• Ref: IH39282

    Chief Financial Officer (CFO) / Chief Operating Officer (COO) – SaaS

    £ 200,000 - £ 200,000 per year London
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    The opportunity

    Job Title: Chief Financial Officer (CFO) / Chief Operating Officer (COO) – SaaS

    Package: £200K + Bonus + Equity

    Location: London

     

    IH39282

     

    Finatal are currently working with a rapidly growing SaaS business, post-Series B, who are disrupting the industry with innovative solutions and a commitment to customer success. With a current Annual Recurring Revenue (ARR) of £10 million, the company is poised for exponential growth, aiming to triple ARR to £30 million in the next 3 to 4 years. As they prepare for their Series C funding round, they are seeking a strategic and dynamic leader to join their executive team as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) / Chief Operating Officer (COO). With offices in London, Sydney, and Paris, they have a global presence and a team dedicated to driving success.

     

    The CFO / COO will play a pivotal role in driving the company's financial and operational strategies, supporting growth objectives, and maximizing shareholder value. Reporting directly to the CEO, this dual-role position will oversee finance, operations, and strategic initiatives, contributing to the overall success and scalability of the business. The ideal candidate will possess a unique blend of financial acumen, operational expertise, and leadership skills to drive innovation, efficiency, and growth.

     

     

    The role

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Lead financial planning and analysis, budgeting, forecasting, and reporting processes to support strategic decision-making and optimise financial performance.
    • Manage investor relations and fundraising activities, including preparing for and executing the Series C funding round with both new and existing investors.
    • Oversee day-to-day financial operations, including accounting, treasury, tax, and compliance functions, ensuring accuracy, integrity, and efficiency.
    • Develop and implement operational strategies and processes to drive scalability, efficiency, and customer satisfaction across all business functions.
    • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to identify growth opportunities, optimize resource allocation, and drive operational excellence.
    • Build and maintain strong relationships with external stakeholders, including investors, lenders, customers, and partners, to support business growth and expansion.
    • Provide leadership, mentorship, and guidance to the finance team and other departments, fostering a culture of innovation, collaboration, and accountability.

     

    The requirements

    Qualifications:

    • Qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent)
    • Proven track record of success in senior finance and operational leadership roles within high-growth SaaS companies, preferably post-Series B.
    • Strong understanding of SaaS business models, revenue recognition principles, and subscription-based metrics.
    • Experience in fundraising, investor relations, and M&A transactions, with a demonstrated ability to drive successful funding rounds and strategic initiatives.
    • Exceptional leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills, with the ability to influence and collaborate effectively at all levels of the organization.
    • Strategic mindset, with the ability to anticipate market trends, identify growth opportunities, and drive value creation initiatives.
    • Results-oriented approach, with a focus on driving performance, scalability, and operational excellence in a fast-paced environment.

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