Financial Controller

City of London
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about 1 month ago

I am supporting a start-up fintech business in their search for a Financial Controller. You'll be the first
member of the Finance team, reporting directly to the CEO. Your role will encompass a variety of
business-critical tasks that ensure successful financial performance and sufficient funding
capacity for the business. You'll be in charge of the reporting, management and statutory
account, financial planning and analysis for the business, including evaluation of strategic
initiatives as well as lending activities.

Role Responsibilities:
● Set up and maintain scalable reporting and ongoing management processes to deliver accurate and timely reporting
● Ongoing monitoring of performance triggers, concentrations and calculations for lending
● Co-design the company's collection and financing flow processes
● Responsible for producing month-end management accounts with outsourced
bookkeeper and maintaining various ledgers and reconciliations
● Lead/assist in regular external and internal financial information reporting including
summary financials, business unit analysis, KPIs, commentaries and trend analysis
● Ensure compliance with all financial reporting and tax requirements including annual
statutory audits
● Work closely with our key stakeholders using your data-focused approach with
colleagues in Risk, Product and Tech
● Working with the CEO to build and maintain financial models and produce long term
● Assist with execution process on major capital raising and funding transactions including
project management
● In-depth involvement with credit risk reporting processes appropriate for management
and the board
● Prepare relevant materials and work with multiple internal teams to manage investor due
diligence processes

● 5+ years of relevant experience within Fintech and financial services
● Experience in building an efficient and high-performing finance team
● Experience in financing structures and ongoing management and reporting for different
funding (debt) structures, e.g. in a lending business
● Strong analytical skills and high attention to detail with a high level of confidence in
financial modelling and analysis
● Organised and able to prioritise effectively, managing multiple work streams within a
fast-paced environment and working towards tight deadlines
● Highly motivated, entrepreneurial and strong team member who is happy to wear multiple
● Qualified accountant
● Expert skills in Excel / Google Sheets

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