ROLE:CFO (Chief Finance Officer)

LOCATION: Fleet, Hampshire

BASED: Hybrid – (Office based 1- 2 days p/w)

HOURS: Mon – Fri 9.00am – 5.30pm

SALARY Excellent salary, with bonus & equity

Description

CV-Library is a multi-award-winning job board with a proven track record for innovation. We’re looking for an exceptional individual ready to invest their energy and ambition into a company that recognises and rewards progressive thinking, and successful delivery.

We’re unique because, whilst we are a well-established, multi award winning Company and an extremely well-funded brand – we have maintained our edgy start-up vibe too. This year is our biggest one yet, and we’re investing on an unprecedented scale.

The group currently has annual turnover in excess of £50 million, with over 300 employees.

We are now looking for an experienced, hands-on CFO to help the CEO and the Senior Leadership Team guide the organisation through a significant phase of expansion and wholesale technology transformation, helping position the Company for incredible growth and ultimately, future investment opportunity.

This is an exceptional opportunity for the right individual to really make their mark and build a meaningful legacy within an already highly successful business readying itself for its next incredible chapter of success.

Responsibilities:

  • Taking ultimate executive ownership of the fiscal health of the Business, including all end-to-end finance operations, the full quote to cash cycle, reporting, planning and analysis, budgets, and helping drive the company’s business plans and overall growth strategy.
  • Executive oversight for implementing a new ERP, and in time, CRM, and working closely alongside our data and technology teams to enable robust systems performance and reporting.
  • Managing and taking full responsibility for CAPEX and OPEX functions
  • Ensuring cash flow is compatible with operations by overseeing day-to-day accounting, recording, reporting, and internal-control activities of the organization
  • Developing and implementing best practices and tools to ensure a well-controlled yet flexible organization that has strong fiscal management, project coordination, cross-team communications, and workflows.
  • Supporting the CEO and the senior leadership team to make excellent business decisions and choices, acting as the ultimate sounding board and voice of reason.
  • Reporting to SLT on financial performance and position, current and future.
  • Take control, advise, and implement a strategy and clear plan of action to help shape the Company into its best investor-ready shape of its life, within the medium term (2-3 years)
  • Expert and authority on preparing and conducting, as well as reviewing investor and/or investment sales prospectuses.

Requirements

ESSENTIAL

  • 5+ years’ operating at board level as CFO, or Finance Director in an owner-managed business with over 150 employees, and an annual revenue of at least £50m
  • Demonstrable substantial track record of success leading the finance function in a high-growth digital SaaS business, which has flexed through significant change and growth, possibly even global expansion and diversification of services and operations, with a strong emphasis on fiscal discipline, systems, processes and overall investor readiness and fiscal health
  • Brilliant team player, mentor and exceptional communicator at all levels, adept at earning trust across the business, leading by example and action, and driven by delivery and results
  • Extensive experience in M&A along with capital raising and PE investment experience and leading the business to optimum effectiveness and value
  • Hands on experience of international markets and the setting up of new divisions and businesses across UK and abroad
  • Demonstrable experience of year on year ROI and longevity of managing multiple business cycles.

DESIRABLE

  • ACA / ACCA / CIMA qualifications or equivalent, or equivalent work experience
  • Solid experience in a SaaS recurring revenue digital space, and a good understanding of the revenue verticals within this business
  • A critical thinker, with excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Experience of ERP and CRM systems and implementation of these
  • A proven leader who has managed, developed, and maintained Finance teams through a successful growth journey
  • E-comm experience or similar industry
  • Expansive connected network of peers within the industry
  • Previous HR / Talent Management experience

Benefits

  • Excellent basic salary with generous bonus and growth share scheme
  • 27 days annual leave, plus a day for your birthday off!
  • Regular social events, including charity events, staff lunches, annual Christmas and Summer parties
  • Discounts with major cinemas and retailers, family days out, annual eye test and free flu jabs
  • Life Insurance and Company Pension
  • Employee Assistance Programme – 24/7 GP access, wellbeing counselling and legal and financial guidance
  • Great tech start-up culture and work environment
  • Learning Development, Well-being, and Diversity and Inclusion programmes
  • Goodie bag upon arrival, and annual shopping spree at staff merchandise shop

Tagged as: Accounting/Financial/Insurance

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