Assignments

Chief Financial Officer

This private equity-backed software business requires a Chief Financial Officer to assist in expanding the business organically and acquisitively in the UK and internationally. 

Role Description

Reporting into the CEO, this position will be responsible for:

  • Managing and upgrading the finance function into a centre of business intelligence which provides data, insight and strategic direction allowing the business to make more informed decisions
  • Lead the evaluation of potential acquisition targets to accelerate capability in chosen sectors and geographical areas
  • Managing relationships with Investors and Banks

Requirements

Skills and experiences:

  • Experience of operating in Private Equity-backed businesses or in a business that has a leveraged financial structure as top finance person essential
  • Experience and knowledge of the technology services sector is essential
  • Demonstrable experience of M&A
  • Acquisition integration experience, including but not limited to on-boarding of new finance teams and capabilities
  • Excellent leadership and people development/mentoring experience
  • Used to and confident in making business critical decisions
  • Sound knowledge of business systems and process improvement
  • Comfortable in fast moving entrepreneurial environment

Personal qualities:

  • Entrepreneurial and commercially savvy
  • Practically minded, not afraid of getting stuck in to fine detail
  • Presence and gravitas, but someone who is personable and out-going
  • Motivated and enthused by difficulty and challenges
  • Confident decision maker with the ability to quickly implement and execute chosen strategies
  • Good problem solver. Capable of overcoming blocks and barriers
  • Equally passionate about the company as the rest of the team and empathetic to the sector
Sector
Business Services, Technology
Location
Thames Valley
Salary
Competitive
Reference
724
Application
Drop files here browse files ...
Are you sure you want to delete this file?
/