£60,000 per annum
I am currently working on behalf of a rapidly growing, private equity-backed software company looking to treble revenue to £240m in the next 3 years. They are looking to further establish internationally and venture into new markets through both organic growth and acquisition. They are looking to go through a successful PE exit in the next 2 years – consequently, this is a great opportunity for someone to play a key part in a sale process.
This role reports directly into the CFO and FP&A director, whilst being part of the finance leadership team. You will responsible for forward planning, budgeting and forecasting and will play a key role in supporting the business through a high period of growth, both domestically and internationally, by enabling informed strategic decision making. This role will get excellent exposure to working with the PE investors from the outset.
- Running our monthly and annual budgeting processes, quarterly forecasting process, and monitoring and updating our long-term plan
- Assisting in investment decisions relating to marketing choices, intellectual property, IT and personnel
- Business partnering with senior management team to optimise financial performance
- Monitoring our working capital throughout to maximise efficiency
- Working with procurement team to maximise purchasing efficiency
- Continuous improvement of our Internal Control and Risk Management environment
- As a financial expert, assisting across the business on a wide range of projects
- Driven, enterprising and dynamic; comfortable working at a rapid pace and able to adapt to rapid change
- ACCA. ACA or CIMA with 2+ years PQ experience
- Ability to generate new ideas and more efficient ways of working and ‘solution driven’ as opposed to ‘problem focusing’
- An aptitude for IT - proficient with Microsoft Excel (advanced user, although Macros not essential) and other standard software packages
- Relevant sector experience – software, tech, IT (preferable)
- Previous experience working in a PE/ VC backed company is desirable but not essential