CFO

Recruiter
Finatal
Location
West London
Salary
£140,000 to £160,000 plus bonus and equity
Posted
07 Jun 2018
Closes
21 Jun 2018
Ref
KK0607
Position/Level
CFO
Responsibilities
Accounting, Analyst, Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Language
English

A high growth private equity-backed logistics business is searching for a CFO to work closely with the CEO, PE investors and other key stakeholders to help drive the business forward. This is a great opportunity to join an innovative, high-growth business and help deliver a successful exit. They are only considering individuals who have worked for similar businesses in the past or have worked for a business that has a majority of blue collar workforce - previous PE exposure is essential.

The Role

As the CFO, you will provide great quality commercial and strategic analysis to provide the business and board with the information to help them make key decisions about:

  • Pricing and commercial agreements
  • Return on investment across the business with recommendations to the board including marketing spend
  • Growing the reoccurring revenue platform and maintaining effective working relationships with existing franchises
  • Professionalising the overseas offices and the UK headquarters
  • Managing Bank covenants
  • Cash flow management

As the CFO of a newly acquired Private Equity-backed business you will be looking to bring in best practice in terms of processes, controls and systems. You will be working closely with the business as a whole making sure finance is seen as a truly commercial function and bring proper analysis to the business. The business will look to grow organically as well as making a number of acquisitions through its Private Equity life cycle UK and internationally.

To apply for this role you will need:

  • Logistics industry experience or working with a blue collar workforce this essential 
  • You will have previously gone through a sale/exit process
  • You will have experience of integrating an acquired business
  • You will have developed processes and procedures to improve efficiency
  • You will be either ACA, CIMA or ACCA qualified or equivalent
  • Private Equity experience is essential

This is an exciting and challenging role for an ambitious and conscientious individual, offering significant exposure at main Board level at a PE-backed businesses with the opportunity to progress and make a 7 figure exit bonus in the next 5 years.

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