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Group Financial Controller - PE backed Software business

  • Location: London
  • Salary: Up to £80000.00 per annum per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 28 days ago

  • Sector: Accountancy & Finance
  • Contact: Graham Thornton
  • Contact Email: gt@cedarrecruitment.com
  • Start Date: 25/04/2022
  • Expiry Date: 25 May 2022
  • Job Ref: JO0000010811_1650893230

PE Backed Technology business

Group Financial Controller

Central London + Working from Home hybrid model

Circa £80,000

This PE backed software business has doubled in revenue over the past 6 years and expanded its original UK footprint to now operating across several international territories.

It is now seeking a dynamic and charismatic Group Financial Controller. Reporting to the CFO and managing a team of 4, the role includes:

  • Own day-to-day finance, spanning financial control, FP&A, management reporting, cash management, statutory accounting etc
  • Ensure a continued 'no surprises' financial control and reporting function that facilitates the continued scale up of the business
  • Identify areas for improvement across the existing function and execute the appropriate enhancements
  • Deliver management packs fit for Board and external shareholder consumption
  • Partner the commercial team, working closely to deliver optimum business performance
  • Rapidly build cross-functional relationships, quickly building trust and credibility across the business and external advisors where appropriate
  • Accounting support on future corporate finance activities
  • Engage with and influence the senior leadership team
  • Assess the financial risk of all business operations, investments, and innovations
  • Work closely with department heads on budget, commercial opportunities, capital expenditure and investments

Candidate requirements:

  • Experience of delivering Financial Control and FP&A with a rapid paced environment
  • Demonstrably high levels of credibility and gravitas
  • Dynamic, driven and energised approach to delivery
  • Significant levels of emotional intelligence
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Team management
  • Experience of working within a SME and/or PE environment would be an advantage
  • Either an experienced Financial Controller or an individual looking for their first Financial Controller position