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Financial Controller

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Job Description

A bit about TIPi Group

TIPi Group is a rapidly growing network of individual, specialist agencies with an award-winning culture and the ultimate vow that passion beats scale.

Over the last 7 years, TIPi Group has grown to three agencies and over 70 people. The three agencies are ROAST (traditional performance digital media), Kitty (website design and development), and Rabbit & Pork (voice experience).

We all work towards one goal of building and maintaining an inclusive and supportive environment of passionate individuals who are not only encouraged to fulfil their true potential but also thoroughly enjoy their time doing so. We are incredibly proud of what we have built and we are excited to welcome others to the team and add to our diverse culture. This mindset transfers across our London, Soho HQ Office to our newly opened Cape Town, South Africa Office.

TIPi Group has an accolade of incredible awards across the board, covering not just our client work but also the culture here at TIPi Group that we are inherently proud of. In 2021, we hit a four-year streak as one of the UK’s 100 Best Small Companies to work for, and our ambitions of achieving more are not slowing down. We were also recognised by the industry coming in at number 15 for the Best Marketing and Media Agencies Best Companies to Work for 2021.


The Role

Supporting the Group Finance Director, the role of the Financial Controller has responsibility for the reconciliation and accuracy of all of the company’s financial reporting and control.

Often supporting the management accountant through difficult periods including month end & year end, you will have excellent technical and systems skills and good communication skills with all levels of staff, often having to work with various departments to control the client budgets and help them plan and manage their own budgets through tracking.

In periods of change and growth, you will be key in establishing new processes within the Company as it grows.

Reports to: Group Finance Director

Key Responsibilities

  • Form close working relationships with all staff, from Senior Management to delivery teams
  • Provide control of the integrity of all the financial data leaving the Finance team
  • Responsibility of the company’s accounting function managing the month end process including balance sheet reconciliation
  • Ensure credit limits with clients are enforced and client payment is in line with their payment terms
  • Ensure that company financial systems are robust, compliant and support current activities and future growth
  • Lead and develop the Management Accountant
  • Responsibility of the company cash management policies
  • Produce annual statutory accounts
  • Ensure that the regulatory requirements of all statutory bodies are met (including HMRC)
  • Assist with due diligence on business expansion and development. Rolling out TIPi Group financial processes in any new office opened.


The Candidate

  • Proven track record in financial management, with at least 1-2 years’ experience
  • Minimum requirement to be part-qualified ACMA accredited (ACA/ACCA also accepted) and working towards completion of last exams
  • Knowledge and background in Digital Marketing / marketing services would be beneficial
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to empathise with the stress and concerns of client teams’ day-to-day jobs
  • Strong attention to detail
  • High level of English verbal and written communication skills
  • Proven record of line management and developing colleagues
  • Enthusiastic and confident individual with the ability to interact well with people on a personal and professional level and to thrive in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment 


Working at TIPi Group

Holidays: 25 days, increasing with length of service, plus Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve off and an additional 10 days ‘work from anywhere in the world’

Location: hybrid working both from home and our buzzing office in Soho


  • Free Breakfast
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Discounted wellbeing classes / membership
  • Active company social life organised by a staff committee
  • Team sports such as softball, netball, bowling
  • Opportunity for involvement in CSR and charity initiatives
  • Cycle, electric car and tech purchase savings
  • Personal Development, including:
    • Bi-Annual appraisals
    • Company mentor scheme
  • Training, including:
    • Supplier sessions (e.g. Google)
    • Industry bodies (e.g. IAB)
    • External trainers
    • Opportunities to learn about other digital disciplines


We are an equal opportunities employer.

Please note that we will only accept applications from candidates who are legally entitled to work in the United Kingdom.


By putting our people at the heart of everything we do, we are proud to have built an award-winning culture here at TIPi Group.

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