Head of Financial Control
Our client is an entrepreneurial technology business with high profile Venture Capital investors. We are seeking to recruit a Head of Financial Control to report into the Finance Director and transform finance through a very exciting growth phase, and ultimately a deliver best-in-class function.
Responsibilities will be varied given it’s a small, high growth business. You will own the annual budgeting and forecasting process, mentor and manage a small financial reporting team, internal control strategies, month end reporting and Group consolidations, tax, and transform/improve finance processes. You will also design and implement operational plans whilst business partnering other areas of the business such as Sales, Marketing, HR, IT etc. Ultimately you will be seen as ‘the face of finance’, and deputise for the Finance Director in decision making processes.
We are looking for a high quality finance professional with a strong academic background who can demonstrate technical accounting knowledge as well as strong analytical and problem-solving skills. You will be a qualified accountant, having trained with an audit team in a major accountancy professional practice and have since gained experience within a smaller high growth / start-up environment. The successful candidate will be commercially-minded, a self-starter, comfortable working in an ambiguous environment, an excellent communicator, and be passionate about the technology sector.
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Please note that due to the expected volume of applications, we will only be able to respond to those candidates whose experience matches the requirements of our client. We are sorry, but if you have not heard from us within the next ten days, please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.
Walker Hamill has been a specialist finance and strategy recruiter for 30 years. We have an extensive client group, including major multinational listed organisations, private equity backed businesses and privately owned companies. We recruit across all sectors and have particularly strong client relationships in media, retail, pharma/biotech, technology, property/real estate, leisure and business services. Headquartered in London, we have additional offices in continental Europe. For more information, please see the Walker Hamill website.
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