London (Central), London (Greater)
Up to £120k
16 Jun 2017
26 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client is a fast paced international technology business with exciting plans for continued growth over the next 3-5 years.  The business is now seeking a new CFO to lead the finance department providing effective management of the company's finances and support the rest of the management team in the strategic management of the group.  Within a high growth environment, maintain appropriate controls, forecasts and commercial analyses ensuring timely and accurate reports and accounts, and through these assist the business in achieving its objectives. 

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 and providing additional narrative on the numbers
  • 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
  • Responsible for ensuring hardware and software are fit for purpose for current operations

Preferred Profile and Experience

  • Must be prepared to get hands dirty; there is currently a small accounts team which will need scaling as the business grows. 
  • Must have some knowledge or worked in a technology/SaaS environment.
  • PE experience is preferable but not a pre-requisite
  • Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent)
  • Team player, able to forge strong working relationships across the company
  • High energy and drive