Financial Controller Scandinavian

  • Full Time
  • London
  • Posted 1 week ago

Type: Full time.

Hours: 40.

Location: London.

Start: ASAP

Salary: Competitive and dependent on experience

My client is looking for a Financial Controller Scandinavian. The aim of this role is to report to the Head of Finance to deliver across all areas of accounting and finance from the day to day KPI tracking through to producing and analysing company accounts and management reporting packs.

You will work within a close-knit team, delivering best in class financial reporting, analysis and advice using your advanced skills to drive business decisions and drive the company towards achieving its goals.

This is an amazing opportunity for someone to join a growing Ed tech company and play a key role within the company finance team. You will have a crucial role to play in their budgeting, forecasting and reporting initiatives, as well as working alongside experienced Business Intelligence, data, sales, product, tech and marketing teams.

This company is driven by metrics and core financial data. You will assist with preparing the numbers, internal and external ensuring that the proper processes are in place so that the monthly accounts are delivered on timely basis.

This role has a wide remit and will suit someone wanting to gain commercial experience, newly qualified and develop skills alongside a dynamic team. You will learn a lot quickly and broaden your knowledge across key business functions.

How it looks like with a Financial Controller with this company?

Financial Management and accounting

Manage bringing the finance function fully in house

Drive the development of the company’s finance function, through standardized and reliable reporting and automation

Develop and update financial policies and procedures to ensure consistency across the company

Assist with all aspects of the company’s financial reporting and accounting including:

Bookkeeping, Treasury, Cashflow AP/AR, Payments, Invoicing

VAT and other tax compliance

Annual Statutory Accounts and Audit, Consolidations

Working with BI to understand trends and performance

Prepare on-going support analysis of underlying data to support on-going optimisation of business activities.

Budgeting and Forecasting

Key stakeholder in the company’s budgeting and forecasting activities

Variance analysis and partnering with teams to understand variances

Identify opportunities to grow revenue channels, reduce costs and increase profitability and cashflow

Other Features

Audit management

Some involvement with ad hoc legal, HR and Corporate law

Company secretarial exposure

Board reporting

Deep dive and analysis with other team members

Risk Management/Compliance


Competitive salary

Bonus Scheme

Private healthcare

Gym membership

Free breakfast and snacks

Free dinner if you need to stay late

Working with a great team

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