Chief Financial Officer, CFO

Recruiter
Jenrick Commercial
Location
Hampshire
Posted
18 May 2019
Closes
21 May 2019
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Basingstoke Area, Hampshire, Fast Growing Technology Company, Highly lucrative salary + Strong benefits.

About the Company:

With over 300 employees globally and offices in the US, EMEA and APAC regions (70% of which are based in the companies Hampshire offices) this Technology SAAS company has seen strong growth over the last few years. The company has had double digit growth and are now major players in this $17 Billion industry. This company also business partners some of the worlds most recognised brands and their order book is extremely strong so it’s a great time to join them.

Background on the role:

After 4 years in the business the current CFO who has done a great job in laying the foundations of the business and implementing a great finance team is relocating. In view of this pending change we are now looking for a new CFO to take the reins of the business and continue the good work that has already been done as well as putting thier own CFO stamp to help drive the business to the next level.

Duties of the CFO:

Lead and continuously improve the finance and wider business operations team (sales operations, commercial, legal & compliance on a global basis) to deliver positive results across the company.

Take responsibility for ensuring the effective financial systems and processes are in place in order to meet all statutory and regulatory requirements, as well as reporting and planning the needs of the business.

Responsible for the provision of financial analysis so there is ‘one version of the truth’ across the business and in particular, partnering with the business to turn that analysis into wisdom and positive action.

Partner with Sales and Business Development teams, to ensure that the company is ‘easy to do business with’ from a client perspective whilst protecting the interests of the company.

Continue to develop the compliance and risk management, including internal audits across all functions to balance the main 3 objectives of the business 1) Business Improvement, 2) Continued protection of the company and 3) Enhancing the service offering to the end customer.

Own the relationships with the company bankers, debt providers and shareholders, as well as financial advisors including any fund-raising activities.

Partnering with the CEO to be integral to the development of the company’s strategic plans and their implementation, driving change and innovation across the business.

Be the trusted advisor to the CEO and the wider leadership team, assisting with rigorous assessment of performance against financial and non-financial and future plans.

Ideal Experience:

Proven experience as a CFO ideally gained in a Technology associated organisation

Strong Commercial understanding – this role will need an individual that isn’t just Finance focused, part of the position will work closely with senior leaders in the business as well as other departments i.e. Legal, Sales, Compliance etc to ensure that decisions made positively impact the wider business.

Excellence knowledge of data analysis and forecasting methods

Ability to problem solve and see the wider picture

Strong leadership and organisational skills (we aren’t looking for someone that rules with an iron fist, we are looking for an individual that has a supportive management style and will allow teams to grow without micro management

Excellent Communicator

Ideally educated to educated to degree level with a relevant Accountancy Qualification i.e. ACA

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