Head of Finance - Startup
West End, London
£65 / 70k + stock options
We've been retained by an early stage, West End based technology startup have who recently secured backing by the most prominent VC in their field.
Their deep machine learning technology is being rolled out by a number of leading UK and US blue chip organisations to improve business intelligence functions.
You will be the first finance hire, working very closely with the CEO / Founder, taking responsibility for the finance function.
The Head of Finance is an all-encompassing role with a company-wide remit and is an opportunity to bring the finance function in-
house and build from the ground up, including designing and implementing all scalable finance processes and controls. Key responsibilities to include :
Preparation of monthly board packs, including management accounts with commentary and analysis
Build the budgeting and forecasting model for the business
Owning the pricing and financial strategy of the business
Analysis work, including KPI's, competitors, trends etc
Providing insight from your analysis to senior management so as to support business decision making
Working with the Founder / CEO to drive commercial areas, including future fund raising and launching into new markets
Manage the full transactional finance piece - AP / AR / credit control / banking / reconciliations
In time, building a best in class finance function, capable of supporting a scaling business
Qualified accountant with startup experience, holding a broad role (incorporating commercial with technical finance)
Xero is a huge plus
Extremely hands on with a roll your sleeves up and get your hands dirty mentality
Commercially astute accountant, capable of supporting and advising the Founder on taking the business forward, equally comfortable with liaising with investors
Please get in touch ASAP!