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    Ref: SL1051

    Interim Head of FP&A

    £ 1,000 - £ 1,000 per day

    Interim Head of FP&A

    4-6 months.

    £1000pd Outside of IR35.

    Hybrid model – European travel.

    Finatal is currently partnered with a Private Equity backed pharmaceuticals business who are looking for a highly motivated and experienced Head of FP&A. Our client is committed to provide high-quality and affordable healthcare solutions around the World. You will play a critical role in driving the financial strategy and performance through thorough and insightful analysis, forecasting and budgeting. You will be working directly with Group Head of FP&A and other members of the senior leadership team.


    • Develop, implement, and maintain FP&A processes and reporting to suit the need of the business.
    • Develop both qualitative and quantitative dashboards to support reporting into senior leadership team.
    • Analyse financial and operational results to provide insight for the business performance, advise improvements where needed.
    • Business Partner with relevant functions/countries to ensure consistent and robust data sets and reports.
    • Any ad hoc projects.


    • Accounting qualified (ACA/ACCA/CIMA or Equivalent).
    • Experience in Pharma is strongly desired.
    • Experience working in PE environment is necessary.
    • Ability to travel around Europe is necessary.
    Ref: SL48772

    Interim FP&A Consultant (3-6 months) – French Speaking

    € 800 - € 800 per day

    Interim FP&A Consultant (3-6 months) – French Speaking

    Hybrid model, 2 days a week in Paris

    €800 per day


    Finatal is currently partnered with a Private Equity backed SaaS business who are looking for a highly motivated and experienced FP&A Consultant to join their team. The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of financial planning and analysis, as well as experience working in a SaaS environment. The role will involve developing and maintaining financial models, forecasting revenue and expenses, and providing analysis to support strategic decision-making. As you will be travelling to Paris 2 days a week, you will need to have at least working proficiency in French.


    • Develop, implement and maintain budgeting and forecasting processes, ensuring they are suitable for purpose and development of the business.
    • Preparation of monthly board packs, develop custom KPIs to track performance both financially and non-financially and present to senior leadership team.
    • Annual budget and quarterly forecast with variance analysis.
    • Develop the existing revenue recognition model and build the operation model.
    • Any ad hoc projects.


    • Accounting qualified (ACA/ACCA/CIMA or equivalent).
    • Fluency in French is needed.
    • Experience in PE environment necessary.
    • Experience with SaaS business model is necessary.
    Ref: NH47738

    VP, Integration (German or French Speaker)

    £ 150,000 - £ 150,000 per year
    M&A and Corporate Development

    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:

    • 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.
    • Chair the integration SteerCo and all integration meetings.
    • 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.
    • Highly experienced integration professional with in-house integrations experience preferred.
    • 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.
    • Prior experience integrating software or technology businesses a bonus (not essential).
    Ref: JST48652

    Interim Exit Support M&A consultant

    £ 1,000 - £ 1,000 per day

    Interim Exit Support M&A Consultant



    6 Months


    Finatal is working with an operating partner of a US-based large-cap private equity fund that needs M&A support based in London/ Europe. We are looking for a hands-on M&A consultant to support a portfolio CFO within an international services business looking to exit in the next 6 months. The focus will be on supporting FDD, managing the data room, liaising with advisors and running several further projects for the CFO around the exit. You’ll work closely with the operating partner and CFO, extracting data from systems in order to produce financial models and aid the advisors on all financial questions and scenario planning. The role will require a small amount of travel, with a mixture of office work in Europe and remote working also.

    Ideally, you’ll have a track record in:

    • Big 4 transaction services
    • FDD transactions
    • International services businesses
    • Financial modelling
    • ACA
    Ref: HL48302

    Head of IT Service management

    £ 140,000 - £ 140,000 per year
    Data & Analytics

    Role: Head of IT Service management

    Salary: Up to £140k

    Location: Netherlands (Hybrid 3 days a week in office)




    Finatal is currently working with a leading provider of Service Improvement company that have had a recent Private Equity investment from a top mid-market fund. They are now going through fast growth due to its rapid acquisition strategy with a keen focus on ESG. They are looking for an entrepreneurial Head of IT Service Management to join them to build out this service management desk from scratch across 50+ entities. You will be responsible for the management of the operational services to meet business needs focusing on end-user support within the Microsoft 365 environment.


    • You will have the responsibility of building the IT service desk from scratch across the whole business, for over 50 entities establishing a scalable platform.
    • Development of the IT roadmap and strategy interlinking with business strategy as well as ownership of the Group Budget.
    • You will build and lead a team of central service professionals centralising them to assist in the scalability of this new practice.
    • Managing the processes, infrastructure, and operational projects, defining standards and principles


    • Strong experience in IT service management especially within a leadership role.
    • Track record of building and running an established IT service desk and processes for multiple entities
    • Experience in managing IT service management tools, such as incident management, problem management, change management, and service request management tools.
    • Strong skills in vendor relations and management.
    • Bachelor’s degree in IT, computer science or related field.

