Jobs at Akkroo

Financial Controller

Looking for a high impact and dynamic Financial Controller role?

About Akkroo

Integrate is the US-based market-leader in Demand Orchestration, co-ordinating all top-of-funnel marketing activity. Akkroo is a vibrant, dynamic and innovative 50-person tech scale-up based in London, recently acquired by Integrate. Our combined companies have some serious rocket fuel, and as a result, we are one of the fastest growing SaaS companies in London. The opportunities here are bountiful and unique, so if you think you have what it takes to be part of our journey, we’d love to hear from you!

Akkroo is the market leader of Event Lead Capture, replacing outdated, manual methods: business cards, paper forms and rented scanners. Working at the intersection of Events and MarTech, Akkroo is the bridge between the physical and the digital, empowering exhibitors to take control of the process at every Event, big or small. Akkroo is changing the Events game for Marketers across the globe. 

The Opportunity

This is a broad-based Financial Controller role looking to bring all process and procedure together as part of a professional back-office team. The Financial Controller reports to the Vice President of Accounting at the global headquarters of Integrate in Phoenix, AZ, and locally to the Chief Operating Officer of Akkroo. The role is very commercial in nature working as key advisor to ambitious and driven Founders.

The Job

What you’ll be doing day to day:

Financial strategy, planning, budgeting
  • Working closely with the COO in the UK to apply strong, appropriate business controls to support the profitable growth of the Akkroo business within the group.
  • Providing analysis for and advising the GM of Akkroo and the UK business leadership team on their financial plan for growth, profitability and cash generation
  • Advising the Head of Akkroo and the UK business leadership team on their financial plan for growth, profitability and cash generation
  • Financial Reporting to the Board and shareholders
  • Championing efforts across the business to continually streamline processes and become increasingly lean as a business, working with functional colleagues across
Financial Control
  • Drive month end close and all aspects of accounting operations including, but not limited to accounts receivable, accounts payable, banking and payroll
  • Provide monthly/quarterly analysis and preparation of financial reporting packages for executive management
  • Cash management and treasury duties
  • Agreeing inter-company balances at month-end
  • Statutory reporting and regulatory compliance, including taxation
  • To initiate and monitor all new financial initiatives and strategies
  • Serve as primary UK contact for guidance on ad hoc accounting and reporting issues
  • Act as function expert by staying up-to-date on all UK regulatory and tax filings
  • Collaborate with global offices to align regional accounting and reporting with corporate goals
  • Evaluate global financial systems and assist in integrations and adoption across applicable teams, streamlining process and optimising efficiency
  • Ensuring that appropriate systems and internal controls and implemented and maintained
  • Assist management of the annual external financial audit process

About you

You will be a qualified accountant (CIMA, ACCA, ACA) with experience in a growing SaaS business of 50 or more employees. It's important to have had experience of US GAAP accounting standards. In previous roles, you will have held a Financial Controller role, or been the FinanceManager, possibly in a smaller company. While your core discipline will be Finance, you must be able to demonstrate the aptitude and enjoyment of engaging with other sales, other commercial and engineering functions.

  • Experience with completing UK statutory audits and detailed technical knowledge of UK financial legislation
  • Experience of UK Tax reporting
  • Experience of working in a multi-national environment and strong knowledge of IFRS
  • Demonstrable experience of improving business processes
  • Self-starter with the ability and willingness to operate at whatever level is needed to get the job done
  • Confident, co-operative and resourceful

What's on offer?

We’re looking to pay a starting salary of £55,000 -£65,000 for this role. We are committed to ratcheting salaries as we grow, so you’ll be rewarded for being an amazing employee and contributing to our growth!

A lot of places boast a great culture, but what’s going on here is really second to none (checkout our Instagram for a sneak peek). You would join a vibrant, supporting and friendly team, who are laser focused on seeing results and making a real impact. We have a set of core values which define us and shape our tribe, if they resonate with you then we could be onto something.

You can also enjoy...

  • Tech/work tools: We supply you with the best hardware so you can focus on the tasks at hand. We’ll hook you up with a MacBook on your first day, and we’ll sort out getting any additional hardware you need as you get settled.
  • Social: You can enjoy monthly team lunches (we’ll get the bill), various fun events and a company which genuinely gets on well with each other.
  • Holiday: We’re all adults here, so we’ll trust you to decide how much holiday you want to take (with a minimum of 24 days).
  • Pay: We’re committed to paying competitively so you’re not worried about making a living whilst you’re here.
  • Life perks: Discounts on gym membership, cinema, high street brands and cycle-scheme
  • Food and drink: Fully stocked fruit bowls to keep you healthy, free breakfast options. A barista style coffee machine stocked with locally roasted beans, and any tea you     would like.
  • Learning perks: We’ll give you £200 towards books and learning materials every year, so your next read is on us.







What we offer our employees

Akkroo knows how to take care of their employees. We spend time together, learn from each other, and share experiences.

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We’re still small, and all our new team members are given the chance to own their own slice of the company through our share options scheme.

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Awesome workspace

Work from our fantastic office in Brixton, London. We have a bright, open plan office with a small kitchen area - plus use of a larger shared kitchen in the building.

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Holiday flexibility

You choose how much holiday you want to take (with a minimum of 24 days a year). If you need to take some more, you can.

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Competitive pay

We pay well to make sure you’re not worrying about making a living while working at Akkroo. We also are committed to ratcheting salaries as we grow.

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Socials & monthly lunches

We do quarterly socials together, as well as a monthly team lunch we all get together and go out for something to eat (and it costs you nothing).

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Free fruit, coffee & breakfast

We keep a barista-style coffee machine in the office, provide as much tea as you can muster, and keep the kitchen well-stocked with free cereal, toast, milk and fruit.

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Great work tools

We supply our team with the best hardware so they can focus on the tasks at hand. You’ll get your own Macbook Pro, plus any extras you’ll need to make your work life easier.

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Lifestyle perks

Everyone is given a Perkbox membership, which gives high street discounts on health and fitness, shopping, restaurants, travel, cinema, and other great out-of-office activities.

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Learning budget

We provide everybody a quarterly book-buying budget, plenty of opportunities to attend relevant conferences, meet-ups and events that will help you continually get better at what you do.

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Financial Controller

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