Chief Financial Officer

Posted 28 July 2022
Salary £120000 - £150000 per annum + Equity
LocationLondon
Job type Permanent
DisciplineSenior Finance
Reference28763_1658999265
Contact NameMarc Harris

Job description

Chief Financial Officer - Fully Remote - £150000 + bonus + equity

The Company

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a CFO to join a software company who are reinventing work and challenging the assumption that a local team is the best team.

Our client helps businesses access the best on-demand software teams on the planet, building freelancer careers with more benefits than permanent employment.

The Role

Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer (COO), you will be a highly entrepreneurial finance leader, building, driving and owning the company's finance, business intelligence and legal functions.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Establish a best-in-class CFO function covering all the key areas of strategic planning, FP&A, BI, management reporting, tax, treasury, legal, compliance and risk.
  • Drive the business to reach profitability, identifying and managing the company's key growth levers
  • Lead on all transaction activity, both fund-raising (debt and equity) and company exit, including the production of all financial models, scenario planning, investor decks.
  • Presentation, negotiation, and investor reporting directly with venture capital, M&A partners and potential acquirers.
  • Be a key member of the Executive team, providing strategic guidance and support on financial and tax strategies.
  • Interface directly with the Board, Investors, Audit and Compensation Committees of the Board, ensuring they have a clear sense of the overall financial health and potential risk areas of the company.
  • Managing the company finances, making use of all available sources of working capital to unlock further investment in business growth
  • Support key customer & supplier negotiations; provide input into and oversight of pricing decisions and models; drive an awareness and mitigation of commercial risk; drive commercial performance across the business
  • Drive process improvement within Finance and related areas

About You:

  • Tenured CFO with a minimum of 4 years' experience as the number 1 in finance
  • Experience driving financial strategy in a 200%+ year-on-year growth environment
  • Experience in leading a series B+ fund-raise or an IPO, IE or Trade Exit over £100m

What You Will Receive In Return:

This is an exciting opportunity to have a real impact on the continued growth of a fast growing organisation. You will receive meaningful equity, have the opportunity to work anywhere and receive a competitive remuneration package.

Chief Financial Officer - Fully Remote - £150000 + bonus + equity

Applications are encouraged from all candidates meeting or exceeding the minimum criteria for the role regardless of age, disability, gender, orientation, race, religion or ethnicity.