Interim CFO

Greater London
£120k - 130k per year + bonus + benefits
30 Apr 2021
28 May 2021
Gareth Cowan
Job Title
Experience Levels
Contract Type
Full Time

If you’re a passionate, smart and driven CFO with experience in an an SME from Financial Services, Fin Tech or SaaS, this a brilliant contract nto get. It's a 12 month Fixed Term Contract to cover the current CFO. 

Reporting to the CEO and the Board, this is a hands-on Finance role with lots of strategic and commercial responsibilities. It's a small Finance team, so we need candidates to be hands-on.....

…..if you are from a large corporate environment and like the comfort and support that comes with that, then this is NOT the role for you.

The Responsibilities:

  • Full ownership of Financial & Management Accounts, MI, forecasting and planning and all internal and external reporting
  • Identify, implement & lead efficient financial and operational processes in order to achieve sustainable growth
  • Full responsibility for overseeing the finance function, including reviewing, improving & streamlining accounting & financial management processes
  • Produce high-level MI to support key decision-making across the business
  • Support the leadership team in terms of business development, modelling and strategic growth opportunities
  • Oversee & ensure the production of year end consolidated accounts & financial statements.
  • Responsible for all cash-flow, reconciliations, VAT, Tax and GL activity
  • Responsible for all financial reporting and control (management of out-sourced provider)
  • Responsible for all financial analysis and planning as well as strategic business planning
  • Design and implement smart and simple ways of ‘financial story-telling’
  • Manage relationships & contractual agreements with external partners & suppliers
  • Be a core member of the top senior management team - advising on the growth of the business as well as putting milk in the fridge!

Required skills & experience:

  • Must be an experienced CFO
  • Fully Qualified CIMA/ACA/ACCA or equivalent
  • Previous experience within fin-tech, SME technology, Saas or SME Financial Services essential
  • Gravitas and the ability to interact with a very senior board of directors and industry leaders
  • A problem solver - someone with energy and curiosity to make finance look easy
  • The ability to think big. You will need to build solutions and processes that can scale
  • Be more hands-on than you have ever been before (and love it)!

Superb role for someone who is available within the next month, who is open to a contract role. 

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