Head of Finance

Michael Page
City of London, London, England
GBP90000 - GBP120000 per annum + Share options + Unlimited Holiday
08 Aug 2022
05 Sep 2022
JN -082022-5711777
Camilla Strachan
Where will they be working?
Hybrid - mostly home
Full Time
  • A fantastic opportunity to take on a pivotal role in running the finance department for this rapidly growing property-tech business
  • The role reports to the CFO and manages a team of 6 direct and indirect reports

Client Details

  • My client is an exciting disrupter within the property world
  • They have gone through several rounds of debt and equity raises and have shown strong growth in the last few years, and have been resilient through the pandemic
  • Powered by innovative thinking and ground-breaking technology underpinning what they do, they are on a mission to improve the residential property market
  • Their HQ is in London's trendy East City and they allow 2 days working from home
  • They have market leading perks such as unlimited holiday and they have won awards for being widely recognised as a great place to work


This is an exciting opportunity to take on a pivotal role in running the finance department. Reporting to the CFO, This role will suit you if you are still hands on and able to jump in to support the team, whilst balancing people leadership duties.

No two days are ever the same at my client, so what you'll be up to will vary. The speed they move at also means priorities will change and you'll need to be comfortable with this. But these are the things that will be central to your role and will keep you busy:

  • Responsible for the delivery of management accounting, reporting, financial analysis, VAT and payroll reporting
  • You'll work closely with the FP&A manager, providing actuals in a timely fashion and helping their understanding of the causes of variances.
  • Supporting the CFO with ad-hoc projects (such as commercial deals or sales) and in the leadership and development of the finance team
  • Partnering with the commercial teams to support them in pricing, and in how to deliver billing for new projects or price structure changes.
  • You'll be the key liaison with third party advisors such as tax advisors and auditors


You should apply if you:

● Are a Qualified accountant with management experience, with at least 6 years PQE and can demonstrate sound technical understanding of financial standards (IFRS)
● Proven experience of leading a team and you can demonstrate hiring, nurturing and development of your team
● Are a hands-on team player, used to jumping in to support team members actively should they need it
● Have experience of some form of corporate transaction involving diligence (sale, IPO, debt raise)
● Have experience of high volume products and billing

Job Offer

  • £1000 budget for your personal development each year
  • Unlimited holiday and flexible time off
  • 3 months of fully-paid time off for paternity or maternity leave
  • Share options are available (no bonus scheme)
  • There is no private health insurance however they offer a free mental health coach
  • Statutory pension

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