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Chief Financial Officer

Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Industry:
Salary: £220000 - £250000 per annum
Contact Name: Harper May
Job Published: July 1 2019

Job Description

Harper May is working with an exciting fintech start-up which specialises in business-to-business payments and direct debits. My client is looking to exploit this rapidly growing market, operating in a dynamic yet effective way, to offer SMEs an easier and cheaper way to process payments and direct debits. While the company is a relatively new player in the industry, they have experienced major growth in their turnover every year so far and have gained significant Private Equity investment. The company is now looking for a new Chief Financial Officer to join their team and help drive the company even further forward, and help them achieve their high ambitions.

Key duties:

  • Leading, developing and expanding the finance team
  • Complete oversight of the day-today running of finance
  • Business partnering closely with the CEO and other senior stakeholders to ensure the group hits its strategic milestones
  • Identify and implement process improvements to enhance the efficiency and accuracy of the monthly, quarterly and annual reporting process
  • Oversee the financial planning and budgeting processes for new technologies
  • Offering key strategic advice and analysis in relation to international expansion and effective growth strategy
  • Work closely with marketing teams to ensure the continued integrity of the brand

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Fully qualified ACA would be advantageous
  • Have an interest in technology
  • Prior start up experience would be a big plus
  • Must have extensive experience in leading and developing finance functions
  • Excellent inter-personal 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