CFO

CFO
East NetherlandsEuro 175.000 - 200.000 + bonus + participationReference: 1193111 april 2022

Organisation

Our client is a wholy owned portfolio company of a globally operating private equity company with a long track record.

Assignment

  • Be a proactive member of the Management Team and act as a business partner;
  • Responsible for all shared services, i.e. Finance, Legal, internal Information Technology and Human Resources;
  • Design and prepare monthly / quarterly / annual statutory and management reporting for various stakeholders (incl. board of directors and lenders);
  • Set up and prepare reporting of operational metrics / business intelligence including sales, backlog etc.;
  • Lead ad-hoc analyses to improve profitability, e.g. on costs, pricing, project/contract profitability or investments;
  • Help drive the business strategy for the Company;
  • Drive improvement efforts on financial controls, process efficiencies and quality of reporting;
  • Convert the strategy into financial targets for the activities and forecast/budget and monitor the actual business performance;
  • Support the business in complex sales processes;
  • Support with M&A activities and post-acquisition integration;
  • Participate in contract and other legal work with respect to the Company’s operations and activities;
  • Optimize cash flow and working capital;
  • Liaise/interact with shareholders, external auditors, tax, and banks;
  • Responsible for the Company’s tax position.

Profile

  • The ideal candidate is a qualified accountant with significant and broad post qualification working experience;
  • Able to present strategy, recommendations and results of complex analyses to cross-functional stakeholders and to interface with cross-functional teams at all levels;
  • Prior experience of working in a private equity and/or entrepreneurial (“DGA”) environment highly recommended;
  • Carve-out experience (or other corporate reorganizations involving the build-up of a new shared services center);
  • Experience in leading and managing a quality financial organization in terms of process integrity, efficiency improvement, personnel motivation and process optimisation;
  • Experience and effectiveness in working both at management level, but also as a finance team member, in reporting and communicating in an international environment;
  • Experience of working in a SaaS / software / eCommerce company is preferable but not essential;
  • Strong hands-on experience and entrepreneurial drive;
  • Comprehensive understanding of ERP systems, preferably Agresso or Exact
  • You are a natural team player and have excellent communication and leadership skills;
  • Strong project management, problem solving and good analytical skills;
  • Prior M&A experience, buy-side and/or integration, is a plus.

Contact

If you are interested in this vacancy, we kindly request you to send your application through “Apply”. Please add the following reference number to your application: 11931. If you would like to receive additional information or have any questions, please contact the consultant mentioned below.

Michiel SintnicolaasManaging Partner

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