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Finance Director - $500M Series F Tech Company

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It's our mission to be the world's favourite marketplace for technology professionals to buy cloud products and it could be your chance to gear up the fly-wheel to get this exciting new platform momentum in the UK market! Following our acquisition of a successful company we're now hiring our first UK Finance Director, where from our office in Farnborough you will help propel us into the stratosphere.

We encourage you to apply for a role even if you don't meet 100% of the bullet points!

Role Info:

Finance Director - Series F Funded Tech Company
Farnborough HQ / Remote - M3 Corridor (30-60 Mins From London)
£80,000 - £100,000
Plus Benefits Package

We're listed on the Inc 500
Awarded Best Places to Work 2021
Women in IT UK Awards 2021

The Role:

It's an exciting time to be joining the team. In our newly created role of UK Finance Director, you will be preparing to propel us into the stratosphere working from our Farnborough office.

We're looking for personality, collaboration, and a passion for building a modern and efficient finance function to support the business as it starts to ride the wave of European expansion.

Our plans are global and ambitious. If you have the makings of a winning servant leadership presence with exposure to a high growth tech or unicorn journey we'd love to hear from you!

Reporting to the UK COO, this is a key role overseeing integration and European expansion where you'll be building out new structures, processes and team capability. Following $96m in investment from our series F funding, we're already integrating our first two international businesses acquisitions. This role will be working closely with our UK (Bristol & Farnborough) & USA (Denver) finance and leadership teams.

Your Day to Day in this role includes:

+ Effectively leading and developing a growing team and a scaling finance function
+ Ultimate accountability for the correct, efficient and effective performance of all accounting functions by the UK Finance team
+ Accurate and timely management reporting, BI and data-led presentation to UK Leadership team to support business strategy and rapid decision-making
+ Acting as the bridge between the US and UK finance functions providing month end reporting to support global General Ledger reporting
+ Overseeing and managing the UK financial budgeting and forecasting process and practice across the business
+ Complying with UK & US Government reporting requirements and tax filings
+ Assisting with International acquisition integrations
+ Reviewing month end General Ledger close including: account reconciliations, accrual journal entries, depreciation
+ Preparation of annual statutory accounts, overseeing revenue functions
+ Ensuring successful completion of annual external financial audits

Our finance function is carrying the hopes and dreams of all our employees and this is an important role successfully steering our financials during periods of 1000% growth.

With hybrid office/home-work flexibility you'll ideally be positioned within easy reach of our Farnborough office for a few days each week, but free to decide your own work pattern around that.

About You:

You'll be ideal for us if you are:

+ Able to adapt and thrive in a dynamically changing, fast growth environment
+ Educated to degree level - BA / BSc
+ 2+ years people management experience with a proven record of supporting your team's personal development
+ Have experience working in a public company or supporting IPO preparation, ideally in a high growth tech company
+ Comfortable designing and implementing new financial processes and systems
+ Experienced with high volume transaction processing and multiple third-party billings
+ A whiz with advanced Excel and have strong technical accounting knowledge

You'll be advanced in our consideration if you:

+ Have 5-10 years post qualification experience
+ Are professionally certified with one or more of the following: ACCA / ACA / CIMA
+ Have experience with NetSuite or comparable accounting software
+ Can demonstrate proactive problem solving skills using critical thinking ability

We believe in cultivating an environment where there are a diversity of perspectives.

Salary & Benefits:

+ £80,000 - £100,000 salary
+ 33 days holiday (including bank holidays)
+ Hybrid Office/Home flexible working with core hours of 10-4pm
+ Tech set up to support great home and in-office working
+ Private healthcare
+ Dental Plan
+ Life Assurance
+ Income Protection
+ Workplace pension scheme
+ Regular?company and team socials
+ Company Bonus Scheme Eligibility
+ Share Options after qualifying period

In-Office Environment - When we're free of Covid!

+ Amazing Offices with natural light
+ Dedicated desk with laptop dock and two monitors
+ Free on-site parking
+ Shuttle bus from Farnborough Main station
+ Access to on-site gym
+ On-site shower
+ Barista grade coffee machine
+ Fully stocked drinks fridge

What's in it for you?

There's plenty of scope for a talented individual to progress quickly in this opportunity or to other internal options as we grow and expand. We have our very own internal academy for personal development plus access to extensive "born in the cloud" mentors available for your growth. We'll provide the opportunity stretch and projects to help you thrive and see exactly what you need to achieve to get to the next level. You might even get to exchange work location one day with your colleagues in the USA but even if you can't travel right now we guarantee you'll still have fun!

Sounds like a good fit? Apply here for a fast-track path to the Hiring Manager

Equal Opportunities:

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome individuals who are in possession of the appropriate requirements to work within the UK. Offered individuals will be asked to undertake identity, security compliance and reference checks.

Application notice... We take your privacy seriously. When you apply, we shall process your details and pass your application to our client for review for this vacancy only. As you might expect you may be contacted you by email, text or telephone. Your data is processed on the basis of our 'legitimate interests' in fulfilling the recruitment process. Please refer to our Data Privacy Policy & Notice on our website for further details.

If you have any pre-application questions please contact us first quoting the job title & ref. Team RR
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