Group Financial Controller – PE Backed Business Services business

Job title : Group Financial Controller – PE Backed Business Services business
Location : London
Contact : Philip Hodson
Call : Philip
Email : email Philip
Reference : 2019193

THE SEARCH:

Altus Partners are excited to be partnered with an investor-backed business serves organisation which has secured significant funding from leading Private Equity fund. They are at the forefront of their industry, and are a trusted partner to some of the world’s largest organisations, and are looking to gain a significant presence across the US and EMEA.

They are seeking an ambitious Group Financial Controller, to act as a right-hand person to the CFO. This person will help lead and develop a world-class finance function, and help facilitate the organisations continued growth as they move towards a high profile exit event.

This is a hybrid working opportunity, which requires 3 day a week in their London HQ.


THE ROLE:

  • Deliver process improvements to enhance the efficiency and accuracy of the financial reporting process

  • Oversight of the day-to-day running of the operational Finance team

  • Leading the annual audit process

  • Co-manage a number of key external stakeholder relationships (banks / audit)

  • Oversee regulatory reporting, including tax planning and compliance across various international jurisdictions

  • Responsibility for the overseeing of month-end and year-end close process

  • Assisting the FP&A Director with the preparation of the group budget and group financial forecasts

  • Managing a team of 5 (AP/AR etc. 3 direct reports)



THE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Fully Qualified ACA/ACCA/CIMA (or equivalent) with 5+ years professional experience

  • Experience of NetSuite (or similar)

  • Experience working within a fast-paced, tech-enabled environment beneficial

  • SaaS experience desired but not essential

  • Advanced Excel skills

  • Strong technical knowledge

  • Very high level of initiative and self-motivation