Financial Controller

Job Description:

An exciting opportunity for a Financial Controller to join this fast paced growing independent street food company. They are a growing business and therefore this role is their first in house hire within the finance function that is currently fully outsourced. We are looking for a strong analytical person with a 'can do' attitude.

The ideal candidate needs to be comfortable and confident in setting up internal processes and dealing directly with the co-founders/owners of the business. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is keen to join a hands on, start-up environment and make the role their own. This role will be responsible for hiring a junior accountant and setting up the entire finance function internally.

Someone with a hospitality background with multi-site experience will be ideal. The company will be hiring a finance assistant to report into this person and assist in the junior duties.

Management and responsibility of the cashflow including forward forecasting
Preparing management accounts only a monthly basis
Full responsibility of the chart of accounts
Ownership of the quarterly and annual budgeting processes
Prepare supplier statement reconciliations
VAT return preparation and submission
Completion of balance sheet reconciliations
Maintenance of the Fixed asset register
Key relationship with Operations teams and able to assist on any financial and analytical requests
Build and develop the Finance function to support and drive the business as it grows.
Provide analytical commercial insights to enable the business to improve performance and drive profitability.
Ownership of the 5 year profit and cashflow plan and development of the model as business scales up.
Core relationship with external stakeholders i.e Bank, accountants and tax advisors
Completion of year-end accounts


- Fully Qualified Accountant CIMA or ACCA

- Must have worked in a multi-site environment
- Self-starter and someone who can work automously

- Experience at preparing management accounts
- Hospitality experience would be ideal

If you are open to having an exploratory discussion then I can be contacted directly on 0207 464 1968 or at I hope to hear from you!