CFO

3 days left

Recruiter
EquityFD
Location
London
Salary
Up to £200,000
Posted
14 Aug 2019
Closes
28 Aug 2019
Ref
RDHOM
Position/Level
CFO
Responsibilities
Accounting, Analyst, Finance, Strategy
Contract Type
Permanent
Language
English

Our client is a high growth business services company with exciting plans both in the UK and overseas.  They are now looking to recruit a CFO to act as a key strategic partner to the CEO. Having full responsibility for finance this is a main Board position and as such will act as a key interface between investors, banks and management.

Key responsibilities:

  • Maintenance of a fit for purpose finance function
  • Develop, implement and ensure effective management of processes, tools, systems to effectively measure and report on operational and financial KPIs
  • Regular review of financial processes to ensure controls are maintained and processes are standardised wherever possible
  • Effective cash management and forecasting
  • Control of working capital, including invoicing
  • Set objectives to ensure effective and timely delivery of all accounting and activities and information
  • Maintenance of a robust control framework to ensure excellent financial budgeting, forecasting, reporting and analysis
  • Report on the financial performance of the business to the Board with a detailed understanding of the underlying numbers and what this means for future performance
  • Liaise with external auditors regarding year-end audit and oversee production of Statutory Accounts
  • Principal point of contact for Banks and Investors
  • Lead annual general meeting financial presentations
  • Develop, implement and ensure effective management of processes, tools, systems to effectively measure and report on operational and financial KPIs
  • Regular review of financial processes to ensure controls are maintained and processes are standardised wherever possible
  • Effective cash management and forecasting
  • Control of working capital, including invoicing
  • Work with senior management team to improve invoicing process
  • Analysis of the impact of new projects and services from a financial/ margin perspective.  Evaluating profitability in the negotiation of commercial terms
  • Ensure effective performance management against plans highlighting variances and proposed actions to improve
  • Developing the analytical capability of the function, using the data available to drive future decision making, shape future strategy and deliver value adding services and insights to customers and suppliers
  • Developing trend analysis on leading KPIs to help formulate the Company’s story to management and investors
  • Lead on key strategic projects across the business

Candidate Profile:

  • Fully qualified accountant (ACA or equivalent)
  • Experience in a fast-paced business services company, possibly PE backed
  • Previous City facing experience
  • Strong understanding of corporate governance
  • Sharp commercial and entrepreneurial acumen
  • Change management experience
  • A flexible approach to dealing with challenges and solving problems.
  • Able to grasp and manipulate detail and to absorb information quickly
  • Strong influencer and team player able to lead and manage teams to achieve results

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