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    Matthew Golby

    Associate

    Matthew joined Finatal in 2022 as an Associate in the Interim Management Practice. He places high profile finance professionals at pace across portfolio companies.

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    CFO - Professional Services Business

    £ 140,000 to £160,000 (+ Bonus + Equity)

    Finatal are searching for a commercial CFO to join an innovative technology backed professional services business involved in data collection and visualisation growing at 30% year on year.

    They will be joining a competent and experienced senior leadership team, working as an integral part in the business decision making and driving growth to maximise multiple on exit.

    The company has backing from a reputable private equity house who are looking to scale the business from £10m revenues and £1m EBITDA to £3.5m EBITDA before an exit in 2025.

    The role will be hands on requiring a CFO with an understanding of multiple revenue streams in the business and forecasting wider business plan initiatives. Experience with contractor utilisation and margins with public sector procurement procedures will be beneficial.

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    Ref: MG1012

    CFO | Food and Produce Supplier

    £ 130,000 - £ 160,000 per year

    Finatal are looking for a personable CFO to join a national produce supplier to leading supermarkets and food retailers. The multisite company currently has turnover £135m EBITDA £11.1m with plans to grow EBITDA to £18m before a potential exit in 2025-26.

    They want a CFO with experience in a perishable goods industry who has implemented ERP systems with the idea of moving away from SAP /SAP One. There will be a need for strong bank convenance relationships and some refinancing experience.

    This is an opportunity to professionalise the reporting function and introduce improved KPI’s to the business.

    The ideal candidate will be a team player who wants to help drive shareholder value and operate within an experienced management group. Currently there is a competent Financial Controller in place who is happy to work with a new CFO. This will mean much of the day-to-day tasks could be passed on to them and allow for a more commercial and strategic role.

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    Ref: MG1011

    CFO | Fast Moving Consumer Goods Business

    £120,000 to £150,000 (+ Bonus + Equity)

    Finatal are searching for a hands-on CFO to join a fast-growing FMCG business. The company is focused on business-to-business sales with high volume products.

    The company is backed by a credible Private Equity house who need a CFO to professionalise the finance reporting and systems in place. The growth model will be organically driven with some M&A and potential for internationalisation.

    Currently turnover £55m with EBITDA £6m, looking to scale this to EBITDA £15m before and exit in 2026-27.

    Reason for vacancy is the recent Private Equity investment. There is very little in terms of a finance team in place and the role would require building this up. Hybrid working with 3 days in the office required.

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    Ref: MG1010

    CFO - Fast Moving Consumer Goods Business

    £120 - £150k + bonus + bonus on exit

    Finatal are looking for a CFO to step into a fast-moving consumer goods business that is being carved out from a larger company. The business is focused on sales of consumer goods across the UK to both businesses and households.

    Backed by a reputable Private Equity house, looking for someone to professionalise the finance function both implementing new systems and building a finance team from scratch. The Private Equity house are looking to drive growth via improved efficiency gains of the company with an organic focused model. Growth forecasts are for revenue/EBITDA to go from £110m/£8m to £130m/£20m before targeted 2026/27 exit.

    Reason for job opening is the recent PE takeover. CFO must be able to commute to Birmingham 4 days a week and have experience demerging/divesting businesses.

    Base of £120-150k plus bonus and an additional bonus on exit.

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    Ref: MG1009

    CFO - Legal Services Business

    £ 180,000 - £ 200,000 per year

    Finatal are looking for a CFO to join a legal advice company with a global presence and clientele. Turnover of £120m and EBITDA £20m with a plan to grow the business to turnover £180m and EBITDA £40m via organic growth and efficiency gains.

    The business is backed by a reputable private equity house and is looking for a hands-on CFO who has experience in the professional services industry and has implemented cost cutting and efficiency focussed strategies. Exit experience would be beneficial.

    Currently there is a finance team in place that will allow for more strategic and commercial aspects once systems are implemented and improved.

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    Ref: MG1008

    CFO - Professional Services Business

    £ 120,000 - £ 150,000 per year

    Finatal are searching for a CFO to permanently join a professional services business offering accounting advice and filing to clients.

    Private Equity owned with turnover £50m and EBITDA £12m, looking to scale the business via acquisitions and organic growth to EBITDA £20m before an exit in 2026-27.

    CFO must have experience in private equity backed businesses and Exit experience. M&A experience in international markets is a bonus. It will be a hands-on role professionalising the finance function with new systems and reporting to the investors.

    Current CEO has vast experience in the industry and is looking to continue the growth journey to exit. It would require building the finance team up with a small team in place currently.

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    Ref: MG1007

    CFO - Brokerage/Platform Business

    £ 150,000 - £ 180,000 per year

     

    Finatal are looking for a CFO with strong commercial experience to permanently join a high growth, highly profitable brokerage / platform business based in Bristol.

    A mid-market Private Equity house invested 12 months ago to aggressively grow the business organically and via M&A. The acquisitions will allow for the business to differentiate its current services, enabling them to enter new markets and access greater revenue streams.

    The business has revenues of £10m and EBITDA £6.3m, looking to scale this to EBITDA £15m with an exit forecasted for 2025-26.

    There is an immediate requirement for the CFO to professionalise the finance function. Improve the level of reporting, controllership and data to deliver robust MI for the senior leadership team and Investors to inform & enable strategic decision making.

    The business has elements of recurring revenue that they are looking to grow and maximise under the current ownership prior to exit/sale.

    This role would suit a CFO who is currently, or has operated, in private equity backed business ideally having led on an exit to either secondary exit or trade.

    The business has a strong Finance Director who can manage the day-to-day, enabling the CFO to be a key driver when creating shareholder value. The CEO currently in place is dynamic and vastly experienced in the industry.

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    Ref: MG1003

    CFO - FMCG business

    £ 120,000 - £ 150,000 per year

    Finatal are searching for a CFO to step into a fast-moving consumer goods business that is being carved out from a larger company. The business is focused on sales of consumer goods across the UK to both businesses and households.

    Backed by a credible PE house, looking for someone to build a finance team from scratch, implement new systems and drive improved efficiency gains of the company with an organic focused growth model. Growth forecasts are for revenue/EBITDA to go from £110m/£8m to £130m/£20m before targeted 2026/27 exit.

    Reason for vacancy is the recent PE takeover and need for a new finance operation. CFO must be able to commute to Birmingham 4 days a week and have experience demerging/divesting businesses.

    Base of £120-150k plus bonus and an additional bonus on exit.

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