• Ref: JI49637


    £ 250,000 - £ 250,000 per year London
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    The opportunity

    CFO role

    £250,000 per annum + bonus + equity

    Based in London




    Our client, a leading international consultancy firm backed by a reputable mid-market PE investor, is seeking a strategic CFO to join their executive team. With a strong focus on growth and expansion, the company is poised for further success and is preparing for a strategic sale within the next 12 to 18 months. With revenues exceeding £60 million and an EBIDTA of £12 million, this presents an exceptional opportunity for an experienced financial leader to play a pivotal role in driving financial performance and maximising shareholder value.


    As the CFO, you will be instrumental in shaping the financial strategy and direction of the company, working closely with the executive team and private equity stakeholders. You will lead the finance function, overseeing financial planning, budgeting, forecasting, and reporting processes to ensure optimal financial performance and compliance. You will be responsible for improving margins, driving revenue growth and maximising EBIDTA ahead of an exit event.


    The role

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Develop and execute financial strategies aligned with the company's growth objectives and the impending sale process.
    • Provide strategic financial guidance to the CEO and board of directors, leveraging financial analysis and insights to drive informed decision-making.
    • Oversee financial reporting, including monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements, ensuring accuracy, integrity, and compliance with regulatory requirements.
    • Manage cash flow, working capital, and capital allocation strategies to optimize liquidity and support operational needs.
    • Drive operational efficiencies and cost optimization initiatives to enhance profitability and shareholder value.
    • Collaborate with internal stakeholders and external advisors throughout the sale process, providing financial expertise and support as needed.

    The requirements

    Key experience

    • Qualified Accountant – ACCA, CIMA, ACA or equivalent
    • Proven track record of success in senior financial leadership roles, preferably within a private equity-backed environment.
    • Strong understanding of KPI’s within a people-based business e.g. utilisation rates
    • Prior experience of leading a company sale process

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