Senior Financial Controller

Posted 22 April 2022
Salary£400 - £450 per day, Benefits: Outside IR35
LocationManchester
DisciplineQualified Finance
ReferenceLS/35925/SFC/MAN
Contact NameLinzie Strickland

Job description

Axon Moore are working with a high growth, entrepreneurial, award winning, software company based in central Manchester who are preparing for the next stage of growth after completing a funding cycle.

We are looking for an interim Financial Controller to take the lead on several high profile projects plus take on more general FC duties.

Duties:
  • Deal with systems and process improvement and implementation
  • Drive systems that support efficiency, excellent governance and data availability to support planning and reporting
  • Payroll (include B2B sales team commissions)
  • Deal with international operations / consolidation / multi-currency etc 
  • Management reporting with perfect financials and more commercial KPI’s
  • Lead the budget / forecast process
  • Identify initiatives to improve cost and cash performance
  • Data analysis, commercial analysis, forecast/modelling.
  • Implementation of improved forecasting and KPI driven model
  • Tight closures on weekly flash, monthly MI, annual accounts etc
  • Management reporting pack monthly
  • Year-end accounts / management of audit process.
  • Indirectly assisting with managing a small, high-quality, team. 
Person Specification:
  • Qualified accountant.
  • Commerce background preferred.  
  • Experience of Sage, Sage Payroll and Salesforce ideally.
  • Expert excel skills
  • B2B SAAS or software business experience ideally, potentially could be digital retail/service
  • Hands-on experience combined with some strategic development
  • Need understanding of business from start to finish 
  • Solid experience in a £20-80m revenue environment
  • Tenacious attention to detail. Ability to manage multiple workstreams and deadlines
  • Good communication with finance and non-finance staff
  • Will thrive in demanding / rewarding growth company understanding the need for agile, pragmatic solutions
  • Add value to a finance function which must quickly become fit for purpose for a company 3-4 times larger
Please send a CV for immediate consideration. Outside IR35, interim role with immediate start. Potential for temp to perm with future equity for the right candidates.