CFO

Posted 09 June 2022
Salary£110000 - £130000 per annum, Benefits: bonus + benefits + equity
Location
DisciplineExecutive
ReferencePC/35357/FDCFO
Contact NamePerran Cooke

Job description

Axon Moore have been exclusively retained to support a high growth business based in Lancashire in their search for a CFO. This is an excellent opportunity to join several industry leading entrepreneurs to help steer their new business adventure and their aggressive growth strategy towards a future exit. This start-up is a spin off from a very successful sister company and has a very strong foundation for the business to grow rapidly. This new hands-on CFO role will be involved in all areas of the business including commercial, operations and creating a new best in practice finance function.

The role will include:
  • To bring in the full finance function by setting up the new management reporting, systems, robust controls and processes
  • Managing the commercial contracts, managing cash, costings and building new cashflow models
  • Liaise with the Executive team, operating board and executive leaders to present, interpret and drive action plans for data and analysis produced
  • Manage working capital cycle, WIP and budgeting and forecasting
  • Build relationship with banks, insurers, solicitors and other external stakeholder relations including leading investor relations for future exit
  • Lead on internal and external reporting, production of monthly accounts, year-end and management information
  • Have full ownership of the P&L, balance sheet and commercial projects
  • To implement, maintain and design a suitable financial system for the business to grow
  • Supporting the MD, the investors and other stakeholders with any financial and commercial support
  • Ad hoc commercial/operational projects including analysing new projects to make key business decisions
You will be a fully qualified accountant from either a ACA, CIMA or ACCA background and ideally have been involved  private equity or high growth exposure. You will need to have a solid level of accounting background, excellent commercial experience and use to a SME environment. Setting up a finance function would be beneficial.

Salary is £110k - £130k + bonus + equity

For further information or for immediate consideration then please contact Perran Cooke at Axon Moore