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    Job Description

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    This is a great opportunity to develop a finance function capable of supporting an ambitious growth agenda which involves further international expansion.

    The role is best suited to a young and ambitious candidate with excellent credentials and ideally experience of working at Finance Director level. The successful hire will have the humility to be hands on and involved in implementing new processes, controls, and systems, but also the commercial acumen and gravitas to business partner and operate with the business’ CEO.

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      London, plus European travel

      £150,000 + Benefits


      A PE backed software business on a significant buy and build programme requires their first integration lead. 

      The successful candidate will be responsible for developing the integration playbook, acting in a hands-on capacity to drive activity across all workstreams, and will play a vital role in realising synergies and value, post-acquisition.

      To apply for this position you must speak English, plus an additional European language, ideally French or German.

      Duties to include:

      • Responsible for creating and developing a best-in-class integration team and capability.
      • Development of a group wide integration playbook / framework capable of seamlessly integrating 1 acquisition per month.
      • Work collaboratively with the M&A team to support on executing due diligence and to ensure integrations are front of mind at all stages of the M&A cycle.
      • Act as lead and drive all integration workstreams across the business – Finance, HR/People, I.T, Sales, etc.
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      • Keep the Board (including the PE sponsor) up to date with all key integration activity.
      • Drive continual improvements to integration processes and systems to ensure they are fit for purpose for the expanding group.
      • Drive continual post-integration activities to ensure ongoing realisation of synergies and value creation.
      • Act as point of contact for any integration queries / escalations.
      • Working with the COO, CFO, and CEO on a range of key projects and initiatives.

      Candidate Requirements:

      • Fluent English + additional fluent European language – Essential.
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      • Hugely positive, personable, and engaging individual.
      • Proven ability to engage with a range of stakeholders (internal & external) and to quickly gain buy in / build rapport.
      • Prior experience of driving integration activities across all workstreams.
      • Proven problem solver.
      • The experience to pre-empt potential obstacles and avert them before they arise.
      • Prior experience integrating businesses in the lower mid to mid markets (Enterprise value of circa. £20m to £100m) - Highly desirable.
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      There is a significant opportunity for the business to scale internationally, most probably continental Europe, the CFO will lead alongside the CEO on this.

      This is a broad CFO opportunity. There is an initial remit to professionalise the level of reporting, controllership, data, systems & MI before pivoting to more of a commercial / strategic business partner to the PE & SLT.

      The successful candidate will have worked in a private equity backed business beforehand ideally achieving a successful exit. Experience in manufacturing / medical devices / FMCG will be looked upon favourably.

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      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.
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      • 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)
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