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Financial Controller

London / Remote
Full Time

At Clim8 we believe that investing for climate impact is the only way forward to create a sustainable future. Our long-term mission is to allow hundreds of thousands of users on the platform to get good returns while investing into clean energy and truly sustainable companies, through our app. Our experienced team invests in a tailored portfolio of companies and funds that generate a real positive impact on the environment through six core themes that can help us reach the UN Sustainable Development Goals: green energy, clean mobility, climate technology, sustainable food, water systems and circular economy.

We are a young, fast-growing company made up of super skilled professionals with strong values: our team members are autonomous and accountable, customer centred, curious, relentless, and driven by the will to make a positive climate impact together.

To support our growth, we are looking for a London-based Financial Controller to join our team.

The Financial Controller will support the Board of Directors and senior leaders across the business to deliver the wider business objectives. He/she/they will report directly to the interim Chief Financial Officer.

Key responsibilities:

  • General finance and accounting activities (reconciliation, financial reporting etc.),
  • Control of reporting and statutory compliance across the business, developing and implementing appropriate internal control procedures,
  • Review and monitoring of Group tax position, calculations and filings,
  • Contributing to the production of detailed accounting and financial analyses to identify opportunities to improve performance,
  • Identifying and implementing process improvement and simplification,
  • Overseeing all bank accounts and payments,
  • Tracking spending across departments,
  • Contributing to the elaboration of annual budgets and forecasts of future performance,
  • Reviewing the budget to ensure financial objectives are met and major variances are corrected,
  • Ad-hoc financial project management tasks as required.

Skills & experiences:

Our perfect candidate will be hard-working and have a strong sense of initiative to match our company culture. She/he/they will be comfortable interacting and building constructive relationships at senior level in a culturally diverse environment.

In addition, she/he/they will have:

  • Relevant degree education (MSc Finance/Accounting or similar)
  • ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified
  • 5-10 years accounting and finance experience in the financial services sector, ideally in FinTech and/or in a fast-growing start-up environment,
  • Advanced proficiency in Excel, working knowledge of Xero.
  • Strong financial modelling, data management and data analysis skills,
  • Experience working with senior business leaders,
  • Excellent communication skills,
  • The willingness to follow up on the implemented procedures and strategies, and to report results to the Clim8 team.
  • A positive attitude, attention to detail, and strong team playing & problem solving skills are also vital in this role.

Last but not least, we are looking for someone with a real concern for the environment, determined to play their part in the transition towards a sustainable society.


  • An open, collaborative and inclusive culture where everyone is valued for their skills,
  • A highly motivated, multi-talented team to work with,
  • The opportunity to grow with the company,
  • A 25-day holiday allowance plus bank holidays,
  • An extra-day holiday so you can take your birthday off,
  • Hybrid workplace with the possibility to work remotely and on-site,
  • A 500 £ allowance to set up your home office,
  • Competitive salary based on experience,

Please email us your application at recruitment@clim8.com, with the title “YOUR FIRST NAME – YOUR SURNAME – FINANCIAL CONTROLLER ROLE”.