VC Finance Manager

  • Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • One Ten Associates
  • 20 Aug 17

A unique opportunity to join an exciting and fast-growing Venture Capital business as they seek to appoint a Finance Manager. This is an ideal role for someone to take a journey with a business and grow with them as this person is likely to progress to the CFO positon. This a fantastic opportunity for a Qualified accountant with an entrepreneurial and commercially-oriented mindset.

Overall objectives of role are:

  • Responsibility for administrative and financial duties across all group companies including
  • To promote and monitor good financial practice amongst Directors and staff
  • To work with the outsourced shared services accountant to provide information in a timely manner to ensure the production of accurate management accounts and board packs
  • To support the Directors in operational and financial duties, specifically with Compliance, creation of company Board packs and materials; as well as Portfolio Management
  • The role has the potential to expand in the medium-term on completion of new projects and launch of new fund.

Candidate Requirements:

  • 2-3 years post qualified (ACA, ACCA, CIMA)
  • Financial Services preferable.  Private Equity or Venture Capital experience desirable
  • Will take ownership of the Finance function and be accountable for the delivery of the day-to-day running of the Department, reporting and advising and participating in management reviews
  • A willingness to take on all administration tasks to ensure the smooth running of the company(s)
  • Will act as a coach and can teach needs of financial governance and execution to staff
  • Excellent IT skills, a good working knowledge of cloud-based accounting systems is preferable
  • A solid understanding of accounting principles and procedures, to advise management in a proactive manner by anticipating issues and problems as they occur
  • Demonstrable experience of the leadership in improving financial structures and practices
  • Resolve queries from the outsourced shared services accountants
  • Good working knowledge of intercompany recharges, loan agreements, repayment schedules, debentures, Deeds of Adherence, share cap tables, etc.
  • FCA processes knowledge and experience will be preferable
  • Working knowledge of online banking, making batch payments
  • Cognisant of cashflow issues and managing payments
  • Can deliver training on financial techniques and matters to educate less senior team members