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Financial Controller

Simon Bennett
Principal Consultant

My confidential client is a global tech company founded in 2017 committed to bringing social impact to markets. We leverage AI and machine learning technologies to provide investors, governments, companies and consumers with the right data, methodologies, and tools to make more informed decisions. 
We are now a team of more than 300 highly passionate individuals from all over the world. Together, we have established My confidential client as a leading sustainability tech company backed by investors and strategic partners such as SoftBank, BlackRock, and Deutsche Börse, who believe in us and share our goals. We have plans to continue growing our teams in Spain, the UK, and the US this year, so if you would like to join us on this rocket ship, keep reading! Your work will shape and guide the sustainable decisions of consumers and investors worldwide. 
We are looking for a Financial Controller to join our Finance team.
Within the Finance team, we are business advisors. We use data to help our internal stakeholders understand their financial needs, ensuring up to date and reliable information to enable decision making towards our business objectives, while granting smooth and compliant functioning of the finance operations.
This is the perfect position for you if you like to be in the middle of the business and excel within a fast-paced and agile environment.
To be successful, you will need to be a motivated self-starter who is proactive and action-oriented. You are able to build strong cross-group working relationships and demonstrate exceptional organizational skills with attention to detail. You enjoy working with large sets of data and advanced reporting to drive business insights. You are able to write effectively and display significant analytical and critical thinking skills, with strong attention to detail and quality.
As a Financial Controller, you will play a crucial role in the company. Reporting to the Director – Finance, you will be responsible for the accounting and fiscal oversight of My confidential client.
You will be responsible for analyzing and interpreting complex financial data and ensuring all accounting work is performed in accordance with all internal and external requirements, while ensuring the quality of the accounting and tax operations of the firm. Additionally, you will maintain orderly files and schedules, ensure the quality and completeness of the book-keeping, lead the monthly, quarterly, and annual closing process, and lead tax filings coordinating internal and external contributors (e.g., advisors).
The role is based in Madrid. In case of relocation to Madrid, my confidential client would support a relocation package. 
Way of Working: Remote / Hybrid 
Key Responsibilities

  • Prepare all accounting, audit, and tax filings for the group's entities in the US, UK, Spain, UAE, and Saudi Arabia. You will also be responsible for financial systems (e.g., Netsuite).
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements in accordance with US GAAP and IFRS.
  • Ensure that reported results comply with generally accepted accounting principles (IFRS + US GAAP).
  • Provide auditors with necessary financial reporting information and respond to their inquiries as necessary.
  • Maintain an accurate and up-to-date Chart of Accounts for the entire group.
  • Review and coordinate all day-to-day treasury functions.
  • Prepare and review periodic cash flow and investment performance reports.
  • Improve accounting and tax processes to enable the company to scale up as a quickly growing business.
  • Design and build the necessary processes to ensure global tax compliance for the company.


  • BS/MS in Accounting or Finance;
  • Netsuite (Oracle) experience is a must have;
  • Relevant international experience, working with multiples jurisdictions;
  • 7+ years’ experience in finance (Big4 + International SaaS companies, Start-up or tech company experience);
  • Proficiency in Excel;
  • Excellent oral and written English communication skills (Minimum C1 level-proficient user);
  • Highly motivated and passionate about sustainability, technology and artificial intelligence;
  • Self-starter with strong organizational and time-management skills with the ability to succeed in a collaborative, fast-paced environment.
  • *Only Cvs in English will be taken into consideration


  • ESOP / Phantom Stock: We want our employees to really feel part of My confidential client. That's why we allow them to participate in our success with ESOP or Phantom stock options. 
  • Empowered Learning: We value continuous learning development and allocate an annual training budget to support your professional growth. 
  • Premium Health Insurance: We provide access to one of the top health insurance plans in the market, powered by Cigna. 
  • Wellness and Fitness (Gympass): Access to your preferred and your favorite gyms and studios – as well as online live fitness classes, health & wellness apps, and virtual personal training sessions. 
  • Flexible Work Arrangements: We promote work-life balance through flexible schedules and remote work options. For our hybrid work set-ups, we have offices in Madrid (complete with healthy food options and monthly office events), New York City, London, Paris, Riyadh, and Abu Dhabi, and access to a global network of co-working spaces. 

Our Culture
At my confidential client, we are dedicated to cultivating an exceptional workplace environment. We take pride in our culture, defined by our commitment to being fact-based, diverse, transparent, meritocratic, and flexible. 
More about My confidential client
My confidential client’s Founder and CEO, is a successful entrepreneur recognised as one of the most distinguished leaders under 40 by prestigious institutions like the World Economic Forum. The CEO joined by excellent leadership from diverse backgrounds, countries, and experiences ranging from leading tech, consulting, and banking firms to entrepreneurs, MBAs and PhDs from top research institutions.
My confidential client has received several awards: 

  • Investment Week – Best Sustainable Investment Research & Ratings Provider 2023
  • Fast Company – Most Innovative Companies 2023 
  • The Forrester New Wave Leader: ESG Ratings, Data, and Analytics 2022 
  • European Commission | EU Seal of Excellence 2020 
  • World Economic Forum – Technology Pioneer 2020
  • World Economic Forum, Young Global Leader – Rebeca Minguela

My confidential client believes diversity, inclusion, and belonging are essential for creating an innovative and successful workplace. By actively promoting and engaging in sustainability efforts, we can help create a more equitable and resilient future for our planet and all its inhabitants.

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