Background and skills**Requirements**
* Proven experience of operating effectively at a senior level
* Proven ability to operate effectively as part of a start-up
* Ability to work with a high level of autonomy
* * Understanding of how to oversee the financial components of funding rounds and traditional capital raising methods
* Excellent leadership, management, communication, presentation, influencing and stakeholder management skills.
* Proficient in the principles, methods, techniques and tools for the preparation and monitoring of budgets to maximise cost effectiveness.
* Qualified accountant - ACA, ACCA, CIMA would be advantageous