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Head of Controls and Reporting



Central London


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The Opportunity:

Finatal is exclusively partnered with a highly profitable Software portfolio company, which has just gone through a Private Equity transaction. The Group FD is looking to bring in a technically savvy, holistic-thinking Head of Controls and Reporting to professionalize systems and processes across the group and bring in automation and innovative controls with an eye to the big picture.

The leading Private Equity fund has ambitious plans for this business, so it will be a high-growth and dynamic environment, giving an exciting opportunity to get involved at the start of this journey. 


• Leading a team of 6 management accountants.

•Overseeing the consolidation of statutory accounts.

•Overseeing the completion and review of month-end reconciliations.

•Coordinating with external advisors.

•Overseeing the group audit.

• Developing controls across the whole of finance.

• Automating and increasing the speed of the day close process.

• Being hands-on with the billing system while identifying opportunities for improvement.

• Implementing process change across the business.

• Working closely with the Group FC and CFO on ad hoc tasks.


• ACA or ACCA qualified at a top firm.

• Experience managing a team in the industry.

• Strong technical skillset.

• Strategic thinker with the ability to step back from the detail.

• Experience automating and speeding up processes.

• Ability to get stuck in with processes while thinking critically about improvements.

• Ability to innovate and create change.