Chief Financial Officer

Job reference: 1645CFO

Job function/discipline: Technology/Finance

Basic salary: Commensurate with experience

Closing date: 20th November 2017

Chief Financial Officer


Established in 2005, Export Technologies is one of the leading technology companies in Northern Ireland and one of the UK’s foremost ecommerce platform providers. The company is a Deloitte Fast 50 company five years running.


The company currently employs around 30 staff and comprises two divisions:

1. A product division IRP Commerce that develops an award-winning ecommerce platform (the IRP)

2. A commercial division that functions as a Systems Integrator for the IRP platform and provides consultancy services.


The company’s platform and approach has allowed mid-market businesses based in the UK and Ireland alone to transact more than £1 billion GBP. Clients include retail, manufacturing and distribution businesses in both the B2C and B2B sectors.


The company has had a heavy R&D focus producing some of the most exciting software in the ecommerce industry. It has also had good commercial traction and is committed to expanding its commercial reach across the UK, Ireland and beyond. To help the company achieve their goals, the company is now seeking an experienced and highly-motivated Chief Financial Officer (CFO).


Reporting to the CEO, the CFO will lead the strategic financial and accounting functions within Export Technologies. Having a deep understanding of all aspects of the business, s/he supports and collaborates with the CEO, the Chief Operations Officer, and broader leadership team in the formulation, communication and execution of strategic plans to deliver strong financial performance, while ensuring appropriate governance and risk management are in place. S/he will bring strategic and financial insights to operational decision making. As a forward-thinking leader, the CFO will focus on both the internal and external, financial and non-financial elements of the business.


​​Qualifications and Professional Experience:

  • Must have a recognized accounting qualification
  • Extensive experience in running a finance department in a fast-paced, dynamic environment, preferably experience as a CFO in a software or technology company
  • Significant financial management and leadership experience at a senior level, preferably at director level
  • Worked for both growth and mature businesses


For an informal discussion call Gerry May at Forde May Consulting Ltd on 028 9062 8877, or to apply send a CV setting out how you meet the requirements via the appropriate link, quoting reference number 1645CFO, and including your current remuneration details.

Closing date: 20th November 2017