Role details

Financial Controller- Start up BioTech

City of London   •   £65,000 - £80,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • High growth BioTech Start Up
  • VC Funded start up

About Our Client

Our client is a high growth biotechnology start up with significant investment and ambitious plans to list on the NASDAQ. Having successfully complete a Series A financing my client is looking to appoint a first class financial controller to join the already high profile leadership team.

Job Description

Reporting to the Board of Directors and working closely with the commercial team, the Financial controller will be instrumental in running the finance team on a day to day basis. You'll be responsible for bringing finance 'in house' and supporting the leadership team throughout a series B financing.

Key Responsibilities include;

  • Management Reporting; budgeting, forecasting, variance analysis and cash flow reporting
  • Development of the annual budget, and 3 year plan financial information
  • Development of regular and meaningful management information
  • Investment appraisal- ie New systems implementation
  • Recommend changes that will improve the company's financial performance and financial controls
  • Ownership of statutory and management accounts for the UK operations
  • Development and implementation of transactional accounting processes and controls
  • Identify and drive business improvement in cost management and ensure payment schedule aligns to cash flow requirements
  • Create new processes and controls around all new business development
  • Full responsibility for the budgeting and forecasting process including long term business planning
  • Accountable for reporting to the VC firms and Operating Board
  • Coaching, recruitment and development of a finance team

The Successful Applicant

  • Qualified Accountant ideally ACA, with a technically strong background
  • Previous experience in a board, hands on controllership role, where they have been responsible for a finance team
  • Experience either in a high growth start up technology business
  • Excellent communicator with a strong track record of influencing at a senior level

What's on Offer

  • Financial Controller- Start Up Biotech
  • VC Backed
  • London
  • Competitive salary package

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