Head of Finance - Fast Growth Software VC Backed Scaleup


Head of Finance - Fast Growth Software VC Backed Scaleup

  • Type:
  • Where:
    City of London, London
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  • Salary
    £70000 — £90000
    Per annum + equity share + company benefits
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    Head of Finance - Fast Growth Software VC Backed Scaleup

    The Client:

    Harmonic are proud to be working with one of London's fastest growing software Scaleups. Our client has raised significant VC investment from some of the most respected funds in the UK. Their software is disrupting the market which has seen the business double their turnover to 25 million and they plan to double that within the next 1 to 2 years. The team is growing extremely fast which is why the client are looking for a finance professional to come in below the CFO to support and manage the finance division.

    Our Client are non-corporate and have a great company culture with a modern approach to a work/life balance. Located in Central London they have one of the best offices in town with fantastic views. They have big plans wanting to double their turnover in back to back years and expand internationally opening offices in the US and Europe.

    The Role:

    This is a new role due to the significant growth they have experienced in the last year. Reporting into the CFO, you will be number 2 in the finance structure assisting the CFO with strategic aims whilst managing the team for the day to finance duties.

    Duties day to day:

    * Full responsibility for the management of the Finance function
    * Establishing robust financial controls and efficient monthly close process
    * Managing a team responsible to produce management accounts, annual reporting and AP/AR
    * Work with Tech teams to drive efficiency and automation
    * Business Partner with the CEO and CFO providing detailed and insightful Analysis and driving a Forecasting & Planning cycle
    * Implementing a Budgeting procedure ensuring that Finance becomes integral to decision
    * Implementing best practice and developing a talented team
    * Production of effective KPI Reporting metrics and financial models
    * Manage future fundraising rounds
    * Shaping strategic expansion plans

    What we need to see (Essential)

    * Technically Strong Accounting Background (ACA, ACCA, CIMA)
    * Able to build Finance processes from scratch
    * Commercially Astute
    * Keen to work in a fast-paced Scaleup
    * Excellent communication skills and ability to Partner C-Level stakeholders

    What we'd like to see (Not Essential)

    * Worked in a Software Start-Up/Scaleup
    * Worked with VC or PE Investors


    £70-90k + equity share + unlimited holidays + great company benefits

    Please forward an up-to-date CV in the first instance to be considered for interview. Or likewise ring Graeme Gillies on 0203 773 3530.

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