CFO

Role:

CFO

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Salary
    £100000 — £150000
    Per annum
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    CFO | Autonomous Vehicle Technology Start-Up | London



    The Client



    Harmonic are proud to be working with one of London's most exciting start-ups in autonomous driving technology. This rapidly expanding business has developed an unprecedented technology for identifying other on-road vehicles and pulls in information from its surroundings utilising the internet of things (IoT) to revolutionise how cars see the outside world.



    After recently receiving series A funding the business plans to secure further funding with this appointment to facilitate their rapidly forecasted growth. The forecast for 2020 revenue is a 500% increase on 2019's numbers.



    In order to deliver the business' long-term strategy, Harmonic Finance has partnered with them to support the recruitment of the business' first CFO.



    The company is based in the tech-centre of London, just a short walk from Old Street roundabout and boasts some of the most refreshing and exciting workspace in London. The culture is not only non-corporate but fun and attracts a smart, self-motivated workforce, headed up by an experienced leadership team with a track record of scaling businesses.



    The Role



    The CFO will be business partnering with the CEO to take the business through series B and C rounds of funding to ultimately scale the business internationally and partner with existing automotive manufacturers to integrate the technology globally.



    * Full responsibility for the management of the finance function
    * Supporting the CEO and investors in additional fund raising, mid-term financial planning and longer-term growth strategy (market entry etc)
    * Management of FP&A, MI, financial systems, cash management and financial reporting
    * In the start-up environment, the CFO will play a key role in company decision Making and be required to work on a range of projects out with Finance
    * Provision of detailed analysis to internal stakeholders and the VC board
    * Implementing best practice and developing a talented team
    * Production of effective KPI reporting metrics and financial models



    What we need to see (essential):



    * ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified
    * Experience scaling a business quickly (ideally series A to series C)
    * Excellent communication and organisational skills
    * Strong leadership skills
    * Fundraising experience
    * Commercially astute
    * Keen to work in a fast-paced start-up



    What we'd like to see (bonus):



    * Experience working in an automotive/engineering/electronics/software business
    * M & A experience



    Salary: £100,000 - £150,000 + bonus + share options



    Start date: ASAP



    Please get in touch with Jack on 0203 773 3530 for further information.



    Please feel free to share this with friends of colleagues that may be in interested.

    Apply for this role