Chief Financial Officer (VAC-F20325M)

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  • Post Date: 12/05/2021
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Job Overview

Our client is a leading innovative company in the online marketing world based in Limassol. The company covers the digital marketplace from all angles-display media, mobile, web, and social, as well as search marketing, and provides high-performance media to meet wide-ranging marketing objectives. With their fresh-thinking approach, they create value and set high standards of performance marketing. They are seeking to recruit a high-caliber Chief Financial Officer as a key member of the executive team dedicated to the early-stage new product. The business, which currently focuses on development of cutting-edge platform and marketing activities, has ambitious growth plans within the regulated Fintech sector.

The chosen candidate will be responsible for driving the financial vision of the company, risk management and reporting to authorities from the financial perspective. He/she he will work with Electronic Money Institution, will apply for license, forecast and plan the budget. The CFO will also support the Board of Directors in strategic decisions during preparatory stage and after launching wide-scale operations. He /she will work together with Head of Fraud and Payments department and can build his own team.

Our client is looking for someone with experience within a FinTech company. FCA experience and experience with working with the UK market are a must. The person should be flexible as this new project just started and a lot of things changing. They are looking for someone from Cyprus or from Latvia. Someone from the UK with also be considered but he/she should be ok to travel to Cyprus and Latvia. They also considerer remote from time to time but not a full-time basis. Work permit can be provided.

Responsibilities:
Advise Board of Directors on the financial implications of business activities and capital structure
Manage and regularly report cash flow to the Board
Drive the company’s financial planning and support strategic decisions
Direct and oversee all aspects of the Finance and Accounting functions
Take full ownership of the Financial department and its future development
Prepare reliable current and forecasting reports
Put in place robust system of financial controls
Prepare and communicate the required financial reports to the regulator and tax authorities in Cyprus and the UK
Manage relationship with internal or external finance/audit professionals and accounting partners
Help to set up long-term operational goals, budgets and forecasts from Finance perspective
Establish and develop relationships with crucial banking partners
Manage the liquidity pools in various financial institutions

Requirements:
Proven 8+ years of experience as CFO, Director of Finance, or Senior Finance Manager, ideally in a startup environment
Experience in working for a financial institution regulated by the FCA (this is a must or one of its EU equivalent body in one of the mentioned above roles; Electronic Money Institution experience would be advantageous)
Knowledge of EU / ECB financial regulations and frameworks
In-depth knowledge of financial law and risk management practices in Fintech
Proficient in the use of Excel and financial management software (e.g. Xero, SAP)
Excellent knowledge of data analysis and forecasting methods
Ability to work with a high level of accuracy and meet strict deadlines
Strong organizational, problem-solving and analytical skills
Ability to work in a fast paced and dynamic environment
Open-minded and tech savvy, with hands-on attitude
Excellent communication skills
CPA/ACA/ACCA/CIMA fully qualified
BSc/BA in Finance/Account or relevant field; MSc/MBA is a plus
Excellent knowledge of English in speaking and writing

The company is offering a:
Competitive salary
Comfortable office location
International teamwork experience
Interesting and challenging tasks
Professional and career opportunities
Medical insurance for you and your family
Ref Gym refund
Free lunches in the office
Kindergarten / Schools refund

The working hours are Monday to Friday, 9am – 6pm

TO APPLY for this job opportunity, send your CV (in English please) to admin@smstaffmatters.com and include the reference:  Chief Financial Officer – VAC-F20325M. We look forward to hearing from you!

 

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