Chief Financial Officer

Sector:Manufacturing
Job type:Perm
Salary/Rate:£120,000 per annum
Town/City:Cambridge
County:Cambridgeshire
Job ref:39249
Post Date:19. 01. 2024
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About the Role

Harper May collaborates with a dynamic VC-backed science and tech scale-up, poised for unprecedented growth! As the company surges into the next phase, they seek a visionary CFO with a robust financial background to join their executive team.

Reporting directly to the CEO, the selected candidate will shape the company's destiny by leading operational excellence, overseeing manufacturing, and driving unparalleled financial success.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To prepare a corporate strategy and annual business plan to ensure that the company attains its objectives as cost-effectively and efficiently as possible
  • Liaise with Investors and be central to fundraising plans
  • Manage the finance team efficiently and aid in development
  • Work with the CEO & Board on the strategic vision including forecasting and cultivating stakeholder relationships
  • Participating and developing new business opportunities for the group 
  • Ensuring that adequate controls are installed and maintained 
  • Provide the board with an operating budget and working closely to ensure pragmatic success 
  • Oversee the management and coordination of all fiscal activities for the organisation including revenue/expense and balance sheet reports 
  • Monitor banking activities of the organisation 
  • Oversee the production of monthly reports as well as financial statements and cash flow projections 
  • Review and monitoring of Group tax position, calculations and filings 

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Fully qualified ACA
  • Previous experience in the manufacturing industry
  • Corporate Finance experience required
  • Must have extensive experience in leading and developing finance functions
  • Strong technical accounting skills are highly desirable
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Previous experience of managing and developing staff
  • Ability to work with a high level of accuracy and meet strict deadlines
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and dynamic environment 
  • Excellent Excel skills 

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