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Finance Manager (No.1 finance role - future CFO)

Finance Manager (No.1 finance role - future CFO)

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    Senior Finance, Recently Qualified Finance

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  • Salary:

    £60000 - £70000 per annum

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    Chris Morrison

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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Start-Up - £6m turnover Management Consultancy - expecting 200% growth in 2021 - London

Finance Manager (No.1 finance role - future CFO)

£65k (uncapped earning potential)

Cedar has been retained by an impressive Management Consultancy start-up to deliver its first finance hire and future CFO.

The Co-Founders are former consultants with several years of expertise in their field, which is a lucrative professional service offering to a wide range of SME and global businesses.

The group will expect to surpass £25m turnover by 2022, so the business is readying for rapid growth by hiring their first finance professional to lead the function.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Strategy & Commercial Planning: Synthesise the company strategic plan into key financial performance indicators.
  • Statutory accounts: Deliver the full year-end cycle of statutory reporting and submission of accounts/annual report.
  • Management Information: Design, build and produce monthly management accounts with appropriate P&L commentary, including variance explanation.
  • Budgeting: Design and create an annual budget in line with overall business operating plan.
  • Forecasting: Partner with Exec and Sales to design and build a forecast model, enabling periodical reforecasting.
  • Cash management: Develop a cash management suite and manage bank relationships, including cash flow forecasting.
  • Overview of the accounts receivable and payable ledgers for reporting, developing a DSO report for accurate invoice collections management.
  • Tax: All corporation tax, compliance and VAT matters.

Essential Candidate Criteria:

  • Qualified Accountant
  • Appetite to develop into a CFO
  • Strong academic profile
  • Entrepreneurial spirit