Chief Financial Officer

Recruitment Genius Ltd
Milton Keynes
08 Mar 2018
17 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
A fantastic chance to join at the earliest stages of a well-funded start-up fintech business developing a new digital marketplace - an online platform where customers can find and buy all manner of retail and financial products.

The CFO will be integral to establishing the business, setting the culture and contributing to the overall success of the operation. The platform is being designed to challenge traditional ways of buying digital and retail products and services by encouraging more open markets, providing simpler interaction and payments capabilities and adding an engaging social element; all based on a first class technology platform whose development is broadly complete.

The Role would suit a CFO looking to build and run the finance function for a start-up fintech business. The candidate must be happy to initially work at all levels of the finance function with a very sleeves rolled up approach and with a broad knowledge of accounting, financial and business principles and skills.

A strategic thinker and effective leader who understands finance and can support the development of the business by providing strategic and tactical advice on all elements of finance. The CFOs primary objective is to guide the company towards profitability and long-term success, as well as ensuring execution of transactions to our marketplace sellers.

Essential experience

- Strong general finance experience in a management role
- Background in the financial services, within a regulated entity
- Demonstrable experience of the regulatory authorisations process and having dealt with the regulator
- Experience of developing a finance function and building and implementing finance systems, processes and controls that align to industry best practice
- A history of working on the development of business plans and funding pitch packs
- Experience of e-money licences, online payments, liquidity, multi currency and capital adequacy processes
- Entrepreneurial and intellectual horsepower
- An inquisitive and innovative mindset - someone who is willing to bring new ideas and concepts to the table
- Energy and enthusiasm for building a new business
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