Sphere Group has been retained by a fast growth listed Tech company to recruit a Group Finance Director to report directly to the CFO and act as a key member of the senior management team. Operating internationally, the business provides web-based products and services. Through an impressive buy & build strategy alongside organic growth, revenues have grown from less than £5m to £150m+ in just six years. This is set to continue, with a clear objective to more than triple in size over the next five years. Working closely with the Board and senior management you will take full ownership of Group finance, encompassing all reporting and control alongside the development of enhanced MI to drive strategic and commercial decision making. Whilst managing a sizeable team, you will also work on a range of corporate activities and strategic projects including M&A and integration work, fund raising, corporate structuring and investor relations.
The Board are looking to identify a high calibre and driven individual who is looking to be part of an ambitious organisation, able to contribute to its continued success and develop a best in class, value-add finance function. In return you will have the ability to achieve fast-track career development in line with the company’s own growth.
The successful candidate will be a qualified accountant with excellent technical accounting knowledge and a good understanding of the requirements of a listed business. You will be career driven and ambitious, able to see the bigger picture whilst also having a good eye for detail. Furthermore, you will have excellent leadership skills and a proven track record of communicating and influencing at the most senior level. Previous sector experience is not a necessity.