Mrs Wordsmith is one of the UKs fastest growing publishers. We are an award winning educational technology startup company. We've hired the smartest and most creative people from places like Sybo (Subway Surfers), Blizzard, Toca Boca, Marvel Heroes and more.
The FD reports direclty to the CEO and is one of the senior leadership positions in the company. The FD is responsible for leading and executing financial processes and strategies to deliver growth and profitability for the business. The role requires influencing across all business functions to ensure business plans, pricing devisions and marketing investments are optimised. There is a Finance Manager reproting into the role.
Key responsibilities include:
P&L management for the business incuding co-ordination of budgets and forecasts, direct expense control, prlanning processes and longer term strategic profitability improvement plans. Close partnership with Finance Manager to ensure monthly close and reporting deliverables are to the highest quality and standards. Obviously work closely with external accountants, tax advisors and other suppliers.
To take a lead role in strategy, operations and fundraising. Develop strong partnership with the Leadership Team to understand business needs and drive results. Create financial models, cash-flow projections an pitch-decks to aid fundraising and manage relationships with existing investorys.
- Qualified accountant with 10+ years of finance experience - tech start up environment particularly relevant
- Dynamic, strategic and analytically strong leader
- Experience in leading multiple corporate functions - as the company is scaling you are willing to take on responsibilities for teams in Legal, HR and IT