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Interim Financial Controller


£600-850 per day

South of London


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Finatal is currently partnering with a leading private equity house to recruit an interim Financial Controller for a highly acquisitive SaaS business boasting an EBITDA of c.£5m. The successful candidate will collaborate closely with the CFO on a range of complex accounting projects to support the company’s global expansion. This role is pivotal within the finance team, overseeing all financial activities, ensuring robust financial controls, and providing strategic guidance.

Responsibilities include:

  • Lead the finance team of 4 in managing financial transactions, including budgeting, forecasting, and financial reporting, while ensuring compliance with accounting standards and regulatory requirements.
  • Implement and maintain effective internal control systems to safeguard company assets and ensure financial integrity, working closely with the CFO and CEO.
  • Collaborate with senior management and the PE house to drive business performance, identify growth opportunities, and support strategic initiatives.
  • Oversee cash flow planning and manage relationships with banks and financial institutions to ensure the availability of funds as needed.


  • Qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA or equivalent) with experience in a PE-backed business.
  • Strong understanding of KPIs in the SaaS sector.
  • Proficient in financial management software and ERP systems.
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to work closely with the PE house, CFO, and CEO.