Financial Controller

Generation Home
London, UK
Competitive salary
04 May 2021
07 May 2021
Experience level
Qualified accountant
The CompanyGeneration Home is a new mortgage lender on a mission to transform the housing market. We're broadening access to homeownership for aspiring first-time buyers, simplifying the home-buying process and promoting our customers' financial wellbeing through the smarter management of their home finances.

We're backed by leading US and European venture capital funds and recently closed a £21 million Series A, setting us up for a big 2021.

The RoleYou will play a critical role in redefining one of the largest sectors of the UK economy and one of the most important consumer experiences.

Your responsibilities will include
  • Cashflow forecasts, reporting and cash management for asset funding structures
  • Corporate cash management processes and development of cashflow forecasts
  • Oversight of mortgage accounting policies
  • Ownership of financial reporting
  • Preparation of monthly management accounts and annual financial statements
  • Implementation of new accounting system to ensure efficiency
  • Work with department heads to build, analyse and challenge budgets
  • Revenue reconciliation
  • Invoices and supplier management
  • Liaising with auditors and communicating with the audit committee

RequirementsWe hire people who
  • Are humble and hungry to learn
  • Own the outcomes of their work
  • Acknowledge failures and use them to grow
  • Think big and are undaunted by the scale of the company's ambitions

For this role we are looking for
  • Chartered Accountant with mortgage industry experience
  • Strong technical accounting skills including IFRS
  • Expertise managing cashflows and reporting for warehouse and securitization structures
  • The expertise and initiative to implement new accounting processes and control
  • The ability to develop reporting and analytical processes to add value to a rapidly growing business

As with all roles in the company, you will be expected to keep the needs of our customers at the forefront of your mind and work cross-functionally to deliver the best possible outcomes for them at all times.

  • Generous equity package
  • Some flexibility around working hours and location
  • 25 days of vacation
  • Pension contributions matched (3% currently)

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