Chief Financial Officer

London (Central), London (Greater)
£220,000 - £250,000 (dependent on experience) plus excellent benefits and bonus
27 Jan 2023
03 Feb 2023
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Experience Levels
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Chief Financial Officer - rapidly growing, innovative, international cleantech business

Based: Central London

Salary: £220,000 - £250,000 (dependent on experience) plus excellent benefits

Seeking a qualified ACA, CIMA or ACA with at least 12 years PQE

Chief Financial Officer - About the business

A rapidly growing and innovative cleantech business that is shaking up its sector and creating a real buzz. Vibrant organisation that is expanding both in the UK and on the international stage and has substantial financial backing.Currently scaling up with the likelihood of an exit in the next few years

Chief Financial Officer - About the role

Working closely alongside the CEO and sitting on the Board, the Chief Financial Officer will take overall responsibility for the finance function and play a key role in the strategic direction of the business.At the right time you will also lead an exit on behalf of the current backers. Duties will include:

  • Overseeing the smooth running of the entire finance function
  • Develop and implement financial strategy across the UK and support international expansion
  • Provision of insightful performance analysis and strategic evaluation
  • Preparation of reports for Board of Director meetings
  • Maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders
  • Communicate with investment teams and develop strong banking relationships
  • Manage and supervise a small finance team
  • Ad hoc strategic tasks as delegated by the CEO

Chief Financial Officer - Candidate requirements

This role requires an experienced finance professional , Finance Director / CFO who can operate strategically and hands on.

  • Degree educated, and a qualified ACA, CIMA or ACCA with at least 12 years PQE
  • 12 years + of proven finance experience within a rapid growth business and ideally within an international environment
  • Experience in technology, infrastructure or energy sectors highly advantageous
  • Deep understanding of commercial finance and business strategy
  • Successful track record of raising finance
  • Previous experience of transacting an exit on behalf of shareholders
  • An excellent team player with a confident, outgoing personality and a commercial mindset
  • A strong communicator who has the ability to implement and influence change at all levels.
  • Previous line management experience essential

Chief Financial Officer - Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Discretionary bonus
  • Excellent benefits inc equity

This is a truly outstanding role at an exciting time in the company's growth. The Chief Financial Officer will play an integral part of this and will be a highly visible and influential role within the business - a fantastic opportunity to gain some excellent experience and take your career to the next level.

Interviews will take place sooner rather than later so if it of interest please do not delay in sending over your CV.