CFO - Autonomous Vehicle Scale-Up - Central London


CFO - Autonomous Vehicle Scale-Up - Central London

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    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.

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