• Ref: JI49647

    Finance Director

    £ 120,000 - £ 120,000 per year United Kingdom
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    The opportunity

    Finance Director

    £120,000 per annum

    Based in Surrey

    JI49647

    A leading private equity investor has recently partnered with a multi-site business to execute a buy and build strategy. They are looking to take the business from 5 sites and £1 million EBIDTA to 40 + sites and £10 million EBITDA.

    They are seeking an experienced Finance Director to spearhead financial operations and drive strategic growth initiatives. As the Finance Director, you will play a pivotal role in executing their expansion plans, managing financial resources effectively, and ensuring sound financial governance across multiple sites.

     

    The role

    Key responsibilities

    • Develop and implement financial strategies aligned with the company's growth objectives.
    • Lead financial planning, forecasting, and budgeting processes to support the buy and build strategy.
    • Oversee financial reporting, ensuring accuracy, transparency, and compliance with regulatory standards.
    • Assess and mitigate financial risks, identifying opportunities for operational efficiencies.
    • Collaborate closely with executive leadership and private equity stakeholders to drive informed decision-making.
    • Manage cash flow, capital allocation, and investment strategies to optimize returns.
    • Provide strategic financial guidance for acquisitions, integrations, and divestitures.
    • Lead M&A activities, including target identification, due diligence, valuation, and negotiation.
    • Conduct thorough due diligence assessments to evaluate potential acquisitions and strategic partnerships.
    • Drive post-acquisition integration efforts to maximize synergies and streamline operations.
    • Build and mentor a high-performing finance team, fostering a culture of accountability and continuous improvement,

     

    The requirements

    Key requirements

    • Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent)
    • Proven track record as a Finance Director or similar leadership role in a multi-site environment.
    • Experience in private equity-backed businesses, executing buy and build strategies preferred.
    • Strong financial acumen with the ability to interpret complex financial data and formulate actionable insights.
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to influence stakeholders at all levels.
    • Strategic thinker with a results-oriented mindset and a proactive approach to problem-solving.
    • Proficiency in financial modelling, analysis, and ERP systems.

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