Company Overview: We are a dynamic and innovative Technology SaaS company at the forefront of industry transformation. Our cutting-edge solutions empower businesses to thrive in the digital age. As we continue to expand, we are seeking a skilled and experienced Part-Time Finance Director to join our team remotely in the UK.
As the Finance Director focused on Investor Relations and Fundraising, you will be a key player in our growth journey, responsible for attracting investment capital and building strong relationships with investors.
This role presents an exciting opportunity to contribute to our financial strategy while enjoying the flexibility of remote work.
Position: Part-Time Finance Director
Location: Fully Remote (UK) Type: Part-Time
Role and Responsibilities:
As the Part-Time Finance Director, you will play a pivotal role in shaping our financial strategy and ensuring the long-term financial sustainability of the organisation. You will work closely with our executive team and contribute to key decision-making processes. Your responsibilities will include:
- Financial Strategy and Planning:
- Collaborate with the executive team to develop and execute financial strategies aligned with business objectives.
- Lead the budgeting and forecasting processes, providing accurate and insightful financial projections.
- Monitor financial performance and variances, analyzing trends and making strategic recommendations.
- Financial Reporting and Analysis:
- Prepare comprehensive financial reports, including profit and loss statements, balance sheets, and cash flow statements.
- Provide actionable insights based on financial analysis to support strategic decision-making.
- Ensure compliance with accounting standards, regulations, and reporting requirements.
- Cash Management and Risk Mitigation:
- Manage cash flow and liquidity, optimizing working capital efficiency.
- Identify and manage financial risks, implementing strategies to mitigate potential issues.
- Oversee credit control and collections to maintain healthy cash flow.
- Financial Operations:
- Supervise day-to-day financial operations, including invoicing, payments, and expense management.
- Implement efficient financial processes and controls to maintain accuracy and transparency.
- Ensure timely and accurate payroll processing.
- Financial Leadership:
- Lead, mentor, and develop a small finance team, fostering a culture of collaboration and continuous improvement.
- Act as a strategic partner to the executive team, providing financial insights to drive growth and innovation.
- Present financial performance updates and recommendations to the board of directors.
- Fundraising Strategy:
- Collaborate with the executive team to formulate a fundraising strategy aligned with the company's growth objectives.
- Identify potential sources of funding, including venture capital, angel investors, and strategic partnerships.
- Evaluate and recommend the optimal funding mix to support the company's expansion plans.
- Pitch Development:
- Develop our data-driven pitch materials that effectively communicate the company's value proposition, growth potential, and financial outlook.
- Craft persuasive investor presentations and financial models that showcase the startup's vision and opportunities.
- Investor Due Diligence:
- Lead due diligence processes, working closely with legal, finance, and operations teams to ensure smooth and thorough investor reviews.
- Prepare necessary documents and information to address investor inquiries and concerns.
- Negotiation and Deal Closure:
- Negotiate investment terms and conditions, balancing the interests of the company and investors.
- Coordinate legal and financial aspects of fundraising agreements, ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements.
- Financial Strategy Alignment:
- Collaborate with the CFO and finance team to ensure fundraising initiatives align with the company's overall financial strategy.
- Provide insights to the executive team based on investor feedback and market trends.
Qualifications and Experience:
- Qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA) with a strong academic record.
- Proven experience as a Finance Director or similar senior finance role, preferably within the Technology SaaS industry.
- Solid understanding of SaaS business models, recurring revenue, and subscription-based pricing.
- Exceptional analytical, financial modeling, and forecasting skills.
- Proficient in financial software and tools.
- Strong leadership and team management abilities.
- Excellent communication skills with the ability to present complex financial information clearly to non-finance stakeholders.
- Comfortable working independently and remotely, demonstrating self-motivation and time management skills.
- Proven track record in fundraising and investor relations within the startup ecosystem.
- Demonstrated ability to attract investment capital and close funding rounds.
- Strong financial modeling and valuation skills.
Why Join Us:
- Be part of a forward-thinking and dynamic team driving technological innovation.
- Enjoy the flexibility of remote work with a strong emphasis on work-life balance.
- Contribute to shaping the financial direction of a growing SaaS organization.
- Collaborate with industry experts and gain exposure to cutting-edge technologies.
If you are an experienced finance professional looking for a challenging and rewarding part-time opportunity, we encourage you to apply. Join us in our mission to revolutionize the technology landscape while achieving personal and professional growth.
To apply, please submit your CV and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience and motivation for the role. We look forward to reviewing your application.