Chief Finance Officer

Chief Finance Officer

Start Date:
November 1, 2022

Apply By:
November 1, 2022

Salary:
Competitive Salary Dependent On Experience

Location:
London, UK

Employment Type:
Full Time

Office: UK

Reporting: to CEO 

How to Apply: Email your CV and Cover Letter: olga.kubassova@ia-grp.com (Subject: CFO) or visit https://www.ia-grp.com/about-us/ for more information.

IAG, Image Analysis Group, is a fast-growing digital imaging and technology company with head offices located in EU, UK, USA and India. Our mission is to accelerate the development of novel drugs with the use of medical imaging, AI, Machine Learning and help patients to get the right treatment fast. The company has grown 100% three years in a row and we are not slowing down. We believe that what we do makes a true impact on people’s lives and we are on the mission critical to support bio-pharma industry innovative drug development programs.

You will join to provide financial leadership for IAG, helping CEO and the Management team to grow Image Analysis, Ltd and Image Analysis, Inc and our Bio-Partnering division.

As the CFO, you will be empowered to achieve new levels of excellence and make a profound and personal impact as you contribute to new innovations in a vital and complex bio-pharma enviroment. The position will oversee financial planning, forecasting, budgeting, controls and analysis; and perform operational financial analysis and partners with functional leaders (Technology, Operations and Business) to drive revenue and expense management initiatives; oversee solution pricing and risk management function; strategic distribution partnerships/alliances/joint ventures; partners with operations to ensure workforce and expense forecasting aligns with marketing and enrollment projections; prepares quarterly operating presentations; and lead a developing finance team.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • This position is responsible for:
    • In close collaboration with COO, CBO and CTO, you will be driving operational and business execution for all functions;
    • Executing business strategies and operational plans to ensure IAG’s competitive position and profitability;
    • Translating business vision and strategy into operational tactics and building the organizational support and infrastructure;
    • Supporting running of the operational teams in a manner that systematically improves operational execution and delivers on our value proposition to customers;
    • Overall ownership and control of revenue, operating income and Selling, General and Administrative Expenses aspects of the business to ensure established financial targets are achieved;
    • Supervision of all financial functions of the business, inc. assessment of new client contracts, ensuring visibility of the revenues, maximizing R&D tax credits and other incentives, day-to-day accounting, management reporting and board reporting.
    • Responsibility for the company’s complience with all laws and regulations in the UK and USA. Acting as a company secretary, when needed.
    • Proactively monitoring trends to identify risks and opportunities across key revenue and expense categories. Establishing benchmarks and scorecards to assist leadership in managing the fiscal discipline of their functions. Facilitating root cause analysis and solutions identification. Presenting solutions and timelines to executive teams during the annual review, management meeting and Board meetings.
    • Act as a critical resource for the CEO, you will ensure that financial models are developed for all forecasting projections required by the business.
    • Consolidate and prepare financial updates that are required for all operating cycle reviews.
    • Overseeing product & services pricing.
    • Driving strategic financial decision making through an in depth understanding of industry trends, market dynamics and internal key indicators. Driving operational improvement, business risk management, across functional areas. Collaborates with business leaders to develop and recommend strategies to improve profitability and cost efficiencies. Provides consistent updates and commentary to CEO.
    • Developing strong intra-company relationships by proactively meeting with UK and USA finance controllers.
    • You will own and drive a wide variety of special projects as assigned by CEO.
    • you will be executing team leadership by selecting the right talent and focusing priorities and performance. Help developing incentives and developing staff to ensure internal bench strength as well as engagement and retention of employees.
Required Qualifications:
  • Understnding of Clinical Research, Pharma, Biotech, Lifescience Investment or other relevant business, its financial management and its drivers.
  • Advanced degree a plus or comparable related work experience.
  • Minimum of 5+ years of progressive finance/accounting leadership.
  • 3+ years experience in a lead/senior finance role within a global organization.
  • Proven leadership with the ability to build relationships/collaborate at all levels and across international/global segments.
  • Effectively manages divergent business priorities with lean resources.
  • Proven experience in working with cross functional teams and navigating a matrix environment with time sensitive deliverables.
  • Exceptional communication skills with the ability to present information in a variety of different formats to all levels.
  • Results-orientation with superb process and project management skills.
  • Demonstrated staff development skills with emphasis on empowering and motivating others.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Superior planning and strong problem solving skills that enable quick identification and efficient resolution of issues.
  • Highly collaborative individual with ability to influence others and build strong professional relationships.
  • Understanding of the financial levers and operations of the business that drive profitability across all geographies.
  • Business focus – understanding of the company’s vision mission and strategy to achieve long and short-term goals.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills. Capable of leading effective change at all levels of the organization, articulating cross cultures in a cohesive fashion.
  • Ability to serve as a strong coach and foster career development of others.

 

What is our culture?

We are not a firm that works 9 to 5, punching the clock.  Instead, we have a high-performance culture that rewards creative solutions to daily challenges, as well as a strong work ethic.  We certainly work hard, and are all in the office between 8:30 and 6:00 pm daily unless traveling. Going back online after dinner is common to get our jobs done. We make sure that each person is aware of the bigger picture and knows how he or she contributes to the overall business growth. Each team member is regularly appraised and rewarded through a bonus system when the company is doing well.

 How much could someone earn in this role?

Our company has a multi-part compensation structure:

  • Competitive base salary based on experience and skills.
  • We contribute to each employee’s pension.
  • Every person is eligible to receive a quarterly competitive bonus based on exceptional individual and firm performance

About IAG

IAG, Image Analysis Group is comprised of Image Analysis, Ltd., Image Analysis, Inc. and Venture Partners. Through our three divisions: Strategy, Trial Solutions and Bio-Partnering we create successful partnerships with biotech and pharma companies to develop new treatments, which improve patients’ lives.

IAG is a unique clinical development partner to life sciences companies. We believe that strategic use of imaging, such as MRI, CT, PET accelerates drug development and lowers investment risks. IAG’s team broadly leverage our proprietary image analysis methodologies, power of our cloud platform DYNAMIKA, years of experience in using AI for patient selection and early read-outs to ensure higher probability for promising therapeutics to reach the patients.

We design clinical trials with optimal imaging endpoints to prove novel drug efficacy, to reach go /no-go fast and to focus the resources and budgets.

IAG’ global clinical trial delivery team, HQ in London, UK and Philadelphia, USA ensure reliable execution of clinical programs. Our operational efficiency is underpinned by the use of our proprietary cloud platform DYNAMIKA.

DYNAMIKA has powered over 100 phase I-IV multi-centre studies, ensuring robust imaging data management in multi-centre trial setting and fast imaging data review. This is a unique comprehensive software system to control trial progress, conduct central reads and,when needed, use built-in AI for earlier read-outs and decision support. Certified to the highest industry standards for clinical and trial use, including ISO13485, FDA510K, CE, 21 CFR 21-part 11.

The streamlined technology backed approach to trial operations improves ROI and increases the transparency of study performance.

Our independent Bio-Partnering division fuses risk-sharing business models and  agile culture to accelerate novel drug development. We closely work with our venture partners and biotech executive management to optimise financial and operational outcomes.

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