Business Controller / Financial Controller

London (Central), London (Greater)
Competitive salary
10 Jun 2021
10 Jul 2021
Contract type
Full time

who we are 

Welcome to PANGAIA, a materials science company on a mission to save our environment. We are a global collective of one heart and many hands β€” scientists, technologists, designers β€” creating essential products from innovative tech and bio-engineered materials.

We design products for living in, for any situation and for basic needs. We create our products with smart technology and use as many sustainable & recyclable elements as possible.

We are starting a movement. Designing a better future.

about this role

Reporting into the FD, the business controller will assume responsibilities for much of the day-to-day running of the finance team, managing a team of 2 (AP and AR), will oversee month-end preparations and provide support to the internal (team of 2) and outsourced Tax department.

a day in the life:

Key responsibilities include:

  • Oversee day to day finance, including AR and AP (both role newly established)
  • Preparation of monthly management accounts for 3 entities (UK, US and Italy) with the support of FD and external accountants
  • Establish financial processes for the upcoming ERP system
  • Monthly in-depth analysis of costs
  • Audit management

Other Responsibilities

  • Identify and implement any process improvements, ensuring other Finance team members or other departments are involved as required.
  • Understand the current business processes and assist in the development of systems and procedures to ensure strong financial controls are embedded.
  • Internal ad-hoc audits


  • ACA, CIMA or ACCA qualified or finalist
  • Experience of working in a fast paced and dynamic environment; finance experience within a retail or e-commerce business would be an advantage.
  • Strong analytical skills and be able to present financial data accurately
  • Higly quantitative with a very strong understanding of data
  • Self-motivated and can work autonomously
  • Netsuite experience is a must

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