Part Time Financial Controller – Fintech Business

Job Title: Part Time Financial Controller – Fintech Business
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: 55000 - 70000 Pro Rata
Reference: BAV2254
Contact Name: Ben Vickers
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Job Published: May 29, 2020 15:09

Job Description

Are you an experienced Financial Controller or Manager in practice, looking to upgrade to a niche, rapidly growing international Fintech business based in Zone one Central London? Are you looking to start a new role in June or July? Are you looking for a part time role where you can work reduced hours 5 days a week (between 20 and 25 hours a week, working core 10am to 2pm hours) in a role which will allow you to spend half of your time working remotely from home? Are you looking for a high profile position where you can really make your mark on a niche business and help improve the systems, controls and procedures of a growing and very profitable Fintech business? Managing the firms overall finance function and financial control responsibilities, your role will include: preparation of monthly management accounts and board reports, identifying and implementing process improvements to improve efficiency, cash management, sales ledger, purchase ledger, working with the external accountants to produce the annual statutory accounts, assisting with the annual audit, consolidation of all accounts across the group, VAT returns, confirmation statements and Companies House submissions, working with the overseas office to help with overseas filings, CAP Table and Share Option scheme maintenance, Assist in the tax and regulatory reporting requirements of local entities and maintenance of financial/HR policies and procedures. You will report directly to the owner of the business and the CFO who is based abroad. Your role will be varied, high level and rewarding and progression and financial reward is expected for the right candidate.

To be considered for this role you must either be a Financial Controller, or a Manager / Senior Manager in practice looking to move in house. Ideally you must have experience of working within Fintech or financial services, or if you are currently working in practice, have worked on financial services or technology clients. You must be ACA qualified and ideally have around 5+ years or more post qualification experience. Personality is key for this role, the firm wants someone who is entrepreneurial, happy to adapt to change, and is always looking to make improvements. You must also be happy to work in a hands on role. The business has a reasonably low volume (but high value) of transactions each month. The firm want someone who is looking to be part of something new and a business that is rapidly growing, being in the firm at the early stages of its growth. The role will also involve numerous projects to complete, so you must be happy and able to undertake project work. You must be strong technically and be able to adapt to a rapidly changing environment. You must have experience of IFRS / FRS and have strong statutory accounts, management accounts experience as well as current regulatory/compliance issues and accounting standards. You must also be looking to work part time in a flexible working arrangement, (5 days a week but reduced hours) which will allow you to spend half of your hours working from home and the other half from the office. The exact hours you work are very flexible. The firm used Xero accounting software and experience of this would be an advantage.

This entrepreneurial and growing Fintech business provides funding to help its clients grow rapidly, and they have won recent contracts with many blue chip international clients, as well as large international banks. They are based in a great location in London, will allow flexible working arrangements, offer a high profile role with high levels of responsibility and allowing you to be part of a business currently experiencing high levels of growth and development. Your role will be varied, and progression is expected for ambitious candidates. Overall this is a great opportunity for either a Financial Controller from a financial services or technology background, or a Manager / Senior Manager from practice to join a niche, growing and entrepreneurial Fintech company where you will manage the finance function and have a varied and challenging role with high levels of financial and personal reward.