Our client is a well-established, PE backed, services business with impressive growth particularly over the last 2 years. They are now looking to recruit a truly commercial CFO who will work as a key strategic partner to the CEO, responsible for driving future growth and ensuring successful execution of the 3 year plan. The incoming CFO will be seeking a value creating role and will have previous experience working in a high growth, PE backed business.

Salary: c. £150k + Equity

Location: South Coast

Type: Full-Time

Reference: RDPH


  • Ensure overall leadership of company accounting and financial management function underpinned by effective financial controls
  • Formulate financial plans in accordance with the strategy determined by the Board including the updating of the current strategy with full ownership of the 3 year plan
  • Take a lead role on all M&A activity including integration
  • Develop KPIs that support the company’s management and development
  • Ensure accounting policies comply with relevant accounting standards and that company policies are up to date and followed
  • Oversee preparation of statutory and monthly management accounts, including cash and performance forecasts
  • Oversee 12 month rolling P&L and cash flow
  • Highlight trends in revenues, margins and costs
  • Manage and develop key relationships with the company’s bank, investors and auditors
  • Ensure compliance with investor arrangements
  • Ensure effective maintenance of internal IT systems
  • Overall responsibility for all HR matters, including employee contracts
  • Maintain appropriate company policies and insurances including Professional Indemnity
  • Ensure effective company-wide communication
  • Company secretarial duties


  • Professionally qualified accountant ACA or equivalent
  • Hands on experience with multiple stakeholders, ideally PE
  • Prior experience of successfully leading a finance function during periods of fast-paced growth
  • Previous experience of working in a technology business would be advantageous

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