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    Chief Financial Officer - Buy and Build Professional Services Firm

    £ 180,000 - £ 180,000 per year

    Job Description

    Chief Financial Officer - Buy and Build Professional Services Firm

    Location: Remote (with bi-monthly travel to Ireland)


    Finatal is currently working with a rapidly expanding Private Equity backed professional services business operating in the data solutions space. With an impressive annual revenue of £25 million and consistent year-on-year growth at 40%, they are at the forefront of their industry. As part of their growth strategy, they are seeking a highly experienced and dynamic CFO to join their team and help drive their ambitious acquisition plans.

    As the CFO, you will play a crucial role in the strategic financial management of the company. You will collaborate closely with the executive team, providing valuable insights and financial expertise to support decision-making and drive growth. This is an exciting opportunity for a talented finance professional who thrives in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment and has a proven track record in scaling businesses through acquisitions.


    • Lead and manage all financial operations, including financial planning and analysis, budgeting, forecasting, and reporting.
    • Develop and implement financial strategies that align with the company's growth objectives, ensuring optimal financial performance and sustainable profitability.
    • Oversee the due diligence process for potential acquisitions, including financial analysis, valuation, and risk assessment.
    • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to evaluate investment opportunities, negotiate deal structures, and execute successful acquisitions.
    • Drive operational efficiencies, cost control, and cash flow optimization across the organization.
    • Provide insightful financial analysis and reports to support decision-making and drive performance improvements.
    • Ensure compliance with financial regulations and reporting standards.
    • Manage relationships with external stakeholders, including banks, auditors, and legal advisors.


    • Chartered Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or Equivalent)
    • Proven experience as a CFO or senior finance executive in a rapidly growing organization, preferably in a professional services or technology-driven industry.
    • Strong knowledge of financial planning, budgeting, forecasting, and analysis.
    • Demonstrated expertise in leading and executing successful acquisitions, including due diligence and post-merger integration.
    • Excellent leadership and people management skills, with the ability to foster a high-performance culture.
    • Outstanding communication and presentation skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate with cross-functional teams and external stakeholders.
    • Strategic mindset with a keen eye for identifying growth opportunities and mitigating risks.
    • Knowledge of the data solutions space and understanding of industry trends is highly desirable.
    • 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
    • Financial Controller

      Financial Controller | Telecoms/Software 

      Renumeration | £75k + 10% bonus  

      Location | Central London 3 days office per week 


      The Opportunity:  

      Finatal are partnering with a dynamic Private Equity-backed Telecoms Business in London. With the guidance of an experienced CFO and visionary CEO, you'll have the opportunity to work in a stimulating environment that is on the cusp of a major breakthrough. If you're looking for a remarkable step-up role, this is your chance to shine. 

      As the Financial Controller, you will play a pivotal role in the finance team, reporting directly to a PE-experienced CFO and collaborating closely with the CEO. This is a unique opportunity to contribute to a business that's heavily focused on acquisitions, with an exit strategy just two years away. Your responsibilities will include managing a small finance team of 3, taking a leading role in post-deal integration, and working collaboratively with cross-functional teams to drive key commercial decisions. This role will fast-track your career by providing invaluable experience in a short period. 

      The Role: 

      • Lead and mentor a small finance team of 3 professionals. 

      • Drive post-deal integration efforts in our acquisitive environment. 

      • Collaborate with various departments to support and empower critical commercial decisions. 

      • Ensure financial compliance and reporting accuracy. 

      • Develop and implement financial strategies to support our growth and exit plans. 

      The Requirements: 

      • Professional finance qualification (e.g., ACCA, CIMA, ACA). 

      • 1-3 years of post-qualification finance experience. 

      • Strong technical finance skills with a commercial mindset. 

      • Desire for exposure to commercial finance activities. 

      • Ability to work in our Central London office at least 3 days a week. 


      • A dynamic and supportive work environment. 

      • The chance to learn from experienced finance and business leaders. 

      • Opportunities for professional growth and advancement. 

      • Competitive compensation and benefits package. 

      • A unique chance to be part of a business on the brink of success. 



    • Finance Manager

      Finance Manager | B2B/Business Services 

      Renumeration | £75k + 20% Bonus 

      Location | Hillingdon, London – 2 days office per week 


      The Opportunity:  

      Finatal are on a search for a dynamic B2B business that has undergone significant growth and expansion, driven by a series of successful acquisitions and strategic initiatives. Backed by a prominent Private Equity firm, it is on an exciting scale-up journey with the goal of a successful exit. To support their ambitious growth plans, we are seeking a talented and technically astute Finance Manager to join our finance team. 

      As a Finance Manager, you will play a crucial role in managing various aspects of our finance operations, including systems optimization, month-end processes, reporting, and daily reconciliations and consolidations. This is a multifaceted role that offers the opportunity to work closely with experienced finance leaders, including our Finance Director and CFO, in a dynamic and fast-paced environment. 

      The Role: 

      • Systems Optimization: Take the lead in optimizing our ERP system, leveraging your technical expertise to streamline processes and enhance efficiency. 

      • Month-End Close: Oversee the month-end close process, ensuring accuracy and timeliness in financial reporting. 

      • Reporting: Generate and present financial reports to senior management, providing insights to support strategic decision-making. 

      • Reconciliations and Consolidations: Manage day-to-day reconciliations and consolidations, ensuring financial data integrity. 

      • Stakeholder Partnership: Collaborate with finance and non-financial stakeholders, building strong relationships and providing financial guidance. 

      • Training and Empowerment: Train and empower team members to enhance their financial understanding and capabilities. 

      The Requirements:  

      • Professional accounting qualification (e.g., ACCA, CIMA, CPA). 

      • Proven experience in a similar finance role, preferably within a Private Equity-backed or highly acquisitive environment. 

      • Strong technical skills with the ability to optimize ERP systems. 

      • Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities. 

      • Effective communication skills to partner with and empower stakeholders. 

      • Flexibility to work 2 days per week in their Hillingdon office. 


      • The opportunity to work closely with experienced finance leaders. 

      • A chance to make a significant impact on our financial operations and growth trajectory. 

      • Flexible working arrangements, including 2 days in our Hillingdon office. 

      • A supportive and collaborative work environment.