Interim CFO

Central London
£1,500 p/d negotiable
03 Jul 2018
17 Jul 2018
Accounting, Finance, M&A, Strategy
Contract Type
Contract / Interim

We are currently recruiting an interim CFO role for a global, midmarket PE fund looking to make their first investment in 2018. Having successfully closed their new fund, they have now sourced a target within the software sector which will include leading a complex carve out from a blue-chip business, aiming to close in Q3. The successful candidate will support on pre-deal due-diligence, and upon completion enter the business to implement first class management reporting, control and process. The interim role will be short term in the first instance, however if the deal completes the successful candidate is expected to be on contract for 6-9 month period. The role is offering a day rate of £1,500, negotiable dependent on experience.

More specifically as interim CFO you will be accountable for the following:

  • You will work with the PE house to lead the financial due-diligence, carve out and financial modelling for a £200m t/o business
  • Upon completion, you will implement a suite of management reports, including emphasis on cash forecasting, KPIs and M&A strategy
  • Leading all budgeting and forecasting activity across the group, including developing financial models looking ahead 1-5 years
  • Review the structure of the team, and recruit a permanent Group Controller to lead a new finance function

To apply you must be a career interim with exposure to numerous CFO roles within a similar PE-backed business previously, along with experience of a carve out. Any experience within the software sector will be beneficial, as will immediate availability.

Finatal are specialist qualified finance recruiters into private equity-backed businesses. We have a strong network for CFO’s and CEO’s meaning new opportunities arise frequently, with competitive day rates and the chance to work with some of the best private equity funds in the market. 

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