Financial Controller - Part Time

Rooster Insurance
25000.00 - 40000.00 GBP Annual
16 Jun 2021
24 Jun 2021
Part Time
Contract Type

Rooster is a new app based insurance company. Founded to offer fairer priced car insurance to good drivers in their 20's & early 30's. Unlike traditional insurers Rooster uses driving behavioural data rather than demographic data, collected pre quote to more accurately predict/price risk. By cherry picking lower risk drivers only, Rooster offers discounts of up to 40% to good drivers.


  • Qualified Accountant or equivalent
  • Startup experience in high volume B2C and working with similar technology (Xero, Stripe) is preferred
  • Insurance Industry background helpful, but other Financial Services backgrounds are also applicable e.g. Banking
  • Proactive with excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent people skills - you will have to work with a large number of people to do your job well
  • First rate Excel / Google Sheets skills
  • Ability to project manage and prioritise
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Comfortable with change

What the job involves

  • You will be the first inhouse finance team hire
  • Owning and establishing accounting Policies
  • Revenue and Third Party reconciliations. Examples of third parties include Underwriters, Claims TPAs and tax agencies
  • Establishing efficient financial reporting processes, which make use of the latest technology which can automate tasks normally done in Excel
  • Regulatory Reporting (to HMRC and the FCA)
  • Overseeing Month End with a focus on delivering a complete set of monthly accounts and accompanying Management Information on time
  • Managing the Year End Audit process from end to end
  • Feeding into our Financial Forecasting and modelling process
Company benefits
  • 28 days holiday (excl. bank holidays)
  • Work from home opportunities
  • Health insurance