Head of Corporate Finance

$113,931 - $126,590 yearly
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  • Lancashire
  • Mar 22, 2024
Permanent Experience: Qualified Accountant

Job Description

Axon Moore are exclusively partnering with a leading, newly PE-Backed Services business in Lancashire as they embark on the next phase of expansion. As a result, they are now seeking an exceptional Head of Corporate Finance to play a pivotal role and spearhead their strategic growth initiatives in this newly created position. You will play a crucial role in supporting the fund raising and project finance activities within the construction and energy sectors. You will be responsible for building and maintaining complex financial models used to assess and secure financing (both debt and equity) for various future projects. Working closely with the PE partners and the CFO, your strategic insights and leadership will help to shape the future trajectory of the business. Responsibilities: • Development of the funding strategy, reporting directly to CFO and working closely with Chief Strategy Officer, and wider business leadership team. • Develop and maintain complex financial models - Build new financial models from scratch for project finance transactions in the construction and energy sector, including development of integrated profit and loss, balance sheet and cash flow and scenario based modelling. • Analyse project financials, including capital expenditure, operating expenses, and revenue streams. • Prepare financial reports and presentations for stakeholders, including lenders, investors, and project sponsors. • Develop financial forecasts and sensitivity analyses to assess project viability and risk profile looking at debt serviceability and leverage. • Cash and funding - Develop and implement strategies to optimise working capital • Assist capital raising activities, such as debt financing and equity issuance • Translate contractual requirements into model inputs and assumptions. • Clearly communicate complex financial information to both technical and non-technical audiences. Experience/Skills: • You will be ACA/ACCA Qualified with strong commercial understanding • Corporate finance transactions and refinancing. • Budget and operational management support. • Strong attention to detail and accuracy. • Strong proficiency in Excel and other financial modelling software, Power BI, etc. You will be a naturally charismatic, engaging, and forward-thinking leader, someone who is happy to manage the detail but also see the bigger picture, working with the SLT and Board to set the strategy for the business for the foreseeable future. For more information regarding this opportunity please submit your CV to Jessica Coleman. Axon Moore recruits all roles from CFO through to transactional finance on both a permanent and interim basis. For more information please see our website at (url removed) In order to view more information on this job press the APPLY NOW button below and it will take you to the source website

Working Hours

Full Time

Salary by Currency

This role in US Dollars has a minimum of $113,931 to a maximum of $126,590. In British Pounds it has a minimum of £90,000 to a maximum of £100,000. In Australian Dollars it has a minimum of $173,369 to a maximum of $192,632.


Analysing and Reporting Performance

This module has been specifically designed to help finance team members identify the key metrics that are needed to manage performance across the business and turn these into a powerful set of KPIs that can be reported on dashboards scorecards and board reports.

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Optimising Processes

During this course we discuss how finance teams can map out simplify and standardize processes and apply Lean Six Sigma principles to reduce waste. We cover automation and outsourcing and how you can benefit from Optical Character Recognition Robotic Process Automation Digital Transformation and Artificial Intelligence.

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Operational Driver

Modern-day CFOs are taking on ever-increasing operational responsibilities including Finance HR IT Legal Procurement Payroll and Facilities. This course teaches you how to lead these functions effectively and also proven methodologies to become a strong operational driver throughout the business.

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Commercial Mindset

Possessing a strong commercial awareness means aligning your views with the company’s strategy and values to drive significant growth and value throughout your business. You will learn how to understand your business develop market knowledge tell the financial story drive growth and maximize shareholder value.

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Fundraising and M&A

Most companies encounter significant fundraising acquisition and shareholder exit or liquidity events during their business life cycle. This course teaches you the CFO’s role in identifying and evaluating opportunities performing business valuations fundraising making acquisitions exit readiness and deal completion.

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Governance and Control

The CFO plays a key board member role towards strong governance and holding others accountable for their actions. This course helps you to understand governance risk management compliance closing the books and treasury; and improve your skills for simplifying automating and shortening your financial close process.

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Best Practice Financial Modelling

This course teaches you the fundamentals of good modelling practice including the spreadsheet life cycle the FAST Standard the Calculation Block Flags and Factors how to review models and SMART Guidelines for financial modelling.

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Finance leaders are responsible for developing a well-rounded finance function that can keep up with the evolution of your business. During this module you will learn how to lead your finance function become a C-Suite business leader manage people drive the culture; and represent your business externally.

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Fundraising Simulator

GrowCFO’s Fundraising Virtual Simulator provides you with essential first-hand CFO experience of leading and delivering an entire Series A/B fundraising process from initial brainstorming through to deal completion.

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