Deputy CFO

Job title : Deputy CFO
Location : London
Contact : Ben Smith
Call : Ben
Email : email Ben
Reference : 1800152


 Altus Partners are delighted to be partnered with a prominent large-cap private equity firm to appoint a Deputy CFO for a corporate business services and logistics (B2B) asset based in London. This position is a critical hire and will report directly into the Group CFO with full divisional leadership oversight. Aside from full operational and P&L ownership, this role will be a key driver of the broader value creation plan and will ensure best-in-class divisional processes and frameworks are in place. The successful applicant will have an extensive divisional FD or CFO track record within a B2B focused corporate of scale, and private equity exposure will be beneficial.



  • 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 growth 

  • 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 



  • P&L ownership experience at a large-cap/corporate asset

  • Prior logistics or business services experience is highly beneficial

  • Leadership of large teams and complex organisations

  • Private Equity experience is highly beneficial