Chief Financial Officer (FinTech)

Job Title: Chief Financial Officer (FinTech)
Location: Singapore
Salary: SGD 300,000
Reference: MS/CFOFINTE/300
Contact Name: Mehul Shah
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 29, 2019 16:04

Job Description

  • Working for a rapidly growing FinTech company that has been backed by some of the biggest investors in the region
  • Global CFO role, working with the Co-founders to drive expansion
  • Attractive remuneration and equity on offer

My client is a start-up that is considered to be a market leader within the FinTech domain. Globally headquartered out of Singapore, they are looking to hire a critical member of their senior leadership team to serve as a global CFO.

Key Responsibilities

  • The CFO will play an active role (lead or co-lead) for both equity and debt fundraises while growing and managing a team that takes care of financial, legal and compliance operations for the group
  • Spearhead both equity and debt fundraises for the company, including direct pitches to investors, selection/ management of bankers/ vendors, direct ownership of process from start to finish
  • Manage shareholder and BoD financial and performance reporting
  • Support strategy, operations and financial planning with financial modeling, data analysis and insights 
  • Develop and manage budgets and long-range financial forecasts   
  • Oversee all Finance and Accounting operations for the group, including Billing, A/R, A/P, GL, Cost Accounting and Revenue Recognition, audits, tax and ensure systems and controls reflect “best practice” financial processes 
  • Oversee all legal activities of the company  
  • Experience with, and focus on leveraging automation and software to standardize, speed up and improve the quality of core processes.
  • Ensure compliance with company policies, regulatory requirements

Key Requirements

  • Highly effective, mission-driven, strategic finance executive with strong transaction/ deal experience for this high-impact role
  • Strong experience in fund-raising with a strong network across the region
  • The right individual will have extensive deal (transaction) experience with an i-bank or a fast growing, venture backed startup and ideally, some experience in structured finance.
  • The individual must have a ‘sell-side’ orientation and must be comfortable with frequent travel within the region (SEA and HK) and occasionally elsewhere.
  • Fintech/Payment domain experience would be preferred 

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