Financial Controller Fintech Start-up London

  • Job Reference: 431559074-2
  • Date Posted: 26 November 2021
  • Recruiter: Harmonic Group Ltd
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £60,000 to £75,000
  • Sector: Management & Supervisors
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Financial Controller | High Growth Fintech Start-up (Post Series A) | London

The Client

Harmonic Finance are delighted to be working exclusively with one of the UK's fastest growing online payment processing start-ups who have secured £12m in Series A funding. Over the past 12 months they have seen significant growth, increasing their team from 50 to 85. They are now looking to acquire a talented Financial Controller to guide the business into its next stage of growth.

This exciting company are based in a beautiful office space in Central London, the world's new 'Fintech capital'. They have a brilliant leadership team of successful entrepreneurs within Finance and are led by an impressive, approachable CFO who is building a finance function to meet their punchy strategic goals of 400% revenue growth over the next 2 years.

The business places a strong emphasis on a collaborative and supportive work environment, where you would be surrounded by visionaries with a passion and drive to scale the company to becoming the next success story in the Fintech sector.

The Role

As Financial Controller you will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the finance function and regularly reporting to the CFO. The Financial Controller will be integral in shaping and ensuring the day to day running of the finance function and will play an important role in supporting the business through future fundraises. The role is incredibly broad and is perfect for somebody who wants to be involved in all aspects of Finance across the business including commercial finance and financial control.


  • Establish and direct the forecasting and budgeting processes across the business (FP&A)
  • Support the CFO with mid-term financial planning and longer-term growth strategy, including building out a finance team
  • Production of the monthly management accounts
  • Management of the monthly close process
  • Support the CFO with ad hoc reporting and future fundraising rounds
  • Ensuring all reporting is compliant with statutory standards and financial regulations
  • Support the CFO with improving the financial model
  • Overseeing bookkeeping, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and VAT returns

What we need to see (Essential)

  • Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA)
  • Extremely smart, independent individual
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to build/develop relationships both internally and externally
  • Excited by Tech start-ups and a passion for Fintech
  • Love working in a fast-paced environment

What we would like to see (Non-essential)

  • Experience in a fast growth start-up or scale-up (ideally in Tech)
  • Experience in the Fintech sector

Salary: £60,000 - £75,000 + share options

Start date: ASAP

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