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Head of Finance | Hyper Growth SaaS Scale-Up | Post Series C

Employer
Harmonic Finance™
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
19 Jul 2022

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Sector
Technology & New Media
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Head of Finance | Hyper Growth SaaS Scale-Up | Post Series C



The Client



Harmonic Finance are proud to be working on a retained basis with one of Europe's fastest growing and most exciting B2B SaaS (Software-as-a-Service) scale-ups who have built the infrastructure to revolutionize the Adtech industry. Their cutting-edge technology harnesses advanced computing power on individual devices to capture real time data to drive improved performance marketing while, crucially, giving the individual the control and choice over how their data is used.

Having already achieved $20m ARR with offices in London (HQ) and the USA, with a $75m Series C from top-tier VC funds alongside impending regulatory changes around usage of Customer Data our client are well positioned to deliver exceptional growth in the next couple of years.

They already boast a selection of the world's largest media brands and publishers as clients and are established in both the UK and US market. Forecasting 5x growth in the next 24 months to $100m ARR, this will be underpinned by further international expansion and market entry.

As the first mover in the space with significantly more VC funding than their nearest competitor the end goal is an IPO in the next 4 years!

Headquartered in Central London, they have some exceptionally talented people who are keen to be part of one the UK's major success stories in the coming years. Focused on a real entrepreneurial, creative culture which is down to earth (not taking yourself too seriously) they are looking for people with a sense of humour and ambition to have a significant impact on the business.

There is a flexible, hybrid model and they are open to talking with candidates across Europe from some of the top SaaS start-ups and scale-ups.

The Role



The Head of Finance will report directly to an extremely high calibre CFO and own the production and presentation of Board and Investor reporting to drive insight-based decision making. The Head of Finance will also have significant exposure to the wider Senior Leadership team ensuring exceptional Business Partnering support, KPI analytics and FP&A / Budgeting.

Leading a small team with a Financial Controller and FP&A Lead the Head of Finance will also have ultimate responsibility for the effective day-to-day running of the Finance function ensuring robust controls, governance and improved Budgeting, Forecasting, Financial Modelling and Analysis.

With the business scaling to $100m ARR, the Head of Finance will also lead on the implementation of a new ERP system (Netsuite).

  • Implement world class finance processes and systems
  • Manage and build out a high performing finance team
  • Oversee the FP&A Lead's production of forecasting, planning and analysis (FP&A)
  • Maintain tight control of cash and financial controls through effective management of a Financial Controller
  • Review of financial statements and management accounts ensuring insightful commentary and analysis
  • Extensive financial reporting to the Board, ensuring they've got all numbers and key SaaS metrics
  • Support the CEO and CFO on future funding rounds
  • Business Partner with Tech teams, Sales teams and Marketing teams to develop key KPIs and metrics
  • Oversee the implementation of a new ERP system (Netsuite)


What we need to see (Essential):
  • Fully Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA)
  • SaaS background (ideally B2B) with an understanding of key SaaS metrics
  • Extremely smart with excellent communication skills
  • Incredibly ambitious with a desire to continue learning
  • Excited by start-ups
  • Willingness to roll your sleeves up and get stuck in across Finance
  • Commercially astute



What we would like to see (Bonus):
  • Experience scaling SaaS or Tech Start-Ups from Series B and beyond
  • An experienced finance leader with executive presence, strong negotiation skills and business acumen
  • Experience of going through a transaction (a fundraise, M&A)
  • Experience implementing an ERP system


Salary: £100,000 - £120,000 + significant share options + benefits



Please get in touch with Charlie at charlie.whitaker@harmonicfinance.com for more information.

Please feel free to circulate with any friends or contacts that may be interested.

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