Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary $50,000.00 - $55,000.00 gross per year
  • Hawks Nest Beach


Senior Financial Controller
South West London
£55,000 Per Annum

We are working with a high growth, Private Equity backed Insurtech SME who are actively looking to add a Senior Financial Accountant to their close knit. Since PE investment, this business has demonstrated exceptional organic growth and has become a market leader in the UK with ambitious plans to expand with further transactions and M&A activity on the horizon.

This role will be acting as the No2 to the Group Financial Controller and will be a key part of the transformation in finance and will be supporting the Group FC in the design of the new technology-enabled financial controls and leading the ongoing improvements in finance. This is in addition to taking ownership of monthly management reporting and take the lead in producing monthly results. Other responsibilities include:

•Production of monthly management accounts, with overhead analysis and variance
•Annual Opex Budget preparation and liaison with Budget holders
•Reconciling, balancing and investigating of general ledger accounts ensuring robust financial control is maintained over all accounts.
·Identifying and implementing process improvements relating to the production of financial information
•Preparing monthly balance sheet reconciliations and resolving any differences
•Preparation of year end accounts including liaising with the auditors
•Monthly reconciliation and confirmation of intercompany loans and accounts within the operating businesses Monthly overhead analysis and variance
•Posting monthly journals and supplier invoices
•Preparing payment runs
•Preparation of P11Ds and PSA and submission to HMRC
•Prepare monthly payroll for upload and submission to ADP and post journals
•Cover and rotation of tasks with the Financial Accountants within the team.
•Other adhoc tasks as required by the Group FC.

This will be a fast paced, high growth environment and will suit a proactive self starter that has a hands on approach and can demonstrated an excellent technical capacity and show a sharp commercial acumen. Other requirements are:
•Qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA)
·Immediately available or short notice availability are extremely desirable.
•Experience preparing management accounts and financial statements
•Audit background preferable
•Payroll experience would be advantageous
•Good excel skills
•Excellent attention to detail with the ability to meet strict deadlines with accurate results
•Confident at building new relationships and deal with senior management
•Communication and presentations skills (both verbal and written)
•Positive, energetic, can-do attitude and hands on approach
•Strong analytical skills.

  • accountant
  • excel
  • payroll