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Equity FD.
Reading, Berkshire
Up to £150,000 + Participation
13 Jun 2019
20 Jun 2019
Job Title
Experience Levels
Qualified Accountant
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client is a privately owned, provider of cloud-based, integrated Risk Management products and Cybersecurity services with a strong financial track record and a blue -chip client base.  It is headquartered in the United Kingdom and has a small office in the United States. 

Due to planned rapid growth, they now seek to appoint a new CFO to form a triumvirate with the two founders (CEO and COO). The successful  candidate will lead finance and play  a broader role across HR , IT and other  support functions as well as in the strategic management of the group.  Within a high growth environment, they will maintain appropriate controls, forecasts and commercial analyses ensuring timely and accurate reports and accounts, and through these assist the business in achieving its objectives. 

Main tasks

  • Strategic management
  • Work with the team as a motivator, facilitator and driver for financial performance
  • Manage the working capital of the business
  • Maximise sales and margin opportunities
  • Produce budgets and appropriate re-forecasts in the required timescales
  • Take a lead in pricing strategy including price elasticity modelling .  
  • Produce and maintain reporting systems including trend analysis and financial modelling
  • Provide timely, accurate and relevant information to fully support the business
  • Ensure appropriate credit control and treasury policies are in place
  • Ensure suitable and robust financial controls are maintained across the company
  • Lead and control the annual audit process
  • Ensure legal and regulatory compliance
  • Able to make broader contribution commercially (e.g. Contract Negotiations, Fundraising)

Preferred Profile and Experience

  • Qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent)
  • International / US experience
  • Previous experience of working in a high growth technology/ SaaS business
  • Previous fundraising/ exit experience
  • Team player able to forge strong working relationships across the company

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