Head of Finance

FDU group
£80,000-£100,000 + benefits
26 Jun 2021
24 Jul 2021
Job Title
Head of Finance
Experience Levels
Contract Type
Full Time

fdu is recruiting the Head of Finance for a Private Equity (PE) backed Technology / SaaS client based in Oxford.

With a global head count currently standing at 150, our client is the market leader across 2 continents and expanding into the US. They are expanding their international footprint and expecting to continue its current growth rate of 45% YoY.

All of which mean that it is the right time for this Technology / SaaS client to recruit a Head of Finance to manage the Finance function and support international expansion.

Reporting into the COO/CFO your role will span financial reporting and financial planning and analysis. Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Day to day management of the finance function
  • Statutory accounts preparation and group consolidation (US and US).
  • Management reporting, establishing and measuring KPI’s and other key business metrics.
  • Managing period end close.
  • Leading the budgeting process; forecasting and variance analysis.
  • Producing high quality financial insights to support the decision-making process.
  • Support / lead scale-up finance projects to support growth (e.g., new systems implementation).

Your profile:

  • Qualified Accountant; anticipated that you will be Practice trained (ACA) as we require a strong technical skill set including consolidations and tax. Ideally 5+ years PQE.
  • Systems integration / implementation.
  • Highly analytical, able to build a sophisticated financial planning & analysis (fp&a) function.
  • Management experience, the ability to grow and develop a team.
  • Proven experience in a high growth environment: start-up or SME.
  • Ideally have small and large company experience; bringing both the knowledge of how to operate and behave in a growth company, and financial best practice.