• Ref: IH49967

    Chief Financial Officer (CFO) – Energy Tech

    £ 150,000 - £ 150,000 per year East of England, London
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    The opportunity

    Chief Financial Officer (CFO) – Energy Tech

    £150,000 per annum + Bonus + Equity

    London or East England. Hybrid working

     

    IH49967

     

    Company:

    Finatal are currently working with a pioneering technology startup on the brink of transformation in the renewable energy sector. Having secured a £10 million Series A investment from a renowned VC house, it is poised for rapid growth and set to disrupt the industry. The innovative solutions are set to revolutionize how energy is produced and consumed, contributing to a sustainable future for generations to come. With a commitment to innovation and sustainability, the company is on track to generate revenue by mid-2024 and aims to reach £30 million before going through a sale.

     

    The firm are seeking a strategic and experienced Chief Financial Officer (CFO) to join its dynamic team and lead the finance function through this exciting phase of growth. The successful candidate will play a pivotal role in shaping the financial strategy, driving operational efficiency, and ensuring sound fiscal management as the company scales its operations. Reporting directly to the CEO and Chairman, the CFO will have the opportunity to build and mentor a finance team to support the ambitious goals.

     

    The role

    Responsibilities:

    • Develop and implement financial strategies aligned with the company's growth objectives, ensuring optimal capital allocation and resource utilisation.
    • Provide strategic financial guidance and insights to the executive team and board of directors, supporting decision-making and driving performance improvements.
    • Oversee all financial planning and analysis, budgeting, forecasting, and reporting processes to provide accurate and timely insights into business performance.
    • Manage fundraising activities, including future funding rounds and potential exits, while maintaining strong relationships with investors and stakeholders.
    • Establish and maintain robust internal controls, risk management practices, and compliance frameworks to safeguard company assets and ensure regulatory compliance.
    • Lead the development and implementation of scalable finance systems, processes, and policies to support the company's growth trajectory.
    • Recruit, develop, and mentor a high-performing finance team, fostering a culture of collaboration, accountability, and continuous improvement.

     

    The requirements

    Requirements:

    • Proven track record of success as a CFO or senior finance executive, preferably within high-growth technology or energy startups.
    • Extensive experience in fundraising, financial planning and analysis, strategic planning, and corporate finance.
    • Strong leadership and communication skills, with the ability to influence and collaborate effectively across all levels of the organization.
    • Solid understanding of financial markets, regulatory requirements, and accounting principles.
    • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and adapt to changing priorities.
    • Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent) 

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