Head of Finance - Tech Start-Up - Venture Capital Backed


Head of Finance - Tech Start-Up - Venture Capital Backed

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    £75000 — £100000
    Per annum + Equity
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    New Opportunity - Head of Finance - Tech Start-up (VC backed)

    The Company

    Harmonic are pleased to be working with one of London's most exciting Fintech start-ups who have developed an innovative solution and service to one of the everyday challenges faced by people in the world of Finance and Property. They are fantastically well funded having raised substantial sums in two successive funding rounds. Now supported by several of London's most well-respected investors they are set for a period of rapid expansion.

    Our client is non-corporate and good fun with exceptionally intelligent, creative and ambitious talent who are all looking to take the business to the next level. Given this is a start-up it certainly isn't your typical 9-5 role. There is lots to do and a chance to have real impact on shaping the business!

    This is an opportunity to work at an ambitious start-up who are growing quickly both in the UK and Internationally. They pride themselves on their diverse team with an eclectic mix of backgrounds and nationalities (not to mention multiple office dogs!). They are based in an exciting new office which has recently been revamped.

    The Role

    The Head of Finance will be primarily responsible for building relationships with members of the leadership teams providing decision support, establishing a robust financial control environment and developing insightful FP&A for the Executive Leadership team. They will also build and develop the team starting with 3 direct reports.

    * Full responsibility for the management of the Finance function
    * Establishing robust financial controls and efficient monthly close process
    * Managing a team responsible for the production of management accounts, annual reporting and AP/AR
    * Work with Tech teams to drive efficiency and automation
    * Business Partner with the CEO and Co-Founders 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

    Required Experience:

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

    Optional Experience:

    * Worked in a Tech Start-Up
    * Worked with VC or PE Investors

    Offered Package:

    * £70,000 - £100,000
    * Equity (depends on salary and experience)
    * Start Date flexible (ASAP but could wait 3 months)

    Please get in touch at or give me a call on 0203 773 3530.

    Please feel free to circulate this with any friends or contacts that may be interested.

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