Our client is a high-growth technology business with an impressive international client base.  They are now looking to recruit a commercial CFO who is also comfortable working in the detail as the business embarks on the next stage of its’ growth. 

Role

This is a peer level strategic partner to the CEO and importantly the CFO will be responsible for helping to formulate the future strategy together with other members of the management team.  This role will lead the finance department to provide effective management of the company’s finances and maintain appropriate controls, forecasts and commercial analyses.   

Main tasks

  • Strategic management
  • Work with the team as a motivator, facilitator and driver for financial performance with the emphasis on cash in addition to profit
  • Manage the working capital of the business
  • Maximising sales and margin opportunities
  • Effective management of a small finance team
  • Production of budgets and appropriate re-forecasts in the required timescales
  • Produce and maintain reporting systems including trend analysis and financial modelling
  • Provide timely, accurate and relevant information to fully support the business
  • Ensure appropriate credit control and treasury policies are in place
  • Responsible for the effective management of stakeholder relationships including Investors and Bank
  • Ensure suitable and robust financial controls are maintained across the company
  • Lead and control the annual audit process
  • Ensure legal and regulatory compliance
  • Able to make broader contribution commercially (e.g. Contract Negotiations, Fundraising)

Preferred Profile and Experience

  • Qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent)
  • Must be prepared to get hands dirty
  • Previous experience of working in a high growth technology/ software business
  • M&A experience including exit planning
  • Team player able to forge strong working relationships across the company
  • Previous fundraising experience, either PE/ VC/ HNW
  • High energy and drive

Apply

Email candidates@equityfd.com.