Assistant Financial Controller (Start Ups)

  • Location:

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Private Equity/Venture Capital

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  • Salary:

    £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, pension and other benefits

  • Contact:

    Rob Drake

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • Duration:

    Full Time

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Goodman Masson are looking for someone taking their first step from practice to industry, to join a rapidly growing boutique Private Equity firm specialising in Real Estate, Renewable Energy and Tech Start-Ups. Our clients' business model is to work alongside management in high growth sectors, offering not only financial investment, but expert advice to help grow these businesses from start-ups to SME's. They are often the sole equity investor in the managed portfolio, so it allows them the privilege to work extremely closely with their clients. To date, their portfolio includes: -

  • 2 tech start-ups
  • UK & US Solar energy business
  • Real Estate development company

Your responsibilities will include a 'hands-on' approach in running the finance functions for these start-ups to help them flourish. There will be the opportunity to build a team beneath you as the business grows, so there is clear development plan for you to move into an FC role in the future.

If you are someone with an interest in commercial businesses from a mid-sized practice firm and want to make a first step into industry, this is a great opportunity to look at. The role is paying £55k + bonus.

Key Responsibilities: -

  • Provide analytical support across the business
  • Provide reports to non-finance employees
  • Preparation of accounts and books
  • Financial budgeting and reporting
  • Full responsibility for the accounts payable function

Skills: -

  • Great interpersonal skills, providing complex information in a clear way to key stakeholders
  • Ability to maintain accuracy whilst working on multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Initiative to self-motivate and improve processes
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Qualified accountant

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