Head of Finance

Job Title: Head of Finance
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: East London, London
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum
Reference: BBBH608_1554220562
Contact Name: Harper May
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 02, 2019 16:56

Job Description

A venture capital backed AI business are looking for a Head of Finance to develop and lead finance for this exciting start-up. The business has recently raised over £10m in funding and are looking to raise another £50m in 2019 to aid in the growth of the business. This is an exceptional opportunity as you'd be working day to day with the founder of the business aiding in the strategy and direction of the business.

Key Responsibilites

As Head of Finance you will be directly responsible for a variety of areas in the company.

-Preparing board reports and presenting to external stakeholders

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

-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

- Excellent communication skills

- Experience of reporting to board and external stakeholders

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