Closed | Full time, London

Financial Controller

Posted: 23/03/21 | Deadline: 22/05/21

We’re looking for an experienced Financial Controller to manage all aspects of financial management at HELPFUL. Tasks include but not limited to corporate accounting, regulatory and financial reporting, budget and forecasts preparation, and the development of internal control policies and procedures.

Working as a Financial Controller at HELPFUL, you’ll play an essential part in our mission to create a better and more sustainable world.
We are a young company and moving fast with bold plans for rapid expansion. It will be essential for you to share our vision and understand the challenges and opportunities that lay ahead of us. Your role will be varied, rewarding, offers rapid progression, and financial reward is expected for the right candidate.

You must have experience working within the fintech, digital bank and payments services, or demonstrate your current progress working within these industries.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Management accounting, financial reporting and providing commercial and operational management information to support rapid expansion
  • Oversight of the day-to-day running of finance
  • Identify and implement process improvements to enhance the efficiency and accuracy of the monthly, quarterly and annual reporting process
  • Assist in the tax and FCA regulatory reporting requirements
  • Assist in building a scalable and efficient accounting and finance function
  • Providing support during the annual audit process, ensuring a timely and effective audit
  • Providing reporting to investors when required to a high standard

The ideal candidate will be fully qualified ACA, ACCA or CIMA with 5+ years of post qualified experience, preferably with fintech scale-up within the cross-functional and multi-national team.

Your role will include:

  • Managing the overall finance function and financial control responsibilities
  • Preparation of monthly management accounts and board reports
  • Financial forecasting and projections
  • Identifying and implementing process improvements to improve efficiency, cash management, sales ledger and purchase ledgers
  • Working with the external accountants to produce the annual statutory accounts and assisting with the annual audit
  • VAT returns, confirmation statements, Companies House submissions and Share Option scheme maintenance
  • Assist in the tax and regulatory reporting requirements and maintenance of financial/HR policies and procedures.


HELPFUL is a team of technology, finance and sustainability professionals who all share a desire to create a healthier planet.

We are creating a healthier planet by making every action and every transaction a climate action.

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