Location : London
Contact : Ben Smith
Call : Ben
Email : email Ben
Reference : 1096041

Altus Partners is delighted to be partnered with a Private Equity backed SaaS business based in London. The company is a specialist in automation software, with a broad product suite and is considered a leader in their vertical. They are now at start of a new investment cycle with a leading international private equity firm and are planning to add a number of strategic acquisitions. They are seeking a Group Financial Controller (number 2 in finance) to support the CFO as the business continues to scale. This role will play a vital part in establishing first class financial frameworks and robust controls as the number of entities increases. The Group Financial Controller will also help to build a best-in-class finance function and contribute on all transaction activity. This will suit an established finance leader with software/SaaS exposure.


  • Day-to-today oversight and management of the finance team as it continues to scale

  • Ensuring robust financial controls and frameworks are in place that can stand up to growth

  • Presenting insightful MI, analysis and financial information to the CFO and investors

  • Full ownership of the close process for the group ensuring the month is closed in a timely manner.

  • Preparation of multi-currency consolidation of the group P&L and Balance sheet

  • Implementation and continuous improvement of the management accounts pack to support the business growth and complexity.

  • Strong balance sheet control ensuring all account and reconciled and reviewed monthly.

  • Preparation and submission of UK year end statutory accounts

  • Working with our accountants for submission of year end corporation tax returns

  • Reviewing and ensuring the financial accounting for the group ensuring the correct treatment of items regarding revenue, intercompany and share options.


  • Software/SaaS experience

  • Fully qualified ACA/ACCA/CIMA

  • Ideally from an audit/practice background

  • Experience in working for a high growth organisation is highly beneficial 

  • International entity exposure is beneficial