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Head of Finance

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HRtechX

7d ago

  • Job
    Full-time
    Senior Level
  • Banking & Finance
  • London
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AI generated summary

  • You have a strong work ethic, accounting background with Big Four experience, CFO or Finance Director experience, UK working permit, and preferably media/conferences industry background.
  • You will lead financial planning, cash updates, cost optimization, loan review, and support teams in Working Capital and HR financial planning at HRtechX.

Requirements

  • You possess an unparalleled work ethic with a high sense of urgency. You have a relentless drive and desire to be the very best at what you do. You take ownership of everything you do, are proactive and follow through on commitments. Moreover, you’re humble and you share our passion for building and executing new businesses. Furthermore, we expect that you have:
  • Accounting background. Ideally, more than two years of experience from a Big Four firm.
  • Experience as CFO, Head of finance or Finance Director from a small or medium-sized business.
  • UK working permit.
  • Media and Conferences industry background preferred but not mandatory.

Responsibilities

  • Prepare annual budgets for effective financial planning.
  • Provide weekly updates on cash flow.
  • Conduct monthly P&L and cash updates for comprehensive financial insights.
  • Evaluate and implement cost optimisation programs.
  • Review intercompany and external loans to ensure optimal financial health.
  • Offer support to sales and operations teams.
  • Lead the Working Capital responsibilities.
  • Manage the Human Resources Financial Planning responsibilities.
  • Offer support to sales and operations teams.

FAQs

What are the main responsibilities of the Head of Finance position?

The main responsibilities of the Head of Finance include preparing annual budgets, providing cash flow updates, conducting monthly financial updates, implementing cost optimization programs, managing financial health, supporting sales and operations teams, leading working capital responsibilities, and managing HR financial planning.

What qualifications and experience are required for the Head of Finance role?

The ideal candidate for the Head of Finance position should have an accounting background, ideally with more than two years of experience at a Big Four firm. Experience as a CFO, Head of Finance, or Finance Director in a small or medium-sized business is also preferred. Additionally, candidates must possess a UK working permit, and experience in the media and conferences industry is a plus.

What opportunities for growth and development are available for the Head of Finance?

The Head of Finance will have the unique opportunity to be a key player in building one of our portfolio companies and work closely with one of our CEO's on finances and budgets. There is unlimited growth potential within the company, as we strongly believe in promoting internally. The position provides operational experience in a startup or scale-up environment where your work and results are highly tangible and impactful to the business.

What type of work environment can the Head of Finance expect?

The Head of Finance will thrive in a fast-paced environment with a highly motivated and driven entrepreneurial team. The work will be challenging and require a high sense of urgency and ownership. The position is based in the company's HQ in London, offering a dynamic and collaborative work environment.

How will the Head of Finance be evaluated for performance?

The Head of Finance will be evaluated based on their ability to effectively manage finances, budgets, and cash flow. Performance will also be assessed on the implementation of cost optimization programs, financial health management, support provided to sales and operations teams, and overall financial planning and reporting. Regular updates on key financial metrics will be expected to track progress and success in the role.

A world-leading HRtech community

Human Resources
Industry
11-50
Employees
2018
Founded Year

Mission & Purpose

HRtechX is a world-leading HRtech community, connecting industry executives, entrepreneurs, investors, and professionals. Our values are based on a desire to make an impact by creating value for our guests and partners by delivering the highest possible quality in everything we do.