Jobs at Akkroo

Financial Controller

Location: London SW9

Term: Permanent

Posting date: 07 June 2019

Closing date: 04 July 2019

Salary: £60,000 - £70,000

The Role:

This is an abroad-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 VP of Accounting at the global headquarters in Phoenix, AZ. The role is very commercial in nature, working as key advisor to ambitious and driven Founders. A job holder who thrives, performs well and develops their skills and experience, has scope to take on a European-wide role as the company expands.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

The main duties and responsibilities will include:

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
  • 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 optimizing efficiency
  • Ensuring that appropriate systems and internal controls and implemented and maintained
  • Assist management of the annual external financial audit process

Key Skills, Qualifications & Experience required:

The successful candidate must meet the following requirements:

  • Must have a good Bachelor's degree in a relevant subject;
  • Must be a qualified accountant (CIMA, ACCA, ACA)
  • Must have experience in a growing SaaS business of 50 or more employees
  • Must have extensive experience of US GAAP accounting standards
  • Must have extensive experience in a Financial Controller role or as the Finance Manager, 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, commercial and engineering functions
  • Must have experience with completing UK statutory audits and detailed technical knowledge of UK financial legislation
  • Must have experience of UK Tax reporting
  • Must have extensive experience of working in a multi-national environment and strong knowledge of IFRS
  • Must have 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
  • Fluent in English in speaking, reading, listening and writing.

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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