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Head of Finance

Head of Finance

  • Location

    London

  • Sector:

    Senior Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Up to £100000 per annum + + options + bonus

  • Contact:

    Graham Thornton

  • Contact email:

    gt@cedarrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    JO0000008885_1615827842

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-04-14

  • Startdate:

    02/02/2021

  • Consultant:

    ConsultantDrop

Head of Finance

High growth Data Services provider

Central London

To £90,000 + options + bonus (dependant on experience)

This entrepreneurial, high growth data services provider has experienced phenomenal year-on-year success from a standing start in 2015. Its market disrupting model has enabled the business to deliver 50% growth over the past 12 months despite the economic uncertainty caused by the pandemic.

Privately owned, this dynamic organisation has a large portfolio of blue chip clients and is the constant subject of Private Equity interest.

To help facilitate the exciting growth plans, including international expansion the new role of Financial Controller has been created.

Reporting to a strategic, market facing CFO, the role includes:

  • Owning end-to-end finance, enhancing the current finance infrastructure to facilitate 2-3 times team growth over the next 3 years
  • Leading a team of 5, coaching individuals to improved performance, implementing personal development plans and delegating effectively where appropriate
  • Improving the financial processes and reporting environment, ensuring a 'no surprises' reporting environment
    creating a robust structure that allows for rapid business scale up
  • Creating high quality management reporting, delivering forecasting, planning and budgeting and driving improved financial understanding through the business
  • Overseeing payroll and managing external relationships including auditors

The successful candidate will be a proven leader will demonstrable experience of successfully implementing a robust financial control structure within a rapid growth SME environment. You will have the vision to understand what the financial environment should look like in 2-3 years' time in line with the business growth plans and have the expertise to execute that plan, whilst engaging seamlessly with the busienss heads.

Intellectual horsepower, excellent communication skills and an ability to work at pace within an entrepreneurial culture are essential, as is an appetite and energy level to excel within this highly exciting success story.