• Ref: AJ1008

    CFO| VC Backed E-Commerce 

    £ 120,000 - £ 120,000 per year London
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    The opportunity

    CFO| VC Backed E-Commerce 

    London | Hybrid Working

    Renumeration | c£120,000 + Benefits 




    Finatal are working with a VC backed startup who are on the hunt for a first time CFO. This role will be instrumental in shaping the financial strategy and driving fundraising efforts to support rapid growth and expansion.

    This role requires a strategic leader with a strong background in finance, fundraising, and startup operations. You will work closely with the executive team to secure funding, manage financial resources, and position the company for long-term success in the competitive e-commerce market.


    The role

    The Role:

    • Develop and execute financial strategies aligned with the company's growth objectives and market opportunities.
    • Lead financial planning processes, including budgeting, forecasting, and scenario analysis.
    • Evaluate and prioritize investment opportunities to maximize return on investment and shareholder value.
    • Drive fundraising efforts to secure equity financing from venture capital firms and strategic investors.
    • Develop compelling investor presentations, financial models, and due diligence materials.
    • Manage investor communications and reporting to ensure transparency and alignment with stakeholders.
    • Oversee day-to-day financial operations, including accounting, treasury, and financial reporting.
    • Establish and maintain robust internal controls to safeguard assets and ensure compliance with regulatory requirements.
    • Manage cash flow, liquidity, and working capital to support operational needs and growth initiatives.
    • Evaluate strategic partnerships, joint ventures, and acquisition opportunities to accelerate growth and expand market reach
    • Conduct financial due diligence and valuation analysis to assess potential transactions.
    • Negotiate and structure deals that create value for the company and its shareholders. 


    The requirements

    About You:

    • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field; ACA Qualification preferred.
    • Proven track record of success in finance leadership roles within venture capital backed startups or high-growth companies.
    • Experience leading fundraising efforts and securing equity financing from venture capital firms and institutional investors.
    • Strong financial acumen and analytical skills, with the ability to develop and communicate strategic financial plans and recommendations.
    • Entrepreneurial mindset with a passion for innovation and disruptive technologies.
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to build relationships and influence key stakeholders.
    • Detail-oriented with a focus on accuracy and integrity in financial reporting and analysis.
    • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic startup environment and adapt to changing priorities and challenges.

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