Green Park

Interim Head of Finance - Start Up

Recruiter
Green Park
Location
England, London
Salary
£600 - £601 per day
Posted
31 Oct 2019
Closes
14 Nov 2019
Ref
BBBH9155
Contact
Will Nash
Position/Level
Department Head, Director
Responsibilities
Accounting, Analyst, Finance, Strategy
Sector
Technology
Contract Type
Contract / Interim
Language
English

Assignment: Interim Head of Finance - Digital/Technology/App Start-Up

Day Rate: £600 per day

Start Date: November 19

Term: 6 months

Location: Central London

Client Description: An iconic UK Brand.

Background of Assignment

The decision has been made to embark on a new venture to create a digital/technology interface between an established £bn t/o business and their end customer. If successful, not only will this engineer a way of effortlessly and efficiently engaging directly with their customer 24 hours per day, 7 days per week, 365 days per year but create a platform that can be marketed to their competitors and other organisations that could benefit from this technology.

Assignment:

  • Work with the management team to launch the new venture
  • Take financial ownership of the business plan, create and run the models, enabling the budgets to be set and operations to commence
  • Act as the key financial point of contact for the main group to liaise with
  • Lead the consultation process of selecting the financial systems, negotiation of service level agreement and implementation
  • Lead the creation of financial accounting and reporting framework, installing the appropriate controls, governance and procedures to meet the short, mid and longer-term business objectives
  • Define the structure of the finance team and future hiring plans

Candidate Profile

This would suit a hands-on Head of Finance or Finance Director, who specifically has a successful track record of setting up new businesses / start-ups from scratch, demonstrating their experience of meeting the core objectives set out above. In addition, those from an IT / Technology / App-Development background is preferred, as being able to understand the process of App-Development and creating/trading through an online platform would be invaluable in this role.

For more information, please contact Will Nash.

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