Finance controller

Posted 2 years ago

You’ll join the company as it evolves from ‘start up’ phase to ‘scale up’ phase and work with the COO on a broad range of tasks and projects required to develop and scale the Finance and Operations functions.

These will include:

Invoice tracking and payment

• Ensure all costs are appropriately tracked and allocated
• Ensure accounts payable are paid in a timely manner
• Review, oversee payment of and file monthly expense reports
• Review supplier payment terms
• Ensure robust procedures and controls are upheld throughout all above process.


• Design and implement suitable financial controls as the business grows
• Act as primary point person for external accountant in preparation of statutory accounts
• Work with external accountant to prepare annual accounts and corporation tax reports
• Work with third party to prepare annual Research & Development tax claim, and other grants and claims the company is eligible to.

Business and strategy

• Prepare monthly management accounts
• Work with management on forecasting and budgeting
• Calculate and report on monthly variance to budget
• Reconcile management accounts to statutory accounts
• Prepare ad hoc financial reports for internal use, monthly meetings, monthly investor updates, board meetings, fundraisings
• Contribute to commercial evaluation of new business opportunities (ROI calculation)

Previous experience

• Fluent in English and French
• Accounting qualifications (not compulsory but a plus if you have them)
• Minimum 2 years hands-on accounting and finance experience
• Ability to take responsibility for prioritising and monitoring varied work-steams
• Exceptional attention to detail and leaning toward strong process
• Excellent excel skills, comfortable with financial modelling and experience with cloud accounting systems

• This is a great opportunity to grow to the CFO position at a very high-growth technology start up that is revolutionising the music industry
• You’ll work in a close-knit team but also have a high-level of autonomy in a what is a broad and varied role
• Salary ~ €25k, with possibility of a significant increase after 8 months for the right candidate (€50k)


• Mainly London with occasional travels to Paris
• All candidates must have the right to work in the UK and France

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