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CFO – Tech Start-Up – Dublin City Centre

o Industry

s Negotiable

q Dublin City Centre

p Permanent

r 1944

Our client is an ambitious high-growth software company that helps businesses across the globe. They are expanding their team in Dublin and looking for a driven team-player who wants to directly contribute to the culture and success.

They are looking for a CFO with a hands-on and scale-up mentality and a desire to create and maintain the absolute best.

Who you are:

You will have experience as CFO / Head of Finance in a global organisation or public company, having worked with investors and represented the company to BOD and investors. Having worked at an executive level you will have experience building a CFO function from scratch in a rapid growth, minimum €10 million t/o company.

Responsibilities

  • Report to the Founder and Chief Executive Officer serving as the independent, objective voice of the executive management team for our global organization
  • Balance the core tasks of the finance function (cost management, risk management, cash flow, controls and business intelligence), owning the legal and compliance functions of the business and playing a central role in global strategy formulation
  • Build and shape a global finance function that is future proofed for the rapid, global expansion of the business and one that that has the ability to withstand the public markets
  • Be a key partner in the development of the corporate strategy with high growth international plans
  • Identify commercial, financial and economic risks from international business propositions
  • Establish profitability of business propositions
  • Assess drivers of profitability
  • Forecast future performance based on knowledge of past performance
  • Develop strategic plans to achieve corporate goals
    Understand the key value drivers

Requirements

  • Come from a high-performance organization (ideally Tech) and must therefore, possess a strong work ethic and a 100% hands-on approach to business
  • As this role is about building a function during a time of scale, the ability to thrive and deliver success with a small team, with the ability to change gears as the business grows and scales, to then ultimately operate successfully within larger teams/structures, with the potential to be in the public markets
  • Participated in private and public fundraisings and corporate initiatives including VC fundraisings
  • Taken a company public or has the knowledge and skillset to do so
  • A strong sense of teamwork with the ability to foster relationships
  • Proactive, solutions-oriented; capability to identify efficiencies and decrease costs while maintaining a quality workplace environment and offering
  • Breadth of perspective across the performance of the whole company and a depth of perspective into where value is created

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