Our client, a high growth, PE backed business operating in the Fintech sector, is seeking an ambitious CFO who will work closely with, and report to the CEO. Managing a team, the CFO will play a significant role in ensuring that the strategic objectives are achieved and will have full responsibility for the financial operations of the company, including the development of the financial strategy and the raising of funds. This is a broad role and will include planning and forecasting, IT, acquisitions, legal as well as external relationships including investors and financial institutions.
ResponsibilitiesProvide proactive support to the Board in the evolution and delivery of the business strategyMonitor and report on the implementation of strategic business plansTight management of cash forecastingOversee the company’s transaction processing systems and ensure robust underlying recordsImprove operational best practices including the development and management of IT systemsAnalysis of potential acquisitions & business opportunities
Key Skills & ExperienceHave the gravitas, experience and credibility to work closely alongside the CEO with external and internal stakeholdersACA (or equivalent) with demonstrable experience as a standalone FD in a growth businessAbility to be both hands-on whilst also operating as one of the key strategic thinkersMotivated by growing shareholder value with a demonstrable understanding of how to deliver growthExperience of working with equity partners/banksFund raising experience from external investorsPrevious experience of working in the financial services sector is essential
This is a fantastic opportunity to join a business as it embarks in the next stage of its growth, with excellent potential to share in the future upside/success.