Finance Director - open to flexibility

London (Greater)
18 Aug 2017
18 Sep 2017

Finance Director - open to flexibility

Significant growth creates this new opportunity for an experienced financial leader to contribute to the ongoing success and future strategy of this technology business. This opportunity requires the energy and enthusiasm for a startup environment combined with gravitas and experience.

This financial director role is multidisciplinary and requires a diverse set of skills; foremost as the organisation's financial guardian but also to be commercial, strategic and brave. You are able to work both on the business and in it. You have passion for excellence and strive to deliver on commitments.

Experience gained in the technology sector is preferred but not required. This organisation is a young high growth SME and we seek candidates with experience from similar successes.

The purpose of the role:

  • Look to the future, take a 360-degree view of the organisation and ensure the financial rigour is in place to build a sustainable and robust organisation.
  • Navigate between business strategy and the financial detail.
  • Advise the CEO and COO as a trustworthy expert and peer in the leadership team and a respected and inspiring advisor to the organisation.

The person:

  • educated to degree level
  • ACA qualified or similar
  • proven experience in a high growth SME environment
  • confident and proven in financial analysis, creating and implementing financial strategy and mitigating risk
  • commercially astute
  • combines the hands-on requirements of leading in an SME with the more strategic and tactical
  • knowledgeable in R&D tax credit and innovation awards
  • abreast of current financial processes and systems, SaaS/IT
  • is an experienced manager, a leader, a mentor
  • a natural communicator skilled at collaboration

This opportunity offers a competitive salary, pension scheme and up to 28 days holiday. The organisation is based in the South East. Flexible working options will be considered.