Stanton House

Interim Finance Director

Stanton House
England, London, City of London
£500 - £700 per day
10 Jul 2018
24 Jul 2018
Chloe England
Accounting, Finance
Contract Type
Contract / Interim

A PE-backed FinTech business, who is shaping the market, is looking for an interim Finance Director to be part of an exciting start-up with a clear and compelling proposition. This is a unique opportunity for a proven finance leader to put their stamp on a business that has all the building blocks to become a market leader.

Whilst establishing and building a team and a best in class finance function, you will never lose sight of the customer and what the business was established to deliver. Your belief that a disruptive organisation full of talented people can make a difference will be infectious and as much of a benefit to the business as your financial and commercial acumen.

Reporting to the CFO and managing a team of 5-6 you will be responsible for:

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ownership of the quarterly forecasting and budgeting cycle
  • Ownership of monthly management reporting
  • Timely and accurate preparation of all statutory/regulatory returns in line with IFRS/VAT/Tax etc.
  • Monitor cash flow, accounts receivable and payable
  • Interpret complex financial information and provide updates and commercial guidance as needed
  • Supervise the finance team, financial controller and other employees in the facilitation of day-to-day operations
  • Ensure financial systems are robust, compliant, fit-for-purpose, scalable for future growth, and configured to optimise efficiency

Person Specification:

  • Experienced FD and qualified accountant with significant PQE (SaaS and FinTech knowledge would be advantageous)
  • Tech background and PE ownership experience
  • Advanced understanding of financial systems
  • Commercial operator who understands how to be a true business partner
  • Experience building, managing and training teams
  • Drive to solve problems and continuously improve processes
  • Drive and energy to support a fast paced and growing business

If you are interested in the role, please apply below. Unfortunately, we may not be able to respond to every unsuccessful applicant.

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