CFO

CFO
RandstadCompetitive salary + bonus + participationReference: 1205202 april 2024

Organisation

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

Assignment

A strong, well-rounded CFO working closely with the CEO and the rest of the senior management team to help build and develop a high drive growth business. The new CFO will play a key leadership role in further professionalising the company's business processes and finance function.
 
Key in this role is compelling logic. The basics have to be done right before anything else happens. Focus areas are solid financial accounting, financial reporting, business planning cycle and modelling and overseeing of taxes.

  • Be a proactive member of the board and management team and act as a business partner;
  • Responsible for Finance, Legal, Risk & Compliance and Purchasing. IT and HR reports directly to the CEO;
  • Run a tight ship on basic financial accounting; clean general ledgers, simple accounting, on-time and in full reporting to multiple stakeholders and (financial) controlling;
  • Drive improvement efforts on financial controls, process efficiencies and quality of reporting;
  • Set up reliable Forecasting / Planning / Predictions and set up the organization accordingly in terms of capacity, checking and monitoring business cases;
  • Prepare and improve monthly, quarterly, and annual statutory and management reporting for various stakeholders;
  • Set up and prepare reporting of operational metrics / business intelligence including sales, backlog, work-in-process, inventory etc.;
  • Lead ad-hoc analyses to improve profitability, e.g. on costs, pricing, project/contract profitability or investments;
  • Convert the strategy into financial targets for the activities and forecast/budget and monitor the actual business performance;
  • Support the business in the financial and risk aspects of complex sales processes;
  • Participate in M&A activities, from due diligence to 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;
  • Treasury, liaising with shareholders, external auditors, tax, and banks;
  • Responsible for managing the Company’s tax calculations and returns;
  • Manage existing third-party debt facilities and ensure compliance with finance documents.

Profile

  • Significant and broad experience in an end responsible CFO position;
  • Able to present strategy, recommendations and results of complex analyses to cross-functional stakeholders and to interface with cross-functional teams at all levels;
  • Experience in leading and managing a quality financial organization in terms of process integrity, efficiency and quality improvement, personnel motivation and process optimisation;
  • You are a natural team player and have excellent communication and leadership skills;
  • Experience in improving planning and control cycle, KPI’s and management reporting;
  • Comprehensive understanding of ERP systems, preferably MS Dynamics;
  • Strong hands-on experience and entrepreneurial drive;
  • Strong project management, problem solving and analytical skills;
  • The ideal candidate is a qualified Master in a relevant study, RA or RC qualification is a plus;
  • Prior experience of working in a private equity and/or entrepreneurial (“DGA”) environment is a big plus;
  • Experienced in working in a project oriented company;
  • Experienced in a company with recurring business is strongly preferable but not essential;
  • Prior M&A experience, buy-side and/or integration, is a plus;
  • Must be fluent in Dutch and English.

Contact

If you are interested in this vacancy, we invite you to apply directly via the “Apply” button, stating: the reference number 12052. Unfortunately, we cannot provide any further substantive information about the vacancy in advance as it is extremely confidential.

For general questions or information about our working method, please contact the colleague below.

Mirjam BergOperations Manager

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