PE Backed CFO For Professional Services Business Carve-Out
Immediate start, £1500 per day, UK based with international travel
Finatal is working with a mid-market PE fund to immediately recruit a CFO to join a professional services business post carve-out. You will partner with the new CEO, who is an industry veteran, to set up the business as a stand-alone entity post carve-out. You will implement new systems, processes, and controls to professionalise the finance function for future growth. The business has multiple international subsidiaries, so travel will be required to set up new subsidiaries.
VP, Integration (German or French Speaker)
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:
CFO – Medical Devices
£110,000 - £130,000 Plus Bonus & Equity
Finatal is currently partnered with a highly profitable and rapidly scaling medical devices business based in Nottingham who are looking for a CFO.
The business has recently taken on private equity investment from a leading mid-market PE house who are looking to continue the strong organic growth of the business and supplement with domestic acquisitions.
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.
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.
£120,000 - £150,000 + bonus
Want a role that offers the steppingstone to be a CFO in <2 years?
Are you ready to shape and carve out the mould for the role of Finance Director (FD)? We are seeking a dynamic and visionary individual for our client who will lead finance operations, ensuring accurate and timely end-to-end financial processes. Your expertise will drive both statutory and management reporting, maximising the company's resources and providing a clear understanding of underlying performance.
The organisation has gone through an exciting buy and build story with the support of their PE firm and have more M&A activity on the horizon for the right Finance Director to get involved in.
In this role, you will have the opportunity to be hands-on initially, diving into the foundations of the existing finance function. Your goal will be to transform it into a world-leading, high-performing function by revamping systems, processes, and cultivating a talented team. You will need to be process-driven, logical, and possess exceptional leadership skills, with the ability to engage effectively with a diverse range of personalities and stakeholders across this business.
As the Finance Director, you will be the natural successor to the CFO within a time horizon of 2 years, highlighting the tremendous growth potential of this position.
To excel in this role, you should possess the following qualities:
To be considered for this position, you should meet the following criteria:
The Role: Financial Controller
The Salary: 100,000 + Bonus & Benefits
The Location: Mayfair
Finatal is partnering exclusively with a leading mid-market Private Equity-backed SaaS business headquartered in Mayfair. This is a high-growth business with a very strong client base. They are currently turning over £30 million and with their recent PE investment, they are looking to grow rapidly and will be turning over £50 million within the next 2-3 years. This growth with be organic and more significantly, through acquisitions.
Heading up the finance function is an excellent Private Equity CFO who is looking for a FC to join the businesses’ journey and ultimately contribute to an exit in 2-3 years’ time. This a new role that will play a key role in the success of the group and is a great opportunity to gain experience in a fast-paced, growing PE-backed business. This role is a successor role suited to an individual looking to step into an FD/CFO role in 5 years.
This is an intellectually stimulating, friendly, and collaborative culture. You will be working with other ambitious and driven individuals within the context of a forward-thinking and tech-driven business.
This will suit an individual either based in London or someone who is based elsewhere and is open to going into the offices 2 days a week.
If of interest, please reach out to Bertha Gaadza (email@example.com) to discuss in more detail.
UK Mid-Market Private Equity Fund,London
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