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Head of Finance - PE backed Technology

  • Location: London
  • Salary: Up to £100000.00 per annum per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 18 days ago

  • Sector: Accountancy & Finance
  • Contact: Graham Thornton
  • Contact Email:
  • Start Date: 12/05/2023
  • Expiry Date: 15 June 2023
  • Job Ref: JO0000012752_1684253715

Head of Finance - Commercial

Technology sector - PE backed

Circa £100,000 + 25% bonus + benefits

Central London - Hybrid

This PE backed software business has gone from strength to strength, deploying market leading software across a broad range of blue-chip international clients.

This ambitious and dynamic business is now seeking to hire a talented, commercially orientated Head of Finance to partner a highly profitable business unit, and to provide Group wide financial insight.

Reporting to the CFO, this highly visible role includes:

  • Partnering the MD of a key business unit, providing business critical analysis and insight, as part of the BU SLT, ensuring the continued growth of the BU
  • Deliver ongoing and regular forecasting and KPI reporting, identifying areas for improvement and making the appropriate recommendations
  • Working closely with the Regional VPs ensuring that they are prepared for the monthly Regional P&L meetings (of which you are a part) including the provision of actuals, forecast and KPI analysis
  • Creating the quarterly Board slides for the BU
  • Providing financial rigour and guidance around BU commercial contracts and investment decisions for CEO/CFO sign off
  • Owning the creation and delivery of the Group wide management Information pack, suitable for Board and Investor consumption
  • Managing 1 Financial Analyst

This is a highly dynamic, agile and profitable business that has established a firm market presence. This high-profile role will play a significant and tangible part in its ongoing success.

Candidate profile required:

  • Qualified accountant
  • Experience of partnering commercial stakeholders
  • Strong communication skills with demonstrable examples of successfully influencing senior stakeholders
  • In-depth decision support experience
  • Extremely high levels of emotional intelligence
  • An appetite to get stuck in and not afraid to get your hands dirty

Desirable, not essential:

  • Experience of Kimble or similar PSA platform
  • Experience of the consulting/people deployment space
  • Has worked within a PE backed environment