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Financial Controller

Job Title: Financial Controller
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
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Salary: £55000 - £75000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Reference: 3613863_1565012459
Contact Name: Lara Swan
Contact Email: daxtra.ukit@hays.com
Job Published: August 05, 2019 14:41

Job Description

Financial Controller role in a private equity backed insurance business

Your new company
This is an MGA/Insurance broker that's going through a major period of change and growth. They are focused on growing and acquiring new businesses over the next few years, with plans to double their revenue over the next year or so and comprehensive private equity backing. They are an international business with a number of subsidiaries reporting into the parent and have offices in the UK as well as

Your new role
This role reports into the Finance Director and takes ownership of the finance function on a day to day basis. You will be tasked with improving processes and controls in order to support the growth of the business, as well as leading a team of 5, helping to upskill them to match the pace of the business. You will also be involved in M&A work, as well as helping to devise investor reports, budgets and forecasts. Key responsibilities include:

  • Management of the finance team
  • Ad hoc reporting
  • Investor reports
  • Cash flow forecasting
  • Point of contact for the audits
  • Process improvements
  • Financial analysis


What you'll need to succeed
You will need to be a fully qualified accountant with experience either working in practice, or within a finance team in industry. The confidence to lead a team and work directly with senior leadership is essential, as well as being adaptable enough to work in a fast-paced private equity environment.

What you'll get in return
In return you will be part of a fast growing, private equity backed business with plan to acquire a number of businesses over the next few years. You will have the autonomy to run the function and to implement controls and processes as you see fit. This is a great place to help support a team and business manage comprehensive change, coming with a competitive salary bonus and benefits scheme. You will also working closely with the FD and CFO, both of which have impressive experience across financial services and private equity in particular.

What you need to do now
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