Chief Financial Officer


REF: WEBCFO19

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Chief Financial Officer

REF: WEBCFO19

Job Date: 04/01/2019

The Chief Financial Officer will be degree qualified accountant (ACA, CIMA, ACCA) or have substantial equivalent experience.

This is a new position and offers excellent opportunities to work within one of the fast-growing industries in tech. Hyve is based in Brighton so you should be within an easily commutable distance

The Job:

As a key member of the Executive Management team, the Chief Financial Officer is responsible for the overall Finance function of the Company, encompassing the primary day-to-day planning, implementation, management and control of all financial-related activities. Reporting to the CEO, the CFO will also have a longer term and equally important focus on strategy development and implementation, assuming a critical strategic role in setting the direction of the Company.

The position includes having direct responsibility for financial accounting, forecasting and funding together with IT related activities. The candidate will forge strong relationships with multiple stakeholders including shareholders, bankers, auditors and our in-house finance team.

Overall, the CFO will work extensively with the Company’s Executive Management team, developing strong, collaborative relationships and providing business finance leadership to support the implementation of the Company’s strategy.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Business and Financial Leadership
  • Group Reporting
  • Financial Year-end and Audit
  • Budget Process
  • Strategic Planning Process
  • Financial Management
  • Risk Management and Compliance
  • Tax Planning
  • Highly skilled in creating and driving the financial strategy and translating the operational activity into financial impact.
  • Results oriented, strategic thinker and planner.
  • Establish credibility throughout the organisation as an effective developer of solutions to business challenges.

Your Skills

  • Track record of leadership roles within a fast-paced, high growth organisation.
  • Knowledge of budgeting and expense control.
  • Ability to act as a managerial advisor on professional issues with a view toward reaching strategic decisions.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills appropriate for all levels of the organisation.
  • Proven track record of successfully, building, leading and motivating a mixed experienced finance & operations function.
  • Able to handle multiple priorities and critical decision making within tight time constraints.
  • Ability and keen interest in challenging business partners and the status quo whilst maintaining strong working relationships.
  • First class communication and presentational skills, with the ability to build relationships across the group.

About Us:

Hyve Managed Hosting provides mission-critical hosting for Britain’s biggest brands. Companies like TK Maxx, Carluccio’s and British Airways trust Hyve for their websites and applications. We offer a relaxed office environment with flexible working hours and lots of holidays. There are an HTC Vive VR set and a ping pong table. You’ll get a standing desk, two monitors and a high-end PC.

How to Apply

To apply for this position please send a covering letter explaining why you’re perfect for the job, showing examples of work and attach a recent copy of your CV.

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