Chief Finance Officer (CFO)

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My client is a dynamic £20m Turnover (regulated) business within the Professional and Legal services industry, with offices based across the UK employing over 300 employed staff and consultants.

As part of their next stage of growth, FRS have been enlisted to assist with the recruitment of a CFO to join the business, with scope to work across any of their offices based in Manchester, Staffordshire or Shropshire.

Working closely with the CEO and wider SLT, this is a key position within this growing organisation with an initial objective of delivering PE Investment.

• Provide the financial lead in delivery of PE Investment, to enable growth and rapid expansion from current £20m Turnover, with a view to delivery in 2022
• Preparations and presentation to prospective (PE) Investors
• Investor Relations, Legal and HR responsibility
• Prepare a complex 5-year financial model to aid the funding process and withstand the rigours of DD
• Develop new commercial and financial models to track growth and financial performance
• Provide strategic and financial guidance to the Board, to optimise the company’s financial performance, strategic position and ensure the company’s financial commitments are met
• Generating reports and analysis to assist in decision making
• Create and review annual budget, take overall control of the company’s accounting
• Ensure that company financial systems are robust, compliant and support current activities