CFO - Series A Tech Company

Central London, UK
Feb 18, 2019
Feb 12, 2019
Job Role
Contract Type
Full Time
Level of qualification
CIMA, Qualified
We're hiring for a fast-growing tech company, who now require a CFO to build the finance function. As part of the leadership team, you'll provide strategic influence on the direction of the company. You will also have a clean slate to build the finance department how you see fit. The opportunity Since launching in April 2018, the app has grown steadily and achieved 40k downloads in the last 6 weeks alone. The business has enjoyed market leading engagement rates with 30%-40%. The goal in 2019 is to solidify their position as the UK's number 1 download app in their category (usage, downloads, and ratings) through launching on Android and laptop, as well as feature development to enhance engagement rates further. In addition, they will launch in other English speaking countries such as US, Canada and Australia. Responsibilities Leadership of Finance, Legal, Business Operations and Strategy functions Provide financial oversight of our strategy to ensure we grow sustainably and have adequate funding Manage relationship with the bank and negotiate terms with suppliers Create working capital strategies to optimise cash, e.g. efficiently plan and manage hardware purchases Create and develop a budget control framework to support growth Develop a responsive forecasting and reporting model to provide key insights into the business Create standardised board materials and present to the board when required Ensure we structure the company efficiently for international expansion Assist CEO in fundraising activities Essential experience A strong understanding of software subscription companies and the metrics that drive them Ideally worked with hardware products and understand the intricacies of the cash flow management challenges CFO experience would be beneficial, but you must understand how to build and manage a world-class finance function Relevant education and professional accountancy qualifications Hunger and drive to build a generation-defining business. Personal requirements / Ideal candidate Strategic thinker - the CFO will be a key member of the senior leadership of the company and be expected to contribute to the growth strategy The company is quick and agile so be prepared to get scrappy at times Be prepared to do the dirty work and build the function from the ground up Have a real passion for fitness and share their mission of motivating the world to move