*Finance Manager - Northampton - 3 month contract - ??320/day*
A start-up in the centre of Northampton are looking for a Finance Manager to join them on an interim basis. The company are a mobile service provider, backed by a major telecom's provider, who are on a mission to help those with hearing loss - allowing them to still connect with friends and family. They are providing a higher quality of life to their customers - delivering a mobile phone solution which enhances the audio signature of each call to perfectly suit the hearing profile of each customer. As they prepare to launch their product in the Summer, they need a Finance Manager to fill a gap whilst they recruit a permanent member of staff.
About the role:
We are building a finance organization at the 'Innovation Centre' in Northampton. This role is an amazing opportunity to join a start-up business reporting into the CFO to set up and lead the financial management and control function.
Working alongside the CFO responsibilities to support launch will also include developing and implementing,
- our accounting system - expected to be Sage - working in partnership with the rest of the business and our group function,
- strong internal controls and processes across finance and the rest of the business; revenue, expenditure, balance sheet,
- bank, cash management and controls, reporting and forecasting,
- alignment of reporting with our billing management function,
- management reporting & forecast structure and timetable, aligned with business and group requirements.
- other project work as required (eg VAT, audit).
Post launch, working with the CFO, the role will continue to develop in terms of profile and responsibility establishing a strong partnership into the business senior management team and into group. Examples: development of business performance insight, systems, controls, treasury, managing outsource provider deliverables, tax, audit and risk management.
This a very exciting and broad role, you'll have lots of autonomy and will be encouraged to share your ideas of how we can shape the team and grow.
What we are looking for from you:
You'll be qualified having broad skills and a proven track record in finance, ideally mobile telecoms. This is a 'hands on' role which will require excellent communication, project and reporting skills, as well as a strong technical background with strong systems and database skills.
You'll have an entrepreneurial spirit with a 'let's find a way to make it work' attitude, a strong desire to develop your own capabilities and to support others.
If you are looking for a purpose-driven entrepreneurial role with significant opportunity for personal contribution and room to expand accountabilities, then please get in touch!
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