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Financial Controller

at Credit Benchmark (View all jobs)

London, United Kingdom

Who we are

Credit Benchmark is a FinTech data analytics company, offering access to an entirely new source of information: the consensus credit risk view of the world’s leading banks. These unique credit risk indicators help deliver a greater understanding of the credit quality of entities around the world.

We are a rapidly growing SME and are looking to hire a self-driven, detail oriented Financial Controller to join our London office.

The role/responsibilities

The Financial Controller will report to the Finance Director and CEO and will manage and support day-to-day accounting functions (including A/R, A/P, payroll, treasury/cash management, monthly management accounts, expenses, coordinating with UK/US advisors on tax filings). The Financial Controller would work closely with HR, Corporate Development, and other departments.

We are looking for a mid-level Financial Controller who is a strong self-starter with the willingness to learn and develop as the company moves into the next phase of its growth. The successful candidate would be-a qualified financial professional with a background of in-house finance or from a professional services background.

What we are looking for

• Relevant experience in financial control or analysis
• Self-starter: proactive with an ability to work under pressure and deliver to deadlines
• Calmness under pressure and excellent prioritisation skills
• CA / CPA / ACA / ACCA / CIMA or equivalent qualification
• Advanced MS office skills
• Thorough understanding of financial control: income and expenses
• Strong accounting skills with knowledge and experience of UK GAAP preferred; no previous tax experienced
• Strong communication skills (both written and spoken)
• Strong team worker and partnership skills
• Excellent analytical skills
• Eligible to work in the UK

Our commitment to diversity, equality, and inclusion

At Credit Benchmark, we are deeply committed to diversity, equality and inclusion. This means celebrating who we are as individuals and as a team because our company and culture reflect the sum of our employees.

We strive to create a mindful and respectful environment that includes fairness, kindness, and understanding. We empower each other to bring our authentic selves to work and champion our colleagues’ development and achievements. Our diversity brings a multitude of perspectives and ideas and is imperative to the success of our business.

We are dedicated to ensuring that principles of diversity, equality and inclusion are rooted in Credit Benchmark’s DNA. We continue to build on these principles as our company grows while retaining the progress we have made as team.

Credit Benchmark is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We believe no one should be at a professional disadvantage because of their background. We do not discriminate based upon any legally protected characteristic and are committed to fostering a working culture that is free of discrimination and harassment.

Credit Benchmark is also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities in our job application procedures and employment.

If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please let us know.

Only successful candidates will be contacted.

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    Credit Benchmark brings together internal credit risk views from over 40 leading global financial institutions. The contributions are anonymized, aggregated, and published in the form of consensus ratings and aggregate analytics to provide an independent, real-world perspective of credit risk. Risk and investment professionals at banks, insurance companies, asset managers and other financial firms use the data for insights into the unrated, monitoring and alerting within their portfolios, benchmarking, assessing and analyzing trends, and fulfilling regulatory requirements and capital.