Head of Finance

Recruiter
FDU group
Location
Oxfordshire
Salary
£80,000-£100,000 + benefits
Posted
26 Jun 2021
Closes
24 Jul 2021
Job Title
Head of Finance
Experience Levels
Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
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.