Commercial & Finance Director required for a FTSE 250 backed start up business
Our client is a start-up business with the backing of a FTSE 250 company. The mandate of this new organisation will be to build and maintain 5G communications networks. The business will have a number of revenue models and the size of contracts with range in value from £1m-£5m for trials and up to £100m when fully engaged. These contracts will run for between 7 and 20 years.
As part of their swift development as a business they are seeking to recruit a Commercial & Finance Director to undertake the challenging role of establishing and enhancing the rigorous financial management of the company, whilst at the same time showing sufficient commercial acumen to ensure that our client delivers on cost and within budget on all aspects of its work. To do this will require the successful candidate to marry up strategic finance with commercial direction to drive, guide and support the Managing Director in delivering on-time and on-budget. You will work with prospects, customers, partners and suppliers to ensure that the right risk appetite is maintained and that there is a consistent focus on mitigations to present our client as leader transport communications.
Role & Responsibilities:
Reporting to the Managing Director, the new appointee will be expected to conduct the following tasks:
The Successful Candidate:
You will be educated to degree level and be a qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA) and potentially have a post graduate qualification such as an MBA. You will possess the following skills and experience:
The role will best suit an ambitious and meticulous individual looking to put a major success on their CV in helping to deliver our client by guiding it through a financial and commercial minefield to ongoing profitability. You will work side-by-side with the Managing Director in developing hardened forecasting and budgeting that gives ‘one version of the truth’ whilst underpinning this with strong commercial stewardship that assures the Board of exemplary risk management. All in all it is an excellent opportunity.