Financial Controller

UK (open location) /
YLD – Finance /
Financial Controller

Location: Remote - UK (with occasional commuting to nearest of London office)
Department: Finance
Hours: Full-time

About YLD:

Everything we do is to empower our clients to move forward.  Our purpose is to help our clients develop the capabilities they need to outperform their competitors. Our success is a consequence of ensuring our clients are successful. Our company is built on extraordinary people; we aim to attract, inspire, develop and retain them. YLD is a software engineering and design consultancy; we create digital capabilities for our clients that last beyond our engagement. We have offices in London, Lisbon, Porto. 

About The Role:

Reporting into a highly experienced Finance Director, this is a fantastic opportunity for a progressive accountant to join our Finance team. We are looking for a financial controller to ensure our accounts are produced accurately and to the required timescales, as well as ensuring that obligations are met.
You will be someone who enjoys creating order and making improvements. You will be the key contact at YLD for all of our core finance activities. Furthermore, you will assist in shaping our finance strategy.

Your day-to-day responsibilities will look like this:

    • Ownership of the day-to-day finance function
    • Preparation and review of consolidated monthly management accounts with analysis and commentaries
    • Tax work including R&D, VAT, PAYE
    • Statutory reporting
    • Implement controls and processes and apply best practice
    • Liaise with auditors/ HMRC/ advisors
    • Prepare Budgets and Forecast
    • Provide assistance to department heads

What you should have:

    • Qualified CIMA/ACCA/ACA
    • Experience of working within technology or consulting is advantageous
    • Managerial / supervisory experience
    • Xero experience is advantageous
    • A genuine believer in diversity, equality, and fairness

What you’ll get in return:

    • Company Private Health care (currently provided by BUPA)
    • Enhanced fully paid maternity and paternity leave for up to 6 months
    • Company’s Pension Scheme
    • 25 days annual holiday (excluding Public Holidays)
    • £2000 annual allowance for Training/Conferences
    • £300 annual allowance for additional hardware
    • Mental Health support: access to Spill app
    • Meditation/Sleep support: Headspace or Calm app subscription
    • Bonus (depending on Company performance and results)
    • Company laptop
    • Generous referral schemes
We’re an equal opportunity employer and value diversity of all kinds. We don’t discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, age, marital status, or disability status. We also offer a remote-first working environment, meaning that flexible working and work-life balance come as standard for all employees.