The Start-Up Loans Company, chaired by entrepreneur James Caan, is a Government-backed initiative to stimulate enterprise amongst young people across the country. The Government has put aside over £80million over the next three years to provide start-up funding to entrepreneurs wanting to start a business, and is looking to help start 30,000 businesses and create an entire generation of entrepreneurs. The company is looking for an ambitious Financial Controller to join the team in a newly created role.
They are looking for an analytical individual who is ACA or CIMA or CIPFA fully qualified with a high level of attention to detail who has experience of management accounting, credit control and audit. The role’s main focus will be managing information and performance from external partners ensuring accuracy and precision with responsibility for numerical reporting for the company. You will also have an ability to set up the necessary internal control mechanisms in a rapidly growing company and will report directly to the MD. You will be expected to be able to input into the strategic objectives into the company from an evaluation and analysis perspective of performance and reporting assessing propositions for growth and risks and opportunities.
You will be responsible for the:
· The provision of management information to budget holders, scrutiny and challenge on financial performance and value for money, advice and support on effective financial management.
· Managing the financial performance of the network of delivery partners
· Day-to-day cash flow management, working capital and Capex
· Credit Control, Sales and Purchase Ledger functions
· Management accounts, reporting financial management information and year end statutory accounts, corporate tax, VAT, treasury and budgeting
· Payroll and other related HR issues
· Liaising with the bank on a daily basis
Currently, you will be a Financial Controller, looking for the next step towards your progression to an FD role. You will typically be managing a substantial budget, and be a strategic thinker that is looking to add value to the company.
Start-Up Loans offers the chosen candidate a fast-paced, dynamic and entrepreneurial environment in which to operate. Flexible with plenty of variety and opportunity to develop and grow from a wide range of platforms, this role is for an innovative Financial Controller looking for their next challenge