Finance Director / CFO

Hays A&F
England, London
£90000.00 - £120000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
04 May 2018
01 Jun 2018
Renee Raichura
Job Role
Finance Director
Contract Type
Level of qualification

Finance Director - Fast growing - Tech Startup

My Client is a well-funded Tech startup, they launched in October 2015 and since have been exposed to solid growth.

Now the plan is to build on this success within London, Manchester, Birmingham and Leeds, with expansion to other cities and geographies. The role CFO to start as soon as possible. Must be super ambitious and effective with a proven track record of success to be part of a high growth company going places.

Key Responsibilities

  • Defining the finance strategy for the business
  • Running all areas of the company finances
  • Ensuring finance (and other key KPI) targets are met
  • Commercial oversite for all aspects of the business
  • Cashflow management including managing customers payments
  • Financial forecasting to help make medium and long term strategy decisions
  • Monthly reports to the board
  • Shareholder management and quarterly reporting
  • VC fund-raising
  • Managing the finance and HR teams


  • Professional accredited accountant qualification with proven leadership qualities
  • 5 years post qualified experience in multiple companies (at least one private equity backed)
  • Ability to help drive the business forward
  • High commercial acumen
  • A track record of implementing strong financial controls
  • Experience of good investor relationships
  • Excited about working in a small but high growth company
  • Experience producing & maintaining financial forecasting models
  • Smart, personable, sales & story-telling ability


  • Ex-big 4 consultant.
  • Experience managing cash flow with large payment gap
  • Worked in young, high growth company before
  • Experience fundraising (and preferably exit(s))
  • Previous experience reporting monthly finance position to board

If you are a full qualified accountant ACA (or equivalent) with relevant experience working within a small growing business and want to advantage of this rare opportunity to join a company while it is still small enough to be directly involved with its growth strategy and success then I would love to hear from you.

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