Altus Partners is delighted to be retained by a notable mid-market Private Equity firm to lead the search for a Group Financial Controller at a high growth SaaS asset based in London. In line with the recent investment, the company have appointed a leading CFO, and as such are looking to build a best-in-class finance function to support the continued growth efforts. This is critical hire and will be no.2 to the CFO, supporting on all finance/strategic activities relating to the execution of the value creation plan, whilst implementing robust governance procedures and systems. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a rapidly scaling asset and be part of an expedited exit process at C-1 level. This role will suit a Financial Controller/Head of Finance at a Private Capital backed software/technology asset, ideally with a practice background.
Full oversight of all compliance, governance and controllership matters across the group
Supporting the CFO on all commercial decision making, offering insightful analysis and assessing the implications of various strategic decisions
Development and leadership of a growing operational finance function
Implementation of best-in-class financial processes, systems and frameworks
Presenting insightful MI, analysis and financial information to the CFO and investors
Ensuring timely closing of the month end process, along with preparation and submission of all statutory accounting in accordance with IFRS
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.
Reviewing and ensuring the financial accounting for the group ensuring the correct treatment of items regarding revenue, intercompany and share options.
Private Equity exposure
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