Financial Controller - Tech SaaS (Series A) - Under Offer

Central London | £70,000 - £90,000 DOE + Stock Options + Bonus + Flexible Working

Vardey Recruitment are delighted to be working in partnership with a London based company seeking a Financial Controller. This rapidly-growing UK-based SaaS Tech company is hiring its first Financial Controller at a very exciting time in the companies growth plans, having gained Series A funding. The Financial Controller is a key member of the leadership team and this role is critical for the management of cash, profit & loss and balance sheet control. 


The Financial Controller will be functional, tactical and strategic to help the business manage its cash, move to profitability and reduce spend while creating processes for scale and looking at pricing and contracts. You will initially work closely with the part-time CFO and Strategy Director reporting directly into the CEO.  You will have full control of the finance function and in due course will be No.1 in Finance and progress to Finance Director, building your own team! 

Duties are varied and include creation of monthly, quarterly and financial reports to include budgets and forecasts as well as to ensure all financial transactions are recorded, filed and reported. As this Financial Controller role is currently sole charge, a small part of the job is transactional processing to include purchase ledger & sales invoicing and credit control (but only at the start until your team has been hired).  You will create monthly and annual reports to identify trends and financial forecasts. A key element of this role is cash flow management as you will forecast up to two years.  This business is VC backed therefore you will prepare reports for VC requirements as well as supporting the business regarding pricing, cost management per customer and commission and remuneration structures. An exciting key part of this job is business partnering, working closely with the CEO and strategy director to support them on special projects, for example implementation of new financial systems and new product reporting to include price increases. 


Fully qualified accountant ACA, ACCA, CA or CIMA or equivalent. A Finance Manager or Financial Controller who has experience working in a small, scaling up company, strong cash management and team management/development with B2B TECH and/or SaaS a clear advantage. If you have exposure to VC/start up this is a clear bonus as is Series A/B funding. An individual with a clear passion for numbers, technology and someone who is keen to grow with a company into global expansion.

In return

  • Competitive base salary
  • Stock options
  • Bonus
  • 25 days holidays + charity/family days,
  • Flexible/home working
  • Pension
  • Opportunity to join a VC backed scale up business. 
  • Genuine influence and control working with the founders/part of the key leadership team, shaping the future strategy and direction.  
  • The Financial Controller will have the chance to impact the business at 360 degrees and will have full autonomy of the finance function. 
  • As the role and company grows this job has the potential to lead to Financial Director.

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