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Group Financial Controller

Immersive Labs

Immersive Labs

Accounting & Finance
Bristol, UK
Posted on Tuesday, April 30, 2024

Immersive Labs is the leader in people-centric cyber resilience. We help organizations continuously assess, build, and prove their cyber workforce resilience for teams across the entire organization, from front-line cybersecurity and development teams to Board-level executives. We provide realistic simulations and hands-on cybersecurity labs to evaluate individual and team capabilities and decision-making against the latest threats.

Where we are now

Immersive Labs was founded in 2017, from a cargo container in Bristol, UK we’ve grown to over 300 employees globally, announced funding of more than £150 million and been voted a Best place to work for the last 3 years running! We are trusted by the world’s largest organizations including KPMG, Sophos and the NHS to measure, map to risk, and optimize the human cyber abilities of their entire workforce.

We encourage people of all different backgrounds and identities to apply. We are committed to maintaining an inclusive, supportive place for you to be you and do your very best work.

Group Financial Controller

Are you an ambitious Financial Controller looking for a new challenge? Working alongside the VP, Finance, the Group Financial Controller will help lead and develop a world-class finance function, and help facilitate the organisation's continued growth.

This is an exciting opportunity to lead a team across Management and Financial Accounts, Tax, Treasury, and Payroll ensuring each team member is set up for success.

This is a hybrid working opportunity, which requires 1 day a week in our Bristol HQ.

Your main responsibilities (we're scaling fast, so these may change as we grow):

  • Leading the Financial and Management accounts teams to deliver timely and accurate reporting to all stakeholders

  • Responsible for executing all areas of business tax compliance and advice

  • Oversee key controls required to manage cash effectively

  • Responsible for championing the core systems required to enable the financial reporting of Immersive Labs, ensuring they are adequately supported and enhancements strategically planned for

  • People leadership - you will lead and develop a team of 7 which includes - Management and Financial Accounts, Tax, Treasury and Payroll

You should apply if you have ​​(we know it’s tough, but please try to avoid the ​​confidence gap​.​​ You don’t have to match all the listed requirements exactly to be considered for this role):

  • Fully qualified Accountant (ACA / ACCA or comparable) with extensive post qualified experience

  • Extensive experience of leading teams and developing talent, with the ability to delegate and manage effectively

  • Demonstrable experience identifying deficiencies and implementing improvements

  • Significant Controller level experience of Management and Financial reporting, including responsibility for leading the audit and completion of Statutory Accounts

  • Systems experience - Netsuite, Salesforce, or similar

  • Experience in a high growth, SaaS scale up organisation would be beneficial but is not essential

Immersive Labs’ growth has been fuelled by our values that underpin everything we do, here's how they relate to this role:

  • Driven - We are innovators and market-creators, constantly moving forward to achieve results in support of our mission.

  • Inclusive - We are passionate about creating an environment of inclusion and respect for our employees, customers and partners, everyone has opportunities to thrive.

  • Customer Obsessed - We seek to develop deep relationships with our customers to help them achieve their business outcomes.

  • One Team - We are a talented global team working together to achieve our vision.

If you would like to read more about what you can expect from our recruitment process, you can visit our dedicated interview process page.

As well as an inclusive, supportive place for you to be you. We offer an extensive range of benefits so you can do your very best work:

  • Time off, flexible and remote working so you can work when is best for you, includes 25 days annual leave + 2 volunteering days and your birthday off

  • Look after your family and yourself with enhanced parental leave, mindfulness groups, critical illness cover, 7% matched pension, private healthcare plan and more

  • Career and learning development through the platform and our ‘Learn Anything’ fund

  • Recognition & Rewards for doing great work and living our values and behaviours

  • Informal or formal flexible working options, e.g. flexible start and finish times, reduced hours, job share, remote working

  • We’re a sociable, tight-knit team with monthly socials, and sports clubs. Our socials have included everything from pottery painting and paper mask making, to movie nights and escape rooms

  • When you do visit the UK hub getting there is easy: we’re based in the centre of Bristol, just a 10 minute walk from the train station. We also offer railcard loan and cycle scheme to buy a new bike

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