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Finance Controller

  • Finance
  • London, England, United Kingdom

About the Finance Team

The finance team at Beamery adds incredible value to our business by keeping us focused on the right things. They help manage revenue and forecast reports, monitor expenses for the company and partner with all teams to ensure that we drive business outcomes that are in alignment with our values and strategic goals.

What will you be doing as the Financial Controller at Beamery?

We’re looking for a financial controller to come in and really own the function for the team. You’ll be taking a lead in ensuring the finance function is running smoothly, including making sure we produce timely monthly numbers, whilst ensuring we are managing aspects of compliance around VAT, Payroll and Corporation tax. You’ll have a chance to build out a team (currently 1 direct report).

Key Responsibilities:

  • Oversee financial statement compilation and reporting, accounting (e.g. payables, receivables, payroll), and month end close process
  • Generate and automate financial reporting, including monthly and quarterly packages for key internal and external stakeholders
  • Oversee regulatory reporting, including tax and compliance across various international jurisdictions
  • Develop and improve internal controls, accounting policies, and chart of account infrastructure to efficiently support business scale and activities to Beamery standard.
  • Own the relationship and be the primary liaison with external auditors

Requirements

  • Qualified accountant with 7+ years combined experience between Big 4 and controller for a fast-paced startup 
  • Ideally an understanding of SaaS business metrics and a background in technology organisations
  • Solid technical accounting experience with International Accounting Standards and US GAAP
  • Successfully managed, to completion, an independent financial audit
  • The ability to spot process weaknesses and develop pragmatic solutions to address these issues and deliver robust structures and controls
  • Strong financial reporting and communication skills to build effective working relationships with senior stakeholders
  • Desire to succeed and adapt in a fast-paced, dynamic organisation

Here at Beamery we are on a mission to create the foundational technology and infrastructure that shapes the future of talent. Our vision is to make every company a great place to work.

Hundreds of the world's largest businesses use Beamery’s software to attract, engage and retain the right people, and to foster their talent to achieve a meaningful impact.

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