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Interim CFO - FinTech - London

Job Title: Interim CFO - FinTech - London
Location: London
Industry: financial services
Salary: Competitive Day Rate
Contact Name: Hannah Alderson
Job Published: about 1 month ago

Job Description

A global FinTech payments firm are looking for an experienced and result-oriented Global Head of Financial Control to run and lead the team of significant size to support them on a short term contract (3-6 months) 

You will have extensive experience working in the financial control function of a bank, financial services or payments company. You will be responsible for building all aspects of a world-class financial reporting and control function across all locations globally.

Responsibilities

  • You will serve as a technical finance leader in the finance department, interfacing directly with the Group CFO, Senior Leadership and Board Committees
  • You will build world-class financial reporting and control function and ensure full financial compliance across all locations globally
  • You will ensure accurate and timely reporting of consolidated management accounts and timely completion of regular audits, while serving as the lead contact for the external auditors
  • You will run, lead and develop a team of significant size

Requirements

  • You have 10+ years of experience working in a fast-paced environment in Payments / Financial Services / Banking sectors
  • You have recent experience leading Financial Control function with strong technical background ideally from the Big 4
  • Previously supported IPO readiness projects in a hands on environment
  • You have experience transitioning Financial Control function from private company to public company standard (e.g. SOX), including accounting system upgrades, control implementation and change management Chartered Accountant (ACA or equivalent), with proven experience of applying IFRS / US GAAP in a banking environment
  • You demonstrate strong team management and development skills to support and grow the team
  • You ideally have strong SQL, Python and Core Accounting Systems knowledge
  • STEM Background