• About Isabella Harris

    Isabella Harris

    Senior Associate

    Isabella joined Finatal in 2021 after graduating from Oxford Brookes University with a degree in Business. Isabella assists with CFO and senior finance searches at Finatal across private equity and venture capital. She supports and strengthens our Permanent CFO Practice as a Senior Associate.

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    Ref: IH48672

    Chief Financial Officer - Buy and Build Professional Services Firm

    £ 180,000 - £ 180,000 per year

    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.


    • 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.
    • Oversee the due diligence process for potential acquisitions, including financial analysis, valuation, and risk assessment.
    • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to evaluate investment opportunities, negotiate deal structures, and execute successful acquisitions.
    • 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)
    • Proven experience as a CFO or senior finance executive in a rapidly growing organization, preferably in a professional services or technology-driven industry.
    • Strong knowledge of financial planning, budgeting, forecasting, and analysis.
    • Demonstrated expertise in leading and executing successful acquisitions, including due diligence and post-merger integration.
    • Excellent leadership and people management skills, with the ability to foster a high-performance culture.
    • Outstanding communication and presentation skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate with cross-functional teams and external stakeholders.
    • Strategic mindset with a keen eye for identifying growth opportunities and mitigating risks.
    • Knowledge of the data solutions space and understanding of industry trends is highly desirable.
    Ref: IH27396

    Interim CFO - Healthcare Professional Services

    £120k + Exit Bonus

    A Private Equity firm have retained Finatal on their CFO search for a portfolio company that operates in the retail space. With £40m t/o and £5m EBITDA, the firm are seeking a dynamic and experienced CFO to join their team. Further, looking to exit next year, the firm are looking for a candidate with a strong background in finance and a proven track record in managing financial operations for a fast-paced environment.