year's post-practice experience in Finance/Control/Accounting in industry
  • You should have previous Financial Controller role experience with SaaS background considered favourably
  • You should be commercially minded with genuine interest to work in a high growth business with various opportunities to be involved in a wide range of activities
  • You should have capacity to work independently on their own initiative and take ownership of issues and deliverables, with a desire to develop themselves and others
  • You should have strong team spirit, good at building relationships across the business
  • You should have in depth understanding of Finance and Business Control requirements in an IT/Software Business Environment is desirable
  • You should have experience in implementing and improving financial systems and processes in-house
  • You should be a qualified accountant - ACA/ACCA/CIMA or international equivalent
  • You should have good communication skills, analytical and critical thinking


  • Care about driving Cost efficiencies within the business
  • Commit to evolving the SaaS function globally and have a sense of empowerment
  • Collaborate with Senior Leaders within the organization
  • Challenge the Business on cost initiatives, existing processes and innovate within the Finance function

We value applications from people from all walks of life; if you are excited to be part of our journey and want to make a real impact, we would love to hear from you.