Finance Director | VC-backed Biotech | Cambridge

Role:

Finance Director | VC-backed Biotech | Cambridge

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
  • Starts:
    Q1 2021
  • Salary
    £100000 — £140000
    Per annum + Share options
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Finance Director | Fast Growth Bio-Tech Company | Cambridge | Competitive remuneration package

    I am excited to be working exclusively with a fast-growth Biotech company based in Cambridge to recruit a Finance Director who will join the business in 2021.

    This business have recently been integral in supporting the R&D for a Covid-19 vaccine and also have an interesting number of drug development cycles in other fields. The business recently secured a monumental VC-backed fundraise and are now looking for a Finance leader to establish an internal Finance function and help shape the commercial strategy for the business. All of these activities are a "first-ever" for the business. This hire will compliment the recent appointment of several senior commercial/research specialists who will be joining the business next year to shape the strategy of the company.

    Core duties include -

    * Ownership of the monthly management accounts
    * Control of the Balance Sheet and P&L accounts
    * Production of monthly budgeting and forecasting
    * Work with the CEO/Founder on investment reporting and roadshow activities
    * Quarterly reporting for current investors with the potential to also business partner into a dedicated external investor official in-time
    * (POTENTIAL) The recruitment and development of a Financial Controller to support the transition of bringing outsourced accounting functions in-house and overseeing d2d finance activities
    * Incorporate an environment where budgets holders are aware of their respective budget and short/long term forecasting
    * Cost analysis and commercial product modelling

    Essential Requirements:

    * Qualified Accountant
    * Senior finance leadership within a hyper-growth business
    * Strong commercial expertise

    What we'd like to see

    * Previous Biotech start up experience
    * Experience of supporting a business from start-up through to IPO/Exit

    In return for the above, this company can offer a strong remuneration package which includes a share options incentive which would be realised upon floatation or sale of the company which the business look to make strong headway towards in the next 12-18 months.



    Candidate Availability - Q1/Q2 2021

    Salary: Daily Rate or via PAYE (contractors must be comfortable with working via Umbrella due to forthcoming changes with IR35.

    Working hours: The company are open to part-time working

    Location: Cambridge

    Please get in touch with Dan Rahemtulla on 0203 773 3530 for further information

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