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Finance Director – Start-up Fintech (E-money Institution)

23rd June 2021
Canary Wharf, London, United Kingdom
Job Type:
up to £120,000 p.a. plus 10% bonus plus equity share
Senior Level


Our client are a market leading fintech and a uniquely positioned fast growing E- money Institution. You will be joining the organisation at a time where they are aiming to scale their services globally in the next 5 years. The Finance Director role is pivotal - you will work closely with the CEO and senior management team to define strategic vision and direction and manage income and value drivers.

Your input as a Finance Director member of the senior management team will be to keep firm control of cash, finances, and reporting during a period of rapid growth. You will demonstrate commercial acumen and drive change whilst providing alternative financing solutions to support aggressive business expansion.

Responsibilities include:

  • Forecast monthly, quarterly, and annual results.
  • Complete Financial modelling.
  • Vendor relations with commercial matters.
  • Approve or reject budgets.
  • Conduct risk management.
  • Evaluate and decide on investment rounds.
  • Supervise accountants.
  • Allocate resources and manage cash flows.
  • Conduct profit and cost analysis.
  • 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.

Heading up the finance team, your accounting and management skills and your experience of producing actionable information from a variety of sources will be crucial.


  • Must have previously been a Senior Finance figure at a start-up
  • Must have experience in fundraising via VC/ PE.
  • Have raised capital and managed investors.
  • Have worked with a start-up, preferably in the fintech sector.
  • Hold a recognised Chartered accountancy qualification or equivalent (ACCA / ACMA)

Compensation Package

  • Highly competitive base salary plus 10% bonus plus equity share

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