Part time Finance Director

Shavekit.com is a men’s toiletries business that sells products through the internet on a subscription basis. We’re in our 5th year and have seen fantastic growth in the past 12 months. It’s fast paced and we’re constantly innovating and developing new products. We think it’s a very exciting place to work and I’m sure you will too.

Hours

The role is 2 – 3 days a week with a flexible outlook, you don’t need to come into our office (South London) so working from a home office is fine. We would require you to catch up at least once a month so it would suit someone local-ish to London.

Basic Function: The FD position is accountable for the administrative, financial, and risk management operations of the company, to include the development of a financial and operational strategy, metrics tied to that strategy, and the ongoing development and monitoring of control systems designed to preserve company assets and report accurate financial results. Principal accountabilities are:

Planning

  1. Assist in formulating the company's future direction and supporting tactical initiatives

  2. Monitor and direct the implementation of strategic business plans

  3. Develop financial and tax strategies

  4. Manage the capital request and budgeting processes

  5. Develop performance measures that support the company's strategic direction

Operations

  1. Participate in key decisions as a member of the executive management team

  2. Maintain in-depth relations with all members of the management team

  3. Manage the accounting, human resources, investor relations, legal, tax, and treasury functions and lead the staff within those areas

  4. Oversee the financial operations of any subsidiary companies

  5. Manage any third parties to which accounting or finance functions have been outsourced

  6. Oversee the company's transaction processing systems

  7. Implement operational best practices

Financial Information

Risk Management

1. Understand and mitigate key elements of the company's risk profile

  1. Oversee the production and issuance of financial information to all interested parties

  2. Report financial results to the board of directors

  3. Monitor cash balances and cash forecasts

  4. Maintain appropriate insurance coverage

  5. Ensure that the company complies with all legal and regulatory requirements

  6. Ensure that record keeping meets the requirements of auditors and government agencies

  7. Report risk issues to the executive team and the board of directors

  8. Maintain relations with external auditors and investigate their findings and recommendations

Third Parties

  1. Prepare any investor presentations and participate in conference calls and face-to-face meetings with investors

  2. Maintain banking relationships 

Resources

While the team is small the FD will have access to existing resources available to the company. An accountant performs all statutory and payroll needs and an outsourced 3rd party manages the xero account.