London (Central), London (Greater)
Up to £180,000
12 Sep 2019
17 Sep 2019
Accounting, Analyst, Finance, Strategy
Contract Type

Our client is a high growth fund working across a range of sectors including Real Estate. They are now looking to recruit a CFO who has been involved with Private Equity/Investment Banking and who can help shape their future business model. This role will report directly to the CEO and will focus upon the delivery of all aspects of finance, reporting and analysis to support the business through this crucial stage of growth. Alongside embedding 'best in class' financial processes and controls, the successful candidate will support the strategic growth and direction of the business through the provision of ongoing commercial insight and analysis.


  • Proactively develop and manage the finance and reporting function to ensure real-time and transparent business insights to Senior Management
  • Delivery of accurate and timely reporting, commentary and analysis to Senior Management
  • Alongside the CEO, develop defined business metrics and consistently communicate these across the business and to investors
  • Work closely with the management team to deliver sophisticated commercial analysis to the business to include product and market scenario insights
  • Close involvement in and support for commercial negotiations with customers, partners and contractors
  • Strong interface with the operational business; managing revenues, WIP and project budgets
  • Develop and manage relationships with investors
  • Take the lead in preparation of financial information and analysis for ongoing funding rounds
  • Manage the annual company budgeting and planning process and quarterly reforecasting
  • Lead on business modelling, forecasting and financial planning
  • Develop robust commercial relationships with budget holders to include leading ongoing performance reviews against plan
  • Develop a reliable and accurate view of future business performance utilising sales pipeline and cost planning
  • Be extremely proactive in demanding focus from other team members in supporting a healthy current and forecasted balance sheet
  • Develop a monthly rolling cash flow
  • Ongoing review and proactive management of costs across the business
  • Responsibility for timely delivery of annual statutory reporting, audit and taxation requirements
  • Processing of legal documents such as contracts and NDAs. Being able to forward and involve legal support as necessary
  • Prep business for exit
  • Continued international expansion

Required Skills, Experience & Knowledge:

  • Qualified member of a UK-accredited accountancy body
  • Extensive relevant post qualification experiences with growing businesses
  • Excellent commercial & business experience
  • Experience of private institutional equity fund-raising and investment banking
  • Accustomed to working in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent verbal communication skills, with the ability to adapt their style and approach to a wide audience

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