Director of Finance

Second Stage, Tech Start-Up

Leamington Spa / Remote Working Blend Competitive Salary + Incentive Package

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 within a tech market disruptor, and where you can make a substantial difference, then this could be the ideal opportunity for you.

Experiencing substantial 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 industry leaders, to whom you will have substantial exposure.

They partner with well-known 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.

As the new Finance Director, you will be a key part of this.

You will form a close partnership with the Directors 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 transactional requirements.

The Company are currently working with a top 4 accountancy firm for their Series A fund raising to support future growth which will involve international opportunities. 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.

Requirements

  • Qualified Accountant
  • Experience within an ecommerce or online advertising tech business is beneficial
  • Strategic decision maker with a high level of commercial acumen
  • Strong I.T. Skills with a knowledge of the challenges of a high-growth 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
  • A proven background of taking a pragmatic and commercial approach to cost management
  • A positive and collaborative approach
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

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