Interim Chief Transformation Officer / Head of Transformation
PE backed Infrastructure business
The Chief Transformation Officer / Head of Transformation is responsible for leading the programme of change, working closely with the Executive team, to successfully deliver the strategic benefits, across a complex business landscape. He/she will be responsible for day-to-day leadership of the transformation programme, involving multiple business functions and areas (Divisions, HR, Finance, Technology, etc.) and impacting multiple locations (Europe). The ideal candidate will have long term experience engaging executive leadership, negotiating change and influencing shared outcomes. He/she will have demonstrated experience in working in a matrix organisation with awareness of intercultural issues – ability to leverage a globally diverse workforce is essential. This individual should have the ability to align the functional organisation to the company’s Global strategy.
The successful incumbent will support the ongoing refinement of the business strategy, challenge existing business assumptions and provide advice and or options on transformation delivery.
The Chief Transformation Officer / Head of Transformation will be an active member of the senior management team, reporting to the CEO and also PE operating team.
Knowledge, skills and experience
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