Financial Controller


London, UK (HQ)


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The Financial Controller sits within Financial Reporting and reports to the Finance Director. This is an important role in the accounting and financial reporting team, being the lynchpin between the team reporting managers and the wider our goals.

The main tasks undertaken will include:

  • Enhance and prepare monthly consolidated reporting pack, to include consolidated P&L, Balance sheet and Cash flow; based on individual country returns.

  • Responsible for the month-end close ensuring that the reporting team can meet the needs of the investor relations team, and shorten the month-end timetable

  • Help design and implement global financial reporting controls, communicate with internal audit on a testing plan and monitor the effectiveness of the controls.

  • Lead the Financial System (NetSuite) chart of accounts – designing a change process, ensuring communication with all relevant departments, and considering ways to improve insight from it.

  • Lead the relationship with the financial systems team, ensuring the ERP system is being used, identifying improvements, and working on the transformation programme to allow the financial reporting team to have a more streamlined and shortened month end process.

  • Ensure that the accounting policy manual is up-to-date and on changes to / new accounting policies, including analysis of the impact of new accounting standards or preferred practices by the business.

  • Preparation/review of the financial statements and managing external reporting commitments.

  • Lead the audit process for the group, to meet the deadlines of the group and local statutory reporting and filing goals, ensuring local GAAP accounts are prepared and filed.

  • Corporate reporting projects eg. share options and finance transformation projects.

  • Ad hoc projects, including ongoing projects to improve processes and ways of working across the finance team, M&A and improvements.


  • You will need to be (ACA, ACCA OR CA) qualified with experience running a slick month-end process.

  • Good technical accounting experience with financial systems, preferably with NetSuite experience.

  • Relevant industry or start-up experience.

Why Deliveroo

Our mission is to be the definitive food company. We are transforming the way the world eats by making food more convenient and accessible. We give people the opportunity to eat what they want, as they want it, when and where they want it.

We are a technology-driven company at the forefront of the most rapidly expanding industry in the world. We are still a small team, making a very large impact, looking to answer some of the most interesting questions out there. We move fast, value autonomy and ownership, and we are always looking for new ideas.

Workplace & Benefits

At Deliveroo we know that people are the heart of the business and we prioritise their welfare. Benefits differ by country, but we offer many benefits in areas including healthcare, well-being, parental leave, pensions, and generous annual leave allowances, including time off to support a charitable cause of your choice. Benefits are country-specific, please ask your recruiter for more information.


At Deliveroo, we believe a great workplace is one that represents the world we live in and how beautifully diverse it can be. That means we have no judgement when it comes to any one of the things that make you who you are - your gender, race, sexuality, religion or a secret aversion to coriander. All you need is a passion for (most) food and a desire to be part of one of the fastest-growing businesses in a rapidly growing industry.

We are committed to diversity, equity and inclusion in all aspects of our hiring process. We recognise that some candidates may require adjustments to apply for a position or fairly participate in the interview process. If you require any adjustments, please don't hesitate to let us know. We will make every effort to provide the necessary adjustments to ensure you have an equitable opportunity to succeed.


A competitive and comprehensive compensation and benefits package

Time to recharge

  • 25 days of annual leave (increases with tenure) and public holidays
  • One paid day off each year to volunteer or support a charity of your choice


  • Headspace membership
  • Fitness membership
  • Private medical, medical subsidy or Wellbeing Allowance, dependent upon location



  • We pay every employee competitively for the role they are performing in their respective location
  • Most employees are eligible for a variable cash bonus that directly rewards individual contributions and is linked with broader company success

Work life

  • Market-leading Parental and Compassionate Leave Policies
  • Work-from-home kit
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Roolearn platform, giving you access to content from leading L&D provider
  • Employee Resource Groups including Women in Tech, Roo-LGBTQ+, Racial Equity and more


  • Free Deliveroo Plus subscription (or equivalent)
  • While this varies by country, you’re likely to have monthly team lunches and, if you are in the office, frequent opportunities to try new foods