Chief Financial Officer

Job Title: Chief Financial Officer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
Salary: £140000 - £150000 per annum
Reference: 608_1562861900
Contact Name: Harper May
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 11, 2019 17:18

Job Description

Harper May is currently working with a leading technology company based in Leeds who are looking for a CFO to develop and lead their finance team. Having recently been through a funding round my client is looking to raise more funding later this year to aid in the growth of the business. This is an exceptional opportunity as you'd be heavily involved in the fund raise and you'd be working day to day with the founder of the business.

The successful candidate must be ACA qualified and having fund raising experience is imperitive.

Key Responsibilites

-Preparing board reports and presenting to external stakeholders

-Leading and managing a finance team, reporting direct to the CEO

-Reporting to externals such as the VC house and holding the banking relationship

-Financial planning, cashflow management and balance sheet control with upkeep of a healthy cashflow a key area of responsibilty in this industry.

-Production of regular cashflow forecasts and identification of specific reasons for downfall.

-Generating finance through investment appraisal and equity finance

-Oversee the consolidation of month end reporting and have strong control over internal controls

-Proposal of cost saving ideas across the business

Desired Requirements

- ACA Qualified / Chartered Accountant

- Fund raising experience is imperitive

- Excellent communication skills

- Experience of reporting to board and external stakeholders

- Prior experience in the tech sector / start-up environment