Financial Controller / junior CFO

at Jellynote in London

(₤25000 - ₤50000 per year)

Jellynote is the platform where musicians come to play, learn and meet each other. We have close to 1.5 million aspiring musicians who come to our site and apps every month. We just received investment and are looking to bring the company to the next phase: from start up to scale up.

If you are a musician and love numbers at the same time, we want you for this role!

This is an exciting time to join a pre Series A company and potentially grow to a top level management position within 12 months.

The company is located in Paris but we have an office in London. You'll be mainly in London with occasional travels to Paris.

You'll be working daily with the COO of the company on tasks including, but not limited to, the below:

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)

• All candidates must have the right to work in the UK and France
• Please send your CV along with a short note (no more than 3 sentences) on why you’d be perfect for this role

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Published at 26 Apr 2017
Expires on 26 Jun 2017