Finance Controller
£90,000 per annum
London
Ref: JI4879

The Opportunity:

A PE backed software company is looking for a commercially minded Financial Controller to take full end-to-end responsibility for accounting and reporting within the business. Key to this role is the ability to produce accurate and timely management information and present analysis of this for non-Finance people. The business has an enviable track record of growth and investment and an impressive blue-chip client list.

The Role:

Management of all finance and accounting operations, including invoicing, revenue recognition, credit control, approvals and accounts payable.

Production of timely and accurate management accounts, KPIs and financial forecasts to tight deadlines.

Analysis and insight of management information for key stakeholders in the business.

Ownership of the budget process and preparation.

Overseeing all payrolls, on an international basis.

Local, state and governmental reporting requirements and tax filings (UK and US).

Forecasting and planning: sales and revenue, costs and staffing.

Managing detailed Excel models with integrated P&L, B/S and Cashflow; maintaining a dynamic three-year model and flexing periodically for changing management assumptions.

Cashflow management.

Delivering a full clean audit and statutory accounts.

Advising on systems and processes to ensure finance department adherence to internal controls, compliance and security standards.

Partnering with business stakeholders to drive performance throughout the business.

Implementation of best practice throughout; attention to detail.

Managing and mentoring the finance team.

About You:

Proven experience as an SME Financial Controller with 5+ years post qualification experience.

CIMA, ACCA or ACA qualified. Big 4 preferred.

Previous experience working for a business with a SaaS model

Ability to be hands on within a fast-paced, lean team in a growth environment.

Strong stakeholder management skills and business partnering with non-finance people.

Strong Excel skills.

Line management experience.

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