CFO - SaaS
£140,000 + Bonus + Equity
Finatal are retained on a CFO search for a rapidly growing Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) company who have recently completed a successful Series A fundraising round with a prominent Venture Capitalist fund. With a projected YoY growth rate of 80% and an existing Annual Recurring Revenue (ARR) of £4 million, the company is poised to become a market leader in its industry. To support its ambitious expansion plans and strategic objectives, the company is seeking a strategic and commercially minded CFO to lead its finance function.
The CFO will assume a crucial role in guiding the company's financial strategy and execution. Working closely with the executive team, the CFO will report directly to the CEO and provide vital financial insights and advice to drive informed decision-making. This opportunity offers an ideal platform for a highly skilled and experienced finance professional to contribute to the company's rapid growth and prepare it for a successful sale within three years.
Financial Strategy: Develop and implement a comprehensive financial strategy that aligns with the company's growth objectives, ensuring its long-term financial health.
Investor Relations: Serve as a key liaison for the Venture Capitalist fund, delivering regular updates on financial performance, key metrics, and growth opportunities.
Financial Planning and Analysis: Lead the budgeting and forecasting processes, providing accurate and insightful financial analysis to support strategic decision-making and resource allocation.
Capital Management: Oversee capital allocation and fundraising activities, including debt and equity financing, to fuel the company's growth plans.
Risk Management: Establish robust internal controls, policies, and procedures to mitigate financial and operational risks.
Mergers and Acquisitions: Collaborate with the executive team in evaluating potential acquisition opportunities and actively participate in due diligence processes.
Team Leadership: Manage and develop a high-performing finance team, including the finance controller, to ensure the delivery of accurate and timely financial reporting.
Proven Experience: The ideal candidate will possess a minimum of 8-10 years of progressive finance leadership experience, with a strong background in high-growth technology companies, preferably within the SaaS industry.
Strategic Mindset: Demonstrated ability to develop and execute financial strategies aligned with business objectives, supporting rapid growth and scalability.
Investor Relations: Experience working closely with Venture Capitalists or other institutional investors, providing financial updates and maintaining strong relationships.
Financial Analysis: Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with a track record of providing strategic insights based on financial data and metrics.
M&A Experience: Previous involvement in mergers and acquisitions, including due diligence and integration processes, is highly desirable.
Leadership Skills: Proven ability to lead and develop a finance team, fostering a collaborative and high-performance culture.
Qualifications: Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or Equivalent)
Corporate Development Manager
Location: London (hybrid)
Salary: £100-120k, plus bonus and equity
Finatal are supporting a PE backed infrastructure business, seeking a Corporate Development Manager to support fundraising, M&A and investor relations.
Interim Finance consultant – P2P, R2R, OTC - Pharmaceutical Industry
Location: London (Hybrid)
Day rate: 450-600 pd Outside IR35
Join a leading Pharmaceutical business as a Finance Consultant, spearheading transformative changes within OTC, P2P, and R2R processes. This role demands a seasoned professional with a keen understanding of financial processes, a knack for problem-solving, and a passion for system optimization.
Interim Treasury Consultant
Day rate: £400 pd Outside IR35 or £80k FTC
Company Overview: Join a high-growth, VC-backed Financial Services firm at the forefront of innovation and expansion. Our client is seeking a skilled Cash Manager to play a pivotal role in their dynamic treasury function. This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to a rapidly evolving organization that values expertise, creativity, and proactive problem-solving.
NW London - on-site
£1000pd - £1100pd
6 month contract
I am working with a Private Equity backed Software business who require an immediately available Interim CFO to professionalise the finance function post deal. Working closely with an entrepreneurial CEO, you will be required to implement best in class financial processes and control in order to align to new PE standards. With a 30% ebitda margin, you will be driving further growth via buy and build and identifying acquisition opportunities.
Interim Financial Controller
Day Rate: £600- £700 Outside IR35
Finatal is partnering with a significant private equity portfolio company to find an Interim Financial Controller for their Fintech Saas Business. With the company growing quickly and a strong focus on innovation, they need someone experienced in integrating acquired entities. The right fit is someone with strong technical skills and a good handle on business operations to manage finances day-to-day. This role is a great chance for a finance professional aiming to gain valuable experience in the private equity field.
Job Title: Interim Analytics Engineer
Location: London (Hybrid)
Type: Contract (outside IR35)
Finatal are working with a cutting edge e-commerce business that has recently gained investment from a well-respected Private Equity fund. The business has a strong commitment to customer experience and innovation. They have experienced rapid growth in the last 3 years and are now looking to expand their data team to aid their future growth.
As an interim Analytics Engineer, you will be joining a small team on a 6 month basis initially. The role involves deciphering valuable insights from extensive data sets from a range of sources and aiding the data-driven decision making process throughout the organization. You will be working closely with cross-functional teams across the business and will work with stakeholders to translate business requirements into analytics solutions to elevate e-commerce strategies.
Experience in a Private Equity environment is essential.