Chief Financial Officer

Sector:Software & IT Services
Job type:Perm
Salary/Rate:£150,000 per annum
Town/City:Leeds
County:West Yorkshire
Job ref:39369
Post Date:03. 04. 2024
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About the Role

Harper May is currently working with an innovative tech firm, crafting cutting-edge solutions to drive efficiency, scalability, and success in digital landscapes. My client is currently seeking a Chief Financial Officer to lead their team. The company has gone from strength to strength since inception and has a fantastic reputation for providing innovative solutions.

This role will report directly into the CEO and will serve as a key member of the senior management team.

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 / ACCA / CIMA would be advantageous 
  • 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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