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    £ 200,000 - £ 200,000 per year

    Job Description


    £200,000 per annum + bonus + equity

    Based in London (hybrid)


    The opportunity

    A PE backed transformation business is seeking an experienced CFO who can execute their buy & build strategy alongside organic international growth. The business has completed 2 acquisitions to date and hopes to grow EBIDTA to £15m in the next 3 years before an exit. The company has key hubs in the UK and US with significant revenues stemming from North America. The M&A strategy includes acquisitions in UK, US and across continental Europe. They are backed by a leading mid-market investor with a renowned reputation for successful buy & build.

    The role

    As the CFO you will be responsible for overseeing the financial operations and strategies as they pursue growth through mergers and acquisitions. Working closely with the CEO and the executive team, you will be a key driver in ensuring financial discipline, maximizing shareholder value, and implementing scalable financial processes. This is an exceptional opportunity for a strategic finance leader to join a high-impact private equity-backed transformation business and shape its future success.


    • Develop and execute a comprehensive financial strategy aligned with our business objectives and growth plans, leveraging M&A opportunities.
    • Lead financial due diligence processes for potential acquisitions, assessing financial risks, opportunities, and integration plans.
    • Drive financial analysis and modelling to support investment decisions, pricing strategies, and post-acquisition integration efforts.
    • Oversee financial planning, budgeting, forecasting, and cash flow management, ensuring accuracy, transparency, and agility in financial reporting.
    • Implement robust financial controls, systems, and processes to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and mitigate risks.
    • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to evaluate potential acquisition targets, negotiate deal terms, and execute successful integrations.
    • Develop and maintain key performance indicators (KPIs) and metrics to monitor financial performance, track synergies, and drive operational excellence.
    • Provide financial insights and recommendations to the executive team, supporting strategic decision-making and business growth initiatives.
    • Lead and mentor a high-performing finance team, fostering a culture of continuous improvement, accountability, and professional development.


    • Proven experience as a CFO or a senior finance executive in a private equity-backed organisation (ideally professional services) with a focus on transformation and M&A.
    • Strong understanding of financial analysis, due diligence, valuation techniques, and post-acquisition integration strategies.
    • Demonstrated success in executing complex M&A transactions and driving financial performance improvements.
    • Solid knowledge of financial regulations, accounting principles, and tax compliance in international markets.
    • Excellent strategic thinking abilities, with the capacity to translate financial data into actionable insights and recommendations.
    • Portfolio Director, Technology Growth Investor

      Portfolio Director, Technology Growth Investor, London

      Location: London

      Ref: CL52220

      Attractive compensation package including salary, bonus, and carry


      The Opportunity:


      ·       This is a fantastic opportunity to join a fast growing technology investor that is seeking a portfolio director

      ·       This is a new role with significant scope, you’ll work closely with the investment team and portfolio businesses to drive growth and value creation


      The Role:

      ·       Working alongside management teams across the entire portfolio to help deliver strategic, operational and transaction support that will help drive value and deliver growth

      ·       Work closely with the deal teams to assist in the management of and development of portfolio companies

      ·       Assist with the review of new deal pre-completion documentation and the development of 100-day plans for new investments

      ·       Work with the portfolio management teams to prioritise portfolio growth projects and identify KPIs that will track progress

      ·       Assist with the initial analysis, scoping and resourcing for portfolio growth projects.

      ·       Ongoing oversight of project delivery for these projects


      The Requirements:

      ·       Previous private equity experience desired, either as a portfolio director in PE, or relevant advisory role focussed on transformation

      ·       Experience in TMT preferred


    • Interim CFO
      £700 - £1,100

      Interim CFO   
      Length of contract: 3-6 months 
      Location: Spain, Madrid and on-site 3 days per week  
      Pay rate: €700 - €1100 per day including expenses 
      Start Date: ASAP  

      Finatal is partnered exclusively with a leading Private Equity fund seeking an Interim CFO to support a fast-growing Healthcare business based in Madrid. Current Group revenues of €15m. The incoming Interim CFO will be tasked with partnering closely with the Group CEO and Private Equity investors to drive this ambitious growth plan in a highly dynamic sector. 

      Core Deliverables: 

      • Evaluate Group financials/reporting systems per IFRS standards. 
      • Improve finance IT systems and processes for efficiency, transparency, and KPI tracking. 
      • Enhance Group-level financial information to boost performance (margins, staff efficiency). 
      • Develop and oversee financial strategy and control. 
      • Coordinate monthly closings and report to private equity and debt providers. 
      • Manage Group-level financial activities, optimize cash flow, and oversee banking and FX relations. 
      • Lead financial aspects of M&A, including due diligence, deal structure, and integration planning.  
      • Understanding Cash (order to cash process), structuring cost/consumables O2P lean. 
      • Digitalization across the board of the business- mid-transformation. 
      • Support for sale- marketing and commercial. 

      Key Requirements: 

      • On-site presence in Madrid. 
      • Proficient in spoken and written Spanish.  
      • Nice-to-Haves: 
      • Previous experience as Group CFO. 
      • Exposure to Private Equity or leveraged environments. 
      • Understanding of the Healthcare sector. 
      • Spanish native 

      If you're interested, please get in touch with Christopher.rabis@finatal.com to find out more. 

    • Interim Finance Director
      £750 - £900

      Interim Finance Director – Technology

      Location: Cumbria

      Day rate: £750-£900


      Finatal are currently recruiting a hands on interim FD to support the CFO of a technology company over the next 6 months as the organization goes through a period of change. The role will include helping in the day to day finance function and to evaluate and bring in reporting controls and processes.

      Role responsibilities:

      • Running day to day finance function
      • Improve internal and external financial reporting
      • Ensuring accurate and timely monthly reports
      • Helping produce the budget and forecast for next year
      • Evaluating if any system changes are needed
      • Supporting C-Suite on any ad hoc projects