Executive Search Consultant
Salary: Up to £30k + 50% commission
Start Date: Asap
Finatal is a leading Executive Search Firm operating across Private Equity and Venture Capital markets.
We have earned an unrivalled reputation over the last 13 years, for delivering at the highest standard, directly supporting funds such as, Apax, Bain Capital, and Carlyle Group just to name a few, as well as their portfolio companies. As the Search Firm of choice across the Private Capital industry, we consistently provide exceptional talent to our clients and achieve sensational results.
Over the last 5 years we have grown by 52 % YoY, and over the past 12 months, our headcount has increased by 102%, which we are eager to mirror this growth internationally. Our HQ is in central London, and we have recently opened an office in Frankfurt and soon to be New York, but we are not stopping there. In the next 5 years, we will be in eight different cities globally, and we are looking for future leaders, who want to be a part of our journey.
We are looking to hire an associate for our Executive Search practice in London. This is an excellent opportunity to learn from experts both internally and externally within the Private Capital space. This is a very hands on, proactive, client facing role.
You will be a very integral part of the team and will be involved in all aspects of the process, working with a remarkable variety of both candidates and clients, from investors, c-suite, and board members just to name a few. Our objective is to ensure every associate becomes a market leader by prioritising their growth and development through transparent progression pathways.
Something we pride ourselves on, is our progression pathway, which we keep it very clear and simple. We ensure you are on track, by giving you support in your personalised 121 meetings to make sure you are achieving excellent results. When you come to meet us, you will see there are a number or partners/directors/managers who progressed within 5 - 6 years after joining us straight from university. One of our youngest directors is 27, and now managers 3 different teams. The opportunity is there for everyone.
What you will be doing:
Develop full market maps of candidates for exclusive roles.
Advise the Senior Leadership Team on the current candidate market.
Attend client pitches, advising and managing expectations on candidates.
Building strong relationships with candidates, providing excellent service from the start to the end of the recruitment process.
Become highly skilled using a LinkedIn recruiter to source the best candidates for jobs.
Schedule interviews, and arrange meetings between the Senior Leadership Team, clients, and candidates.
Screen potential candidates both virtually and in person, representing the brand and building meaningful relationships.
High standards, never-ending enthusiasm, and immaculate attention to detail
Impeccable communication skills with a telephone manner to match
An organised and methodical approach
A commitment to building genuine and lasting relationships
The drive, personal discipline and confidence
Fluent in written and spoken English and if you have a second European language that would be a plus.
The desire to be a future leader
Commission scheme up to 60%
Company trips & sponsored event
Work and meet some of the most successful clients within Private Equity
A message from us:
We will not hold any exceptional candidate back from applying. We want to hire the right attitude, commitment and drive to help us continue to support our Private Equity clients.
Interim Finance Director – Technology
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.
Financial Controller | Telecoms/Software
Renumeration | £75k + 10% bonus
Location | Central London 3 days office per week
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.
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.
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 | B2B/Business Services
Renumeration | £75k + 20% Bonus
Location | Hillingdon, London – 2 days office per week
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.
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.
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.
Interim FP&A Lead
£650-£750 Per Day
Finatal are currently working with a PE backed FMCG business, circa £75 million turnover. They require a driven, proactive and commercially minded FP&A Lead to join the business during a period of high growth. You will be responsible for business partnering with functions throughout the business. You must have a strategic approach to analysis and forecasting. You will also be hands-on with the financial due diligence for future acquisitions. This is an excellent opportunity to work with a high-level PE CFO, helping to further develop and professionalise the finance function.
Senior Group Financial Accountant
The Salary: £80,000
I am currently working with a world-leading multi-site entertainment business going through a massive global growth phase. Currently, Private Equity backed, they are gearing up for an exit within 18 months.
Heading up the finance function is an excellent CFO who is looking for a Senior Group Financial Accountant to join the team and produce clear-cut consolidations of financial information, in support of a global M&A growth strategy. The right candidate will be an effective business partner throughout the organisation. This is a great opportunity to gain experience in a fast-paced, growing PE-backed business who are seriously committed to social responsibility and the entertainment arts.
This is a creative, passionate and collaborative culture, working to bring the best entertainment to the greatest number of people, with a commitment to sustainability, inclusion and inspiring the next generation. You will be working with other ambitious and smart individuals within the context of a forward-thinking high-growth business.
This will suit an individual either based in Surrey or London who is able to travel to Woking.
CFO - Care
£175k + equity
Finatal are currently partnered with a high-growth social care firm who have been newly acquired by an international mid-market private equity investor. The firm are seeking an FD on a permanent basis as they look to go on a fast-paced buy-&-build to further achieve their growth strategy. Furthermore, with revenues of £60m and EBITDA of £10m, the business are looking to triple their profits by the time of their exit in 3 years. This is a brilliant opportunity to work alongside the highly skilled CEO, Chairman and PE house to both identify and lead acquisitions whilst having full autonomy over the finance function. In addition, as the firm provides the opportunity to shape a young child’s life through the provision of the best possible care, the role will prove to be immensely rewarding and fulfilling.
The successful candidate will play in integral role in professionalising the back-office functions whilst further preparing the firm for a period of rapid growth. It is therefore essential that the incoming FD has had prior experience in providing stakeholders with accurate financial results and period reporting within a PE leveraged business.
Must be a qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent)
Worked alongside PE/VC in a growth setting
Strong leadership skills
Led a successful secondary buyout or exit to trade