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Finance Business Partner

  • Location Stratford-upon-Avon
  • Job-type Permanent
  • Reference BBBH105109


Investigo are proud to be partnering with Enable in their search for a Finance Business Partner.

Enable is a small but rapidly growing Software-as-a-Service business with offices in Stratford upon Avon and San Francisco. In February 2020 Enable secured a $13m investment from two of the top Silicon Valley venture capital firms to fuel its growth and has embarked on an ambitious strategy ultimately aimed at an exit in a few years.

As a business, Enable are defined by the quality and ability of their people and in the role of Finance Business Partner, you will be critical to the success of Enable. In this role you get to work in by far one of the most innovative businesses in the region, headed up by one of the most visionary and frontier driven CFO in the market and is as such suited to someone who blends sheer talent and technical competence with the right type of ambition and drive.

Reporting to the CFO you will work with the company leadership team to ensure effective financial planning and reporting is in place to continually improve and grow the business while controlling costs and cash burn. As a business, Enable will be able to give you a huge array of different learning experiences across all aspects of finance.

You will be joining a growing team which is full of energy, passion and deep skills & experience to help deliver Enable's strategy. This is a role for someone who has the desire to develop quickly in one of the most exciting sectors and a business that is the envy of their competitors. Enable create a vibrant environment where teamwork, creativity and technical excellence are expected and enjoyed.

Role purpose

  • To assist the CFO in ensuring the finance function delivers its responsibilities effectively
  • To act as a trusted finance business partner to the COO and CRO

Key responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain financial plans, rolling forecasts and models that deliver the company's strategy, reporting progress and suggesting improvements
  • Partner with the leadership team to ensure revenue and costs are well controlled:
    • COO - cost allocation and planning, overhead control
    • CRO - sales pipeline & contract renewal tracking, headcount & quota planning; incentive schemes, overhead control
  • Develop and lead financial and business performance reporting capability
  • Monthly accounting - revenue recognition, US company filings

Key skills

  • Essential:
    • Fast learner, enthusiasm, energy, drive, reliable, accurate
    • Able to communicate and build positive relationships at all levels through the organisation and with demanding external advisors
    • Recognised accountancy qualification with several years PQE
    • Proven work experience as a finance business partner or manager
  • Ideal:
    • Able to think short and long term
    • Good knowledge of accounting principles for software businesses
    • US corporate experience
    • Negotiation & planning skills and business acumen

Role is paying £55,000 - £65,000 plus share options which could create very significant value in 4-5 years' time if Enable's plans are achieved. Enable offer flexible working hours and/or working from home a couple of days a week + other benefits. All third party applications will be forwarded to Investigo. For more information please contact Vilma Kurpreka on Vilma.kurpreka@investigo.co.uk or 07971510751.