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Head of Finance

Job Title: Head of Finance
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Industry:
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum
Reference: 608_1564157004
Contact Name: Harper May
Contact Email: cvs@harpermay.com
Job Published: July 26, 2019 17:03

Job Description

Harper May is currently working with a leading Fintech company based in Liverpool Street. The company has gone through 80% YoY growth and is now looking to take on a Head of Finance to lead their team. The role will provide the successful candidate with the opportunity to implement growth strategies and lead commercial finance for a high growth, fintech and work directly with the CFO of the business. The successful candidate will have a proven background in financial technology and must have FCA experience.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Full ownership of the company finances
  • Reporting to the board of directors and potential investors
  • Business partnering with commercial teams to enhance the company brand
  • Creating detailed company forecasts and setting budgets
  • Implementing and reporting on company KPI's
  • Providing key strategic advice based on solid figures
  • Ownership of the monthly, quarterly and annual reporting functions
  • Developing and maintaining first class systems and controls

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Must be fully qualified
  • Must have FCA experience
  • Highly motivated and pro-active self starter
  • Prior financial technology experience is essential
  • 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