INTRODUCTION : -
Head of Finance (FinTech) job opportunity is available at Black Pen Recruitment for individuals who possess relevant qualifications.
We are looking for a Head of Finance to supervise all financial tasks of our client, including building and managing their finance team.
Acting with the mindset of a startup founder, you will maintain their client’s financial health as they grow their revenue each month.
In the short run you will help them maintain their 20-30% month revenue growth rate. In the long run you will help them increase profitability.
Head of Finance responsibilities include creating forecasting models, assessing risk in investments and ensuring all accounting activities comply with regulations.
To be successful in this role, you should have experience crafting financial strategies and managing accounting teams.
Top candidates are clear communicators who are highly self-motivated; eager to collaborate, exchange knowledge, apply new skills and pitch in for whatever the team needs to ship new code.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES : -
Forecast monthly, quarterly and annual results
Approve or reject budgets
Conduct risk management
Evaluate and decide on investments
Supervise a team of Accountants
Allocate resources and manage cash flows
Conduct profit and cost analyses
Develop secure procedures to maintain confidential information
Ensure all accounting activities and internal audits comply with financial regulations
Consult board members about funding options
Recommend cost-reducing solutions.
DESIRED EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATION : -
B.Sc / BA in Accounting, Finance or relevant field
MSc / MBA or relevant certification (e.g. CFA / CPA) is a plus.
7 years of proven work experience as a Head of Finance, Director of Finance or similar role, ideally in the FinTech industry
Capital markets or Big 4 experience is a plus
In-depth understanding of cash flow management, bank reconciliation and bookkeeping
Hands-on experience with budgeting and risk management
Excellent knowledge of data analysis and forecasting models
Proficiency in accounting software
Solid analytical and decision-making skills
Based on experience.