• Ref: TS1040

    Chief Financial Officer - PE Backed EdTech Business

    £ 165,000 - £ 185,000 per year London
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    The opportunity

    Job Ad: Chief Financial Officer - PE Backed EdTech Business

    £165,000-£185,000 + Bonus + Equity

    London (Hybrid)

     

    TS1040

     

    The Opportunity

    Finatal is partnered with a rapidly growing EdTech company, backed by a renowned private equity firm, specializing in transformative educational technology investment. This is a crucial position where the chosen candidate will play a central role in the strategic direction and financial management of the organization, positioning it for sustainable growth and market leadership.

    The business has developed an innovative digital learning platform that revolutionizes traditional education methods by providing students with personalized, engaging, and effective learning experiences. Through cutting-edge technology, including AI-driven algorithms and immersive content delivery, the platform empowers students to excel academically while fostering a deeper understanding of key concepts.

     

    The role

    Responsibilities:

    • Lead the financial strategy and planning efforts of the company, working closely with the CEO and executive team to drive growth initiatives and optimize performance.
    • Oversee all aspects of financial management, including budgeting, forecasting, financial reporting, and cash flow management.
    • Provide strategic financial guidance to support decision-making processes and ensure alignment with long-term business objectives.
    • Manage relationships with external stakeholders, including investors, lenders, and auditors, to facilitate fundraising activities and ensure compliance with regulatory requirements.
    • Drive operational efficiency and effectiveness through the implementation of best practices, process improvements, and financial controls.
    • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to evaluate and execute strategic initiatives, including mergers and acquisitions, partnerships, and expansion opportunities.
    • Mentor and develop the finance team, fostering a culture of continuous learning and professional growth.

    The requirements

    Requirements:

    • Prior experience in a private equity-backed business is essential, preferably within the EdTech sector or a related technology-driven industry.
    • Proven track record of driving financial performance and achieving successful exits through sale or IPO.
    • Strong analytical skills and strategic mind set, with the ability to translate financial data into actionable insights.
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively interact with internal and external stakeholders.
    • Demonstrated leadership ability, with a track record of building and developing high-performing teams.
    • Entrepreneurial spirit and passion for driving innovation and growth in a fast-paced environment.

     

    This is an exceptional opportunity to join a dynamic and ambitious team at the forefront of the EdTech industry. If you are a strategic finance leader with a strong track record of success in private equity-backed businesses, we want to hear from you. 

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