Finance Director

Job Title: Finance Director
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £90000.00 - £110000.00 per annum + bonus, benefits and equity
Reference: 3665077_1567428299
Contact Name: Nicholas House
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 02, 2019 13:45

Job Description

A Finance Director job in London, full financial responsibility for this early phase Life Sciences business.

Your new company
This high growth Life Sciences group has embarked on becoming a market leader in one of Life Sciences most exciting growth industries. Despite being in relatively early stages, the business is well funded and has established partnerships with some key stakeholders in the sector. With additional growth plans to diversify the portfolio, M&A deals have been prevalent in ramping up group activity.

Your new role
Reporting to the Group CFO, you'll have full financial responsibility leading the small team of 3 covering operations across Europe, the US and APAC. This will include maintaining a stable financial reporting framework and producing useful management information to support the business as it continues to scale. Supporting on M&A activity will be prevalent as a finance lead, with other hands on finance duties such as payroll, treasury and investor relations that all form part of your role. Given the collaborative nature of the business you will be consistently business partnering with the technology, clinical, sales and marketing teams to ensure you understand the intricacies of operations.

What you'll need to succeed
You will have a sound technical understanding from completing your ACA, ACCA or CIMA accounting qualification, and experience of working in both a listed PLC to comprehend in depth investor/external reporting, alongside experience working in an SME business to show ownership over the full reporting process. You'll also have the interpersonal skills to communicate with non-finance colleagues and senior stakeholders on a day to day basis. If you have experience in the Life Sciences, health care or tech industry within a SaaS business to understand a subscription-based business model, it would be a big advantage but not essential.

What you'll get in return
You'll get the opportunity to work with an abundance of creative heads and part of a really exciting Life Sciences brand making the first big steps in a growth sector, and one revolutionising the healthcare industry. You'll get the responsibility of leading the business financially and grow with the business as it expands. Based in their central London offices, it's easily accessible from around the city.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click "apply" and forward me an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call now for more details.

If this job isn't quite right for you but you're a qualified accountant looking for a new job in finance, contact Nicholas House at Hays Senior Finance team in Central London.

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