CybSafe

Chief Financial Officer

Vertical
Cybersecurity
Department
Finance
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We are CybSafe. We’re passionate about the human aspect of cyber security. We also want to help as many people and businesses as possible – both within our society and the global community.

We’re building the world’s first truly intelligent cyber security awareness platform. We are using artificial intelligence and advanced data analysis to measure and transform user awareness, behaviour and culture within organisations.

Today, many businesses rely on CybSafe to help them address human cyber risk, optimise their use of technology and meet their regulatory and legislative obligations.

We’re making a huge difference to people and businesses all over the world and we’re looking for great people to join our team.

Look at our website for more on the ‘what’ and the ‘how’.

The Job:

Chief Financial Officer

About You:

We’re looking for a proactive, energetic and ambitious Chief Financial Officer with a proven track record in developing and growing a SaaS or software licensing business to partner with the CEO to develop and implement the strategy to fulfil our ambitions. Ideally, you’ll have previous experience operating in a PE-backed SaaS company going through increasingly complex and exciting growth cycles. You also have a reassuring ability to provide influential relationships with and sustain confidence with our investors.

The role requires a CFO who can adapt to the growth and change in the industry and can utilize new technology, and create new and different approaches to stay ahead of the market. The CFO must be agile, resourceful, deliberate, and comfortable in an environment of rapid change.

You have excellent technical ability to identify and rectify areas of improvement in both financial and operational performance through the analysis and interpretation of our data. You will also be able to home in on the real KPI’s of the business and be able to communicate this effectively across the business to support our drive for growth and the achievement of our targets.

Possessing excellent strategic skills, you will also be excited about getting your hands dirty during this growth phase..

It’s important to us that you to have a passion for people and love being part of the team partnering with all areas of the business as well as our external partners to support the growth of the business and its financial reporting and controls.

We are 21st century thinkers with a passion for technology and so are you.

  image   We love:

  • Innovators with positive energy

  • Positive change and disruption

  • Learning every day

  • Living life and having fun

imageAccountabilities:

  • Lead, develop and implement financial and operational plans to drive growth, and extend finance based decision-making throughout the company. You will be responsible for all finance activities including accounting, forecasting, budgeting, internal controls, financial systems, audit, reporting, insurance, and tax. The position is also responsible for managing the company books and establishing and maintaining relationships with the Board, the investor community (VCT, VC, PE, etc.), external auditors, analysts, and all other external parties that require financial information.

  • Budgeting and Forecasting. Development and preparation of the key financial budgeting and forecasting tools to support the leadership team to both manage the business and focus on the KPIs to drive the maximum benefit from our resources.

  • Reporting of Key Financial Data. Oversight of the monthly/quarterly reporting and communication of this information in an easily digested format for the Leadership Team, the Board and our investors.  Preparation and presentation of summarised key financial data at the quarterly board meetings. Work with CEO and senior management to develop and implement strategic business plans and operating initiatives.

Building a first class finance function.  Developing and establishing ahead-of-the-curve processes, people and systems to provide the Leadership Team with a best in class finance function able to address the growing needs of the business before they’re needed. Bringing your experience to maximise the efficiency of the finance function reflective of a 21st century SaaS business.

M&A. Work with the leadership team and the Board to take a leading role on all major transactions including capital raises, debt, major partnerships, mergers and acquisitions, and joint ventures.

Building Relationships with the leadership team, Board and external partners through effective communication of our financial information such that you are seen as a trusted advisor and engine for supporting growth.

  imageSkills & Knowledge:

  • ACA or ACCA qualified with proven CFO or FD experience in a fast-growing business. We’d really like you to have worked in a SaaS business before,

  • Experience of implementing financial systems, software and building a finance team.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Previous PE-backed business experience or IPO exposure.

  • Experience with software companies and revenue recognition from software subscriptions highly desired.

  • Experienced with high growth and highly demanding, deadline driven environments.

  • Exceptional business acumen with a high degree of integrity and ethics (this is really important to us).

imageThe Package and the Perks:

  • It’s a full time role with a competitive basic salary and benefits.

  • Pension plan and contribution by us.

  • We’ll give you a great IT setup and iPhone.

  • You don’t have to come to work on your birthday!

  • We have a relaxed leave policy. We support each other and only want people we can trust. Take leave when you feel it is best to do so. We will insist that you take at least a two-week unbroken break during the year so you can recharge and come back hungry for more!

  • Level39 offices come with unlimited drinks from the fridge or the massive coffee machines, ping pong tables and regular ‘beer & pizza’ events…not forgetting freshly made cookies every day!

  • Relaxed attire policy…we’re a tech start-up, after all!

imageHow we work:

  • We believe in a results-focused work environment. We’ve got core hours for those who are office based, but these are sufficiently flexible to cater for early starters and late leavers.

  • We have a customer-focused, purpose-driven culture where employee performance is recognised and rewarded with on-going development and career prospects.

imageWhere we work?

Level 39, No 1 Canada Square, Canary Wharf, London

Check it out: http://www.level39.co/

imageInterested?

Connect with us here: careers@cybsafe.com  and include the following:

  • Your CV

  • A short note (or if you’re feeling creative, a video) introducing yourself and why you are the person for the job.

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