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Financial Controller - PE Backed

  • Location: London, Greater London, England
  • Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + bonus / package per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 12 days ago

  • Sector: Recently Qualified Finance
  • Contact: Jordan Cheadle
  • Contact Email:
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 13 August 2021
  • Job Ref: JO0000009473_1626246007

Financial Controller

PE backed Media



Exclusive role: A private equity backed Media business is seeking to appoint a Financial Controller to join their rapidly expanding London office. Reporting directly into the impressive CFO; you will have exposure to all M&A activities whilst having overall responsibility for the finance function.

The business has significant backing and aggressive growth plans - this is an opportunity for an ambitious individual to have a clear route to become Finance Director in the next 2-3 years.

Key responsibilities:

  • Preparation of annual budgets and subsequent re-forecasts
  • Preparation of monthly actuals, variance analysis vs. budget - with assistance from direct reports
  • Be a 'Number 2' to the CFO and deputise in his absence
  • Be a true 'business partner' for the London office
  • Work with CFO on financial audit
  • Assist CFO with short- and long-term planning
  • Ad hoc M&A work (circa 25% of the role)

Key requirements:

  • Qualified accountant - ACA practice trained preferred
  • Strong experience gained in industry
  • Articulate and ambitious, with an appetite to work in a fast-growing business


  • £70-75,000 + bonus
  • Strong package and quick career progression!