• Ref: HT1104

    Finance Controller – Start up

    £ 70,000 - £ 80,000 per year London
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    The opportunity

    Job Title: Finance Controller (6-9 month FTC)

    Company: Early-Stage PE-Backed Education Provider

    Location: Central London (Hybrid)

    Salary: £70,000 - £80,000 per annum

     

    HT1104

     

    We are seeking a dynamic and hands-on Finance Controller to join an exciting early-stage PE-Backed Education Provider with a turnover of circa £5 million. This pivotal role will be instrumental in supporting the CFO by efficiently managing the day-to-day finance operations and facilitating the finance function's scalability as the company enters the second half of its PE Lifecycle.

    The role

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Oversee and manage the day-to-day financial operations, ensuring accuracy and compliance.
    • Collaborate with the CFO to implement and enhance financial processes and controls.
    • Lead the automation of finance processes to drive efficiency and scalability.
    • Provide critical financial insights to support strategic decision-making.
    • Work closely with stakeholders to ensure financial goals align with overall business objectives.

    The requirements

    Requirements:

    Must-haves:

    • Previous experience working in a start-up environment as the sole member of the finance function.
    • Proficient in Xero accounting software.

    Nice-to-haves:

    • Experience working with US entities, including famliarity with filing accounts and consolidations.
    • E-commerce finance experience.
    • ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualification.

    Qualifications and Skills:

    • Proven experience in financial management and control.
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities.
    • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.

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