Role details

Financial Controller

West London   •   £60,000 - £70,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Opportunity to work for an exciting Sports consultancy firm.
  • Looking for an ambitious Financial Controller.

About Our Client

My client are the market leader in their field, attracting instantaneously recognisable brands they have grown quickly and are continuing at this pace.

The business is likely to go through a sale process in 3 years, in which case the Financial Controller would play a crucial role in preparing the business for sale.

Job Description

The Financial Controller responsibilities include:


  • Running the day-to-day Finance function for the Group, including review of management accounts, purchase ledger, sales ledger, cash, and payroll
  • Preparation of board packs and presentation
  • Financial modelling
  • External reporting including liaison with auditors
  • Management of 1 junior staff member

Taxation and Treasury management:

  • Group tax planning and reporting
  • International tax structuring and cross-border transfer pricing
  • Liaison with tax advisors
  • Cash flow forecasting and international cash management

Human Resources:

  • Ownership of HR processes including employee reviews, sign-off for staff recruitment, and providing advice on HR issues

Ad-hoc projects

  • Supporting the deal process, including analysis of financial viability and planning from a macro level
  • Preparation for potential sale of the business, including writing investment papers and developing valuation models

For this role my client are seeking an up and coming Financial Controller, who is confident at operating at board level and also in taking a hands-on approach when necessary.

The Financial Controller will be based in London.

The Successful Applicant

The Financial Controller will have the following:

  • ACA Qualified within a top tier firm
  • Strong technical proficiency including financial modelling;
  • Broad financial skill set encompassing strategic finance and day-to-day back office activities;
  • Confident and resilient character, capable of dealing with complex issues and interacting with senior stakeholders highly regarded in their industry;
  • Experience of taking a business through the sale process would be highly valued but not essential.

The Financial Controller will be based in London.

What's on Offer

Competitive Salary and Benefits

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