Marks Sattin - Executive Search

PE Backed Financial Controller

England, London
£80000 - £100000 per annum + Equity, bonus and benefits
08 Jun 2021
22 Jun 2021
Felipe Battaglioli
Department Head
Accounting, Finance
Contract Type

Our client is a SME PE backed SaaS business with an outstanding track record. They are in an ideal position to grow the business and are now looking to recruit a high calibre Financial Controller to help them on a steady trajectory for growing a SaaS Business as they are being bought by a well-respected PE house.

The Financial Controller responsibilities will include supporting the CFO and taking responsibility for the financial function. Additionally, the Financial Controller will implement and establish the finance systems, improve full board reporting, analyses of forecasts and KPIs. You'll be an instrumental part of the leadership team, partnering with and presenting to the private equity house. This is a hands-on role that will evolve as the business grows. Reporting into the CFO you will be involved in all aspects of the day to day finances whilst also helping to define and implement controls and processes.

The ideal candidate:

  • Must be a qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, and ACMA).
  • Previous experience of working in SME PE Backed business as a Financial Controller, Group Financial Controller, Head of Finance and/or Head of FP&A with hands-on experience and strong analytical and quantitative skills.
  • Helping inform strategic decisions with robust financial models and owning and redesigning forward looking models and cash flow forecasting
  • Partnering with the CFO and management team to define KPIs and goals, and drive improvements in reporting
  • Happy to be hands-on, rolling up your sleeves and get involved
  • Strong attention to detail, adaptable/flexible in approach
  • Able to work in a fast paced, dynamic & evolving environment.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a fast-growing SME PE Backed SaaS business. The role will initially be very hands-on but with huge career opportunities.

Please note that due to the high volume of applicants only successful candidates will be contacted with further information about this role.

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