CFO - Fintech / SaaS Start-Up - Venture Capital Backed


CFO - Fintech / SaaS Start-Up - Venture Capital Backed

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    £110000 — £140000
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    CFO | FinTech / SaaS scale-up (Post Series B) | London

    Harmonic Finance are proud to be recruiting on an exclusive basis for one of the United Kingdom's leading post Series B FinTech/ SAAS (Software as a Service) start-ups. Following a recent multi-million-pound VC raise they are seeking to invest heavily in headcount across finance, business development, ops and customer facing teams which should see them double headcount to 100.

    Founded in 2015, they have scaled rapidly - in the process acquiring several exclusive international clients on long-term contracts. The co-founders have previously successfully exited a business for a sizeable revenue multiple and are well-respected by experienced peers within the European tech community.

    The business is looking to expand their global footprint with planned expansion into the United States.

    Based out of a beautiful new office in central London, they pride themselves on attracting and developing the best talent. They have incredibly smart people at all levels throughout the business. This is a very fast-paced environment, but they have done a fantastic job of encouraging work-life balance and diversity. There's an emphasis on the social side and a healthy openness to flexible working.

    The role:

    A newly created position (supported by a capable Financial Controller), you will be the #1 team member for Finance.

    While the business is relatively simple from a transactional perspective, there is a currently a lack of nous around the commercial financial analysis and KPI metrics and the financial input into the board pack for investors requires improvement during 2020. There is also a requirement to provide strategic leadership and support the CEO as the business make the step-change from circa 50-100 headcount as well as entry into new markets.


    * Drive commercial performance across the business
    * Provide strategic direction to the CEO and Leadership teams
    * Implement new processes around KPI analytics, forecasting and planning
    * Manage a Financial Controller to ensure robust controls and processes to ensure there is a platform for growth
    * Support the build out of a Finance team in the UK and United States
    * Face off to Venture Capital Investors
    * Lead the business through a Series C raise in 2021
    * Business Partner with multiple teams across the business
    * Ad Projects and potential M&A work

    What we need to see (Essential):

    * Qualified ACA, ACCA, CIMA
    * Experience of working within at least one Series A-C scale-up or start-up (any industry)
    * A real enthusiasm for commercial financial analysis and an ability to develop KPI dashboards.
    * Strong communication skills, including the ability and confidence to present to prospective investors.

    What we'd like to see (Non-Essential):

    * Experience as an FC, Head of Finance or Finance Director within a Fintech or SAAS or Enterprise Software business.

    Location: Old Street

    Salary: £110,000 - £140,000 + bonus + generous share options

    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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