Chief Financial Officer

Recruiter
Harper May
Location
London
Salary
Competitive
Posted
28 Feb 2018
Closes
28 Mar 2018
Sectors
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Description

Harper May is currently working with a highly exciting fin-tech company based in Central London. My client has an outstanding online investment platform and rose to prominence with their accessible and award-winning app. The company have seen YOY growth of 120% and are now seeking a Chief Financial Officer to lead their team. With a potential IPO on the cards in the near future, this is a truly exciting time to join the organisation. The successful candidate will be a fully qualified and established finance leader with prior fin-tech experience.

Key responsibilities:

  • Leading, developing and expanding the finance team
  • Acting as the face of finance, especially when presenting to potential investors and other senior leaders
  • Complete oversight of the day-today running of finance
  • Business partnering closely with the CEO and other senior stakeholders to ensure the group hits its strategic milestones
  • Identify and implement process improvements to enhance the efficiency and accuracy of the monthly, quarterly and annual reporting process
  • Oversee the financial planning and budgeting processes Offering key strategic advice and analysis in relation to international expansion and effective growth strategy
  • Lead and prepare the organisation so go through a successful IPO

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Fully qualified ACA would be advantageous
  • Must have prior fin-tech experience
  • Must have extensive experience in leading and developing finance functions
  • Excellent inter-personal and communication skills
  • Previous experience of managing and developing staff

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