CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

Job title : CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
Location : London
Contact : Ben Smith
Call : Ben
Email : email Ben
Reference : 1044735

​THE SEARCH:

Altus Partners are delighted to be partnered with a Private Equity backed B2B Services organisation based in London. The company has experienced consistent organic growth and is now looking to make a series of strategic acquisitions, in line with their recent and substantial development capital raise. The company is now seeking a CFO to partner the CEO and lead the buy & build strategy, along with implementing robust financial processes and frameworks that are suitable for a group environment. This is an outstanding opportunity to play an integral part in the new strategy and lead a high percentile exit.

 

THE ROLE:

  • Contribute to developing the strategic agenda and financial planning of the business and its execution

  • Identification, planning and execution of acquisition targets including the integration process

  • Leading the finance function and oversight of all operational finance activity, including month end and board reporting, audit, and all year end activity

  • Prepare and present the board pack materials to internal and external stakeholders including investors

  • Managing and developing a finance team, acting as a visible face of the business both internally and to external parties

  • Ensuring that robust frameworks and systems are in place to accommodate continued rapid growth 

  • Develop the investor narrative and brand image 

  • Present regular insightful management information, including market analysis, budgets, forecasting and necessary commentary 

  • Establish and ensure the adherence to financial processes that meet the statutory requirements of the organisation 

  • Managing and developing relationships with investors and key stakeholders across the business 

  • Model financial climate scenarios and market trends to assist senior executives in creating strategic plans 

 THE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Fully Qualified Chartered Accountant

  • Prior Professional Services/Consulting industry exposure

  • Strong M&A/buy & build track record

  • International experience is a benefit

  • Experience working in a private equity setting