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Group Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Full-time | London, United Kingdom
Who we Are?
Tickmill is a global group of companies, offering trading services with a prime focus on Futures, Options and CFDs on Forex, Stock Indices, Commodities and Bonds. Regulated in the United Kingdom by the FCA, in Cyprus by CySEC, in the Seychelles by the FSA, in Labuan by the Labuan FSA and the FSCA in South Africa, we provide first-class products and services, catering to the needs of the most sophisticated retail and institutional clients around the world.

We take pride in being one of the fastest-growing brokers in the world processing monthly more than 9 million client trades, while our monthly average trading volume is over $140 billion.

Our multilingual staff consist of highly qualified experts from all Continents. We value the talent and input of our team members and keep their motivation at the heart of our strategy. This includes highly competitive motivation packages, work-related travelling, and regular team events around the world.

Job Overview:
The Group Chief Financial Officer position is accountable for the administrative, financial, and risk management operations of Tickmill Group of companies, including 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 and protect Client funds, company assets.

The successul individual will be accountable to report accurate financial results in a timely manner to the board of the company (Tickmill UK Ltd and Tickmill Group), the regulators and any other third parties required by law.

As a key member of the Tickmill UK Management team, the Group CFO will report to the company CEO, and assume a strategic role in the overall management of the company.
  1. Assist in formulating the company’s future direction and supporting tactical initiatives.
  2. Full ownership for the timely submission of all statutory and regualtory filings (Group-wide).
  3. Develop strategy for the Finance function to support the Business’s strategic initiatives.
  4. Lead and supervise all Group Finance & Accounting personnel, be responsible for the overview of the accounting treatment on an ongoing basis to ensure compliance with IAS and IFRS requirements.
  5. Create forecasts of yearly profitability to calculate and settle provisional tax liabilities.
  6. Assess and evaluate on-going financial requirements to ensure sufficient resources are available to meet and deliver Business’s Strategic initiatives.
  7. Oversee all financial transactions and processing systems.
  8. Ensure effective internal controls are in place and compliance with IFRS and applicable regulatory legislation for financial and tax reporting.
  9. Provide strategic recommendations to enhance financial performance and new business opportunities.
  10. Ensure company’s cash flow is appropriate for operational effectiveness.
  11. Prepare reliable and timely Financial Reporting and Financial Planning forecasts.
  12. Drive the annual budget process and the monthly reporting.
  13. Review and present the detailed Budget for the business including financials, KPIs, cashflow.
  14. Maintain Banking arrangments and other Finance related relationships such as external auditors.
  15. Handle cost management with the objective of optimizing the Business’s costs.
  16. Evaluate and advise on the impact of long range planning, introduction of new strategies and regulatory action.
  17. Enhance the reporting function to ensure accuaracy and transparnecy of financial and non-financial data/metrics.
  18. Continue to assess all financial related processes and look for automation opportunities where they present themselves.
  1. Graduate Degree in Finance or Business field.
  2. Over 10 years in progressively responsible financial leadership roles of which at least, 5 years as CFO or Group Financial Controller.
  3. Strong interpersonal skills, ability to communicate and manage well at all levels of the organisation.
  4. Leadership Skills and Strategic Vision.
  5. Understanding of specifics of FX and CFD broking, or in general the world of derivative instruments.
  6. Proven track record of Cash Management, Financial Accounting and Corporate Finance Competency.
  7. Strong problem solving and creative skills and the ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions based on accurate and timely analysis.
  8. High level of integrity and dependability.
  9. Ability to work in a high-pressure and fast-moving environment.
Not required but will be considered as advantage:
  1. Bi-lingual skills due to multi-jurisdictions.
  2. Previous experience in FX, CFD, Derivatives brokerage industry.
  3. Liaising with Regulators of different jurisdictions.
  1. A Unique opportunity for a career and self-development in a global and fast-growing company.
  2. Modern and professional work environment.
  3. Attractive Compensation package based on qualifications and experience.
  4. Regular Team Events.
  5. Health insurance including cover for family.
  6. Participate in the “Employee Training & Development program”.
  7. Discount for Gym membership.
  8. Cycle to work scheme and other additional benefits.
Interested in this position? Forward your CV to careers@tickmill.eu
*Due to the great number of applications we receive for each of our open vacancies, we are unable to respond on an individual basis.