Head of Group Finance

London, South East England
110,000 - 140,000
26 Apr 2021
26 May 2021
Professional / Specialist
Contract Type
High growth Fintech Scaleup and one of Europe's real success stories over the last 5 years, are looking for a Head of Group Finance. Reporting to the CFO, the position will be responsible for leading all Group Finance and Reporting activities with an international remit. It will play a pivotal role in ensuring the finance organisation keeps pace with the huge growth of the business, and make certain the relevant controls and compliance frameworks are in place a time where the complexity of the business is ever increasing.

Circa £110,000 - £140,000 salary + bonus and benefits

The role

• Responsible for leading and managing the financial control operation, which constitutes of 5 international and regional teams

• Sign off and ownership of group consolidated statutory and management accounts

• Ensure all reporting is compliant with the latest IFRS regulations

• Continuous review and improvement of financial controls structures across the entire group

• Optimise ERP solution to ensure all processes are efficient and accurate

• Monitor and manage cadence of reporting timelines across international teams

• Oversee revenue accounting operations

• Manage a large team - direct and indirect

• Manage relationship with external auditors

• Advise and resolve any technical accounting treatment queries

• Regulatory reporting

Skills and Experience

• Qualified experience with significant post qualified experience in controllership position

• Fintech experience strongly preferred (payments particularly of interest)

• Experience leading teams ideally both local and international

• Experience in a high growth scale up business

• Strong technical accounting skills - IFRS and GAAP

• Ability to adapt and thrive in a high growth environment

• Exceptional attention to detail

• Demonstrable track record of balancing day to day responsibilities alongside more strategic, project led initiatives

• Fantastic communicator with ability to build relationships at all levels, and across markets

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