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23/01 HR
Consultant at TechnoScience

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Chief Financial Officer - Beauty/Cosmetics & Wellness Firm (10-20 yrs)

Mumbai Job Code: 884818

The Position :

We are looking for a self-driven high performer to head the finance & strategy function for our young, dynamic high-growth organization.

Role & Responsibilities (Summary) :

The Head of Finance & Strategy (CFO) will be a core member of the leadership team, reporting to the Founder & CEO. The 3 key areas of responsibility are:

1. Partner the CEO and the business on Growth and Profit delivery

2. Establish & operate world-class systems on Financial Reporting, Controls & Governance

3. Ownership of stakeholder communication, Board meetings, investor updates, and also lead capital raising as needed

The role in detail. You will:

- Lead the preparation and track the execution of quarterly and yearly operating plans & resource allocation

- Drive the channel, pricing, product and other growth opportunities, working closely with sales & marketing teams

- Measure and help improve process efficiencies to improve margins without compromising on product or service quality

- Build a virtuous cycle of growth: improve margins sustainably to re-invest in growth

- Build & lead a team that generates, maintains and automates financial, operational and statutory reporting, including weekly, monthly and quarterly reports & reviews.

- Ensure all operating and financial metrics are properly defined, monitored, and being met. Set & monitor KPIs/metrics on a daily, weekly and monthly basis and help operating teams develop initiatives to optimize them

- Be responsible for maintaining the company's financial model for presentation to internal stakeholders, the Board and investors.

- Oversee annual budgeting process and long-term strategic planning from a financial perspective.

- Lead capital markets activities, including equity fundraising and debt financing, and interface with all external stakeholders.

Required Experience :

- MBA or CA at least 10 years professional experience. A mix of operating experience plus consulting/PE/VC/IB background preferred.

- Strong understanding of corporate finance concepts and accounting principles.

- Ability to grasp market dynamics, understand business implication and set strategic direction

- Experience developing highly complex financial models and developing reporting packages, preferably at a high-growth company.

- History of successfully leading business case analysis and planning processes which set strategy through a financial lens, then tracking the plan to report on its progress over time.

- Exceptionally advanced Excel and financial modeling skills; strong communication skills.

- Preferred: Experience participating in debt & equity financing processes.

Personal Characteristics

- You think like an investor: Capable of seeing the - bigger picture- while simultaneously being able to handle the details, and connecting it all back to numbers and financials.

- You execute like an entrepreneur: High energy and action-oriented with a history of getting things done in complex, fast moving environments.

- Exceptionally strong analytical skills with relentless attention to detail backed by a data-driven mentality. Genuine intellectual curiosity.

- Track record of good business judgment with maturity, diplomacy, and strong leadership and communication skills (both written and verbal). Can run processes and meetings independently.

- Highly effective at building collaborative relationships across the organization.

- Demonstrated ability to roll-up sleeves and work with team members (at all levels of the Company).

- Results orientation with a strong work ethic. Must be tenacious, with the emotional intelligence to know when to push harder and when to look for alternative approaches. Solutions-focused mindset.

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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