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We find the Finance and Accounting talent which makes your organisation brilliant. Search, Recruitment and Fractional CFOs for start-ups, scale-ups and the creative industries.
Find your happy place with Harmonic.
At Harmonic, we believe that ‘brains beats brash’ every time. Colleagues are encouraged to impress you with their specialist knowledge, not with how much business-jargon* they can drop into a sentence.
Our company structure and job titles reflect this commitment: we’re analysts and community builders first, business development professionals second. With each of our colleagues fully-committed to producing the most detailed and high-quality industry analysis for their sector. Take a look at our insights page here.
*only the Four Tops should ever “reach out”.
Every customer and colleague is equal and receives the same care and attention. At Harmonic, we act, communicate and think with this front of mind, and– as with all of our company values- display of respect directly determines promotion prospects and annual compensation. We don’t do meaningless buzzwords.
For many candidates job hunting can be a time-consuming and emotionally draining process. And with this in mind we commit to polite and considered communication at all times. You won’t be kept waiting for updates or information and in the unlikely event that anything goes awry, it’s ingrained in our culture that we own our mistakes and rectify them as quickly as possible.
We understand that each of our colleagues and customers have different life experiences, abilities and outlooks. We celebrate and harness this diversity (it’s no coincidence that our UK HQ is in Camden Market!) and listen actively to ensure that everyone’s viewpoints are heard.
We measure our success as a business by our social impact, not just our revenue growth. And have consistently committed 5% of our net profits to charities and social causes which are important to us in the UK and USA. This covers ongoing commitment to supporting mental health wellbeing organisations, children’s literacy, race and gender equality and LGBTQ+ organizations. We are firm believers that small gestures of kindness can make a huge difference and reject ‘culture war’ dialogue and social division.
Our clients and candidates are people first, not a human capital ‘resource’ to be farmed. And we have been committed since the very beginning to hosting only events and workshops which add real value to our business community. Through our partnerships with Tech Nation, Supper Club, YPO and Forbes we have attracted Entrepreneurs, Investors and Executives from $1 billion Unicorns alongside Pre-Seed wizards who are ready to share their knowledge and wisdom.
We love the sectors we work in. Because we understand them so well, we understand what our clients are looking for, and any challenges their industry may be facing.
Our insights are topical and enlightening, and showcase our knowledge of the sectors we care so much about.
Earlier this month, some of the Harmonic team and I had the pleasure of attending Web Summit 2022 held in Lisbon. Web Summit is Europe’s largest tech event that brings together some of the biggest names in tech alongside a global community of start-ups.
Hiring a CFO is a huge milestone for ambitious start-ups. These experts can completely transform the financial health and revenue potential of small businesses. CFOs often tackle vital responsibilities such as revenue forecasting, cash flow management, and strategic planning - all of which are key to sustained growth.
As a Founder or Investor, what should you expect from your CFO? How should this evolve as you shift from Seed through to Series E or IPO? Chris Short, our Boston-based SaaS expert for Harmonic Finance has the some of the answers.
In the past two decades we have seen exponential growth in the Tech start-up and scale-up space and there is one trait, regardless of industry or sector, whether in SaaS, Artificial Intelligence, Fintech, e-commerce, HealthTech, AdTech or a whole host of others, that they have in common and that is exponential headcount growth.
This article was sponsored by Harmonic Finance.
It’s a city that’s absolutely brimming with unique culture, tourist destinations, and rich historical landmarks. It was also voted the 13th best city in the world by Time Out this year, beating heavy-hitters like Tokyo, New York, and Paris.
Harmonic placed our CFO and led the process with flawless grace, professionalism, and the highest standards. We've come out with an amazing outcome for our company - and made a friend along the way.Chris Edson, CEO, Second Nature Find out more about our values
All great partnerships are built on respect and understanding, and we have worked hard to make sure we are worthy of both.
Our dedication to finding the best candidates in the market has given us a reputation to be proud of, and allowed us to team-up with some of the most exciting start-ups, scale-ups and creative organisations. To find out more, contact us today.