Director of Finance
International , 2nd Stage Start-Up
Director of Finance - c£90-£95,000p.a.
Some Accountants like ‘maintenance’ type finance roles. Others like large corporate environments where they are surrounded by a finance team. This is certainly NOT one of those ‘typical’ roles.
If you are seeking an alternative challenge where you can make a substantial difference, then this could be the ideal role for you.
Experiencing substantial international growth, this second-stage start-up are seeking a commercially minded, Finance Professional who will thrive on helping to build something special.
This well respected tech business have a highly experienced, credible and commercially astute senior leadership team who have achieved rapid success and growth to date. The team is supported by a Board including a number of retail leaders, to whom you will have substantial exposure.
They partner with some of the best-known global businesses and their innovative product is used by thousands of grateful consumers.
With this strong foothold in their sector, a superb proven product, a clear identity and a track record of delivering consistency, they are now positioned for the next chapter in their story.
The new Finance Director will be a key part of this.
You will form a close partnership with the CEO and the existing management team and stakeholders, providing strategic finance advice and direction. You also need to strike that well-known balance within any SME of being hands-on and adopting a pragmatic approach to the transational requirements. Day to day financial management is supported by external accountants, with plans to grow the finance function as the business expands.
The Company are currently planning for their next round of fund raising to support future growth. Therefore experience within this area is beneficial.
Your ability to communicate effectively, working with and presenting to internal and external stakeholders at all levels is essential.
If you are this commercially minded, qualified individual, have relevant experience within a high-growth start-up, a background of reviewing and improving processes and procedures, strong business partnering background and you are comfortable dealing with the challenges faced within this environment, this could be a perfect match.
If this is you, then please send us a CV or call for a confidential conversation.The recruitment process is moving swiftly so please contact us ASAP.
Qualified Accountant – Preferably ICAEW from a respected firm
Strategic decision maker with a high level of commercial acumen
Experience within an operating business highly beneficial
Strong I.T. Skills with a knowledge of start-up businesses
A keen eye for detail and accuracy, ensuring financial data is summarised in a logical way and targeted to the relevant audience
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
A positive and collaborative approach