Financial Controller - Fast Growth Tech Start-Up

  • Job Reference: 431559052-2
  • Date Posted: 26 November 2021
  • Recruiter: Harmonic Group Ltd
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £65,000 to £70,000
  • Sector: Management & Supervisors
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Financial Controller - Fast Growth Tech Start-Up (Venture Capital Backed)

The Client

Harmonic are working with a Technology start-up in the Ecommerce space who have scaled up to over £30 million turnover and expect to continue scaling up to the tune of £100 million + by 2024. Much of this growth will be achieved through the launch of new product lines and a global expansion project the business are launching. Our client also secured a Series A fundraise already from some very impressive VC Funds, Private Investors and Silicon Valley.

With an already expansive footprint this is an opportunity to join an ambitious start-up as they embark on a rapid period of growth.

The environment is creative and fun but very fast-paced. They are looking to find the highest calibre people/ talent to scale the business, and this is anything but your typical 9-5 role. My client is based in one of London's 'coolest' areas of the City right on the doorstep and offer a flexible work model from the start.

The Role

The Financial Controller will work with the CFO to grow the business. This role is incredibly broad and requires someone who wants to be involved in all elements of Finance including the hands-on build-up of processes and systems as well as commercial business partnering. This is an opportunity to progress incredibly quickly as the business grows. The current finance function is outsourced so the initial responsibilities will including bringing this inhouse.

The role:

· Manage the implementation of processes and systems to support the business as it scales

· Responsible for monthly management accounts and month-end reporting

· Provide detailed and insightful P&L analysis

· Implement and produce Budgeting and Forecasting (FP&A)

· Support the CFO with creating and improving the financial model

· Ensure the company is operating under robust financial controls

· Oversee bookkeeping, AP, AR and VAT returns

· Key contact with Auditors managing year end statutory reporting (IFRS)

· Support the CFO with multiple ad-hoc projects including future fundraises

· Business Partner with multiple senior stakeholders and teams providing commercial support

· Work with the CFO to support new product launches and international expansion strategies

· Build and manage a team as the business scales

Required Experience:

· Excited by Tech start-ups and Ecommerce

· Love working in a fast-paced environment

· An eye for improving and setting up processes

· Highly intelligent and adaptable

· Excellent Communication Skills

· Confident Engaging with multiple Non-Finance Stakeholders

Preferred Backgrounds/ experience:

· Qualified Accountant ACCA / ACA / CIMA

· Prior start-up experience

Offered Package:

· Up to £70,000 (depending on experience) + Generous Options

· Start Date ASAP (can wait 3 months)