Financial Controller

London, City of London
£80000 - £90000 per annum
James Skeath

This role will allow you to manage the UK finance function whilst also working closely with the US office from a business partnering perspective. This role is a great mix of commercial and technical reporting that will allow you to grow internationally.

Client Details

My client is a high growth, innovative company and number one in the world when it comes to their area of expertise. Their industry-leading services, SaaS solutions, and expertise inspire better people decisions for a safer, more productive world. They're moving fast to disrupt an industry by creating the simplest, most engaging experience for organizations and their candidates. They may sound like a start-up, but they are well-established and financially stable, continuously investing in their talent, cloud-based products, and new technologies.


You will be running the UK finance function from a reporting perspective and also partnering with the US office on how to grow the business from a strategic point of view.


  • Minimum 10 years of work experience in a relevant role, including a mix of public accounting and private industry experience.

  • * Prior experience of Business Financial Analysis, including financial forecasting and budgeting.
  • * Must have a strong, hands-on Controllership experience and demonstrated ability to develop and mentor a team.
  • * Strong understanding and application of accounting principles under IFRS and US GAAP.
  • * A solid understanding of internal control design and operational efficiency.
  • * Understanding of budget preparation and budget to actual detailed comparison preparation
  • * Role supports both Accounting / Controllership and Financial, Planning and Analysis and reports to Global Controller while directly supporting EMEA General Manager
  • * Experience using various financial systems is a plus (including NetSuite ERP and/or Hyperion/PBCS).
  • * Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel required.
  • * Ease with developing relationships among various levels of an organization.
  • * Impeccable written and verbal communication.
  • * A keen sense of attention to detail and an ability to prioritize tasks on multiple projects.
  • * Highly effective analytical skills.
  • * Able to work in a fast-paced environment, high-growth and rapidly changing environment.
  • * Build out, analyze, and communicate results of strategic initiatives and articulate impact to overall business based on performance.
  • * Provide strategic thought leadership and analysis that identify meaningful trends and opportunities across the business.
  • * Identify opportunities to enhance the efficiency of existing processes and propose improvements to streamline the use of key business metrics.

Job Offer

A highly competitive package is on offer