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Group Financial Controller - Temp to Perm

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £95000 - £105000 per annum
  • Job Type:Temporary

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: finance
  • Type: hybrid
  • Contact: Edward Cardona
  • Contact Email:
  • Duration: 3 months
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 30 June 2022
  • Job Ref: BBBH98695

Handle are currently working with a rapidly growing Entertainment/Fintech SME, who are looking for a Group Financial Controller, on a temp to perm basis. Reporting to the Group Finance Director, this is a very broad role which oversees 3 direct reports and a further 8 in-direct reports. This role will be critical in coordinating business planning and development, accounting and budgeting.

Key responsibilities -

  • Provide accurate and timely financial reporting to the board on a monthly basis
  • Manage and mentor the financial reporting/control team
  • Oversee all accounting and reporting procedures, financial transactions and systems used by the group
  • Monitor the group's finance policies and procedures, and improve/implement where possible
  • Prepare annual financial statements, tax reports and oversee the external audit process
  • Ensure all tax accounting is in compliance with current regulations
  • Manage all month-end close procedures, ensuring the integrity of financial data on the chosen IT platforms

Candidate requirements

  • Qualified Accountant - ACA/ACCA/CIMA or international equivalent
  • Have worked in a similar Financial Controller role for a minimum of 3 years
  • Proven team management experience
  • Start-up/SME experience from another technology or fintech business
  • Proven ability to drive efficiency and process reviews across an international organisation
  • Commercially astute individual, capable of strategic thinking and with sound judgement

Handle actively welcomes applicants from under-represented backgrounds - we pride ourselves on attracting the best talent for every opportunity through a commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion.