Our client is a private equity backed multi-site business with aggressive growth aspirations, looking to double in size over the next five years, with a number of acquisitions already targeted.  They are now looking to recruit a truly commercial CFO to partner the CEO and to operate as the key interface between the business and investors.  This is a main Board Director role and the successful candidate will have full responsibility for the finance function at Board level.  As a key member of the senior management team you will be heavily involved in executing the growth plan for the business, including future integrations.


  • Statutory reporting (including appropriateness of accounting policies)
  • Monthly management accounts, including cash and performance forecasts
  • Monthly reporting to shareholders and banks
  • Banking compliance reporting
  • 12 month rolling P&L, cash flow and balance sheets
  • Co-ordination and liaison with external advisors, including investors, advisors, auditors and bankers
  • Commercial financial support
  • Finance business partner to the CEO and COO
  • Management and development of IT systems and processes


  • Property finance and leverage finance experience
  • Acquisition transaction and integration experience
  • Experience of multi-site operations, including site acquisition and development management


  • ACA qualified or equivalent
  • Strong financial control and reporting experience
  • Previous experience working in a fast paced, multi-site, high growth business
  • Experience/ understanding of the nature and demands of private equity backed businesses
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, able to communicate financial information to non-financial people
  • A hands-on and detailed approach, able to work both in a smaller company environment and work both in a smaller company environment and work at Board level and with the Bank and Investors
  • A stated commitment to seeing the growth plans through to successful exit, likely to be 5 years


Email candidates@equityfd.com.