    If this opportunity is of interest, or you know anyone who would be interested in this role, please send your CV and contact details to harriet.lander@finatal.com

    Ref: DW1021

    Group Financial Controller

    € 160,000 - € 200,000 per year

    The Role: Group Financial Controller

    Location: Paris

    Salary: €160,000 - €200,000

    The Reference: DW1021

    Finatal are currently retained on a search for a Group Financial Controller to support the SaaS portfolio of a leading, tech-oriented Private Equity house. The c. €200m turnover company employs over 600 people across Europe, the Americas and Asia. 

    It is highly profitable, cash generative, and strategically well placed, with topline growth rates of over 50%, high barriers to entry, and strong product innovation.

    Core Mandate

    Reporting to the CFO, this position is responsible for developing the finance organisation to support the growth of the company into a €500m revenue business by 2027. This will include developing the finance team, the systems environment, and processes.  

    • Develop and enhance the skills of the finance team, to be an effective international finance team capable of operating a €500m turnover business. 
    • Develop and enhance the Group’s finance systems (including automation and connectivity with non-finance systems). The systems should be capable of supporting a €500m turnover business. 
    • Maintain high standards of Accounting (French GAAP, but with a possible move to IFRS), ensure compliance with on time and accurate filings in an international environment. Be proactive to understand the benefits of IFRS over French GAAP and support a change if required. 
    • Maintain a high-quality taxation service, using external professionals in an efficient and effective way to ensure we achieve an optimal mix of low taxation cost and low risk. 
    • Maintain an effective control environment that balances the need for rapid growth with safeguarding the company’s assets and efficient use of funds. 
    • Lead on all aspects of financial integration of acquisitions. 
    • Maintain the Group structure closing down and opening new entities in an efficient way as required by the business. 
    • Review current outsourcing arrangements and bring in-house any activity that can be done more effectively or cost efficiently. 
    • Transactions processing, focus on process and automation, setting up processes and tools as needed (for example the expense process and invoicing process can be standardized and enhance. 

    Key requirements

    • 5+ years of experience of working in a fast-moving international finance environment 
    • Experiences to include developing finance systems, setting up and improving finance processes / controls and team building in an international environment 
    • Need to be able to communicate in English and French (verbal and written) 
    • Self-driven and resourceful with a roll-up-your sleeves attitude towards getting things done in an SME company environment, but with the vision to think big 
    • Robust and business focused 
    • High ethical standards 
    • Bachelor's degree and a suitable accounting qualification 
    • The successful candidate will have a blend of people, technical and commercial skills 
    • Prior Private Equity experience not mandatory, but must evidence willingness for the journey 

    If you or anyone in your network could be a good fit, please contact darius.wyett@finatal.com

    Ref: MEG1016

    Head of Finance

    €100,000 - €110,000 + bonus
    Permanent Finance

    Finatal are partnering exclusively with a leading mid-market Private Equity fund seeking a Head of Finance for their rapidly growing eCommerce portfolio. 

    They are seeking a hands-on and strategic individual to support on the growth strategy, as they continue to grow globally. Business partnering with Group CEO's and wider C-Suite, you will be tasked with the below.

    Ref: JS1016

    Group CFO - Healthcare



    I am working with Healthcare Provider, who is looking for an Experienced  Group CFO  

    Essential Functions or Tasks: 

    • Partnering with the CEO and the PE investors on the creation of the future strategy of the business. 
    • Partnering with the rest on the exec team to identify any underlying weaknesses in existing systems and processes. 
    • Managing covenants and the bank relationship. 
    • Leading on the audit. 
    • Day to day management of the finance team, including future hires as the business expands. 
    • Ad hoc projects by the Investors. 

    Soft skills 

    • Team player – you only succeed when the entire team succeeds 
    • Strong English, German is nice to have 



    Ref: JS1015

    M&A Consultant

    North Rhine-Westphalia
    M&A and Corporate Development
    • As M&A Consultant your are Repsonible for the full Deal Circle within the German Market 
    • You will work very independently and have an important advisory function for the Board of Directors, Managing Directors / CEO / CFO 
    • Together with cross-divisional executives, you will ensure our strategy is reflected in daily activities. 
    • Identification of New Target Companies 
    • Key Negotiations on M&A Transactions 
    • Advisory and Management of Post Merge Integration/ DD etc. 


    Ref: MEG1013

    Head of M&A

    €100,000 - €150,000 + bonus
    M&A and Corporate Development

    Finatal are partnering exclusively with a leading mid-market private equity fund that have recently acquired a stake in a booming and scalable ecommerce platform.


    They are seeking a hands-on and strategic Head of M&A to support with their value creation and growth strategy, as their presence expands across Europe.