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Finance Director

Oxford, UK

The Role


You will be a leader who can develop, mentor and inspire your own team, providing leadership, direction and management of the finance and accounting team. You will be a persuasive influencer and attentive listener with the ability to collaborate with the Executive team, providing a strategic leadership role in financial decision making, turning financial data into actionable intelligence and helping to grow the business. As the company prepares to IPO within the next 12-24 months, experience in this area with an understanding of US GAAP and listing on a US stock exchange is preferable but not essential.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Form a close working relationship with senior executive management team, providing executive leadership to achieve the company’s financial strategy
  • Evaluate and analyse the financial climate and market trends and provide recommendations
  • Responsibility for the planning, implementation, managing and running of all the finance activities of the company, including business planning, tax, budgeting, forecasting and detailed cash flow analysis
  • Providing leadership, direction and management of the finance and accounting team
  • Directs and oversee all aspects of financial activities, reporting and local law compliance in the UK, US & Singapore
  • Review investment strategies considering cash & liquidity risks
  • Ensure that company finance systems are robust, compliant and support current activities and future growth
  • Create and maintain relationships with service providers and contractors, including banking institutions and accountants
  • Responsibility for internal and external financial reporting timetable
  • Overseeing internal controls and create a policy manual for the finance department
  • Oversee, review, and adhere to the budgets for each business department

Education and Experience, Required

  • Advanced degree in Finance & Accounting
  • Professional qualification CPA/ACA/ACMA
  • Extensive proven experience as senior finance professional with the ability to operate at both strategic and operational levels
  • Experience of UK FRS and US GAAP and US stock exchange
  • Proficient in the use of financial management software, i.e. SAP
  • Exceptional planning, analytical, communication, leadership, and organisational skills
  • Strong IT skills
  • High integrity and openness with commitment to good governance
  • Energetic and highly motivated with a passion for excellence in pursuit of business growth and success

Interested in this position?

We are always looking for brilliant people to join us here at Perspectum Diagnostics.

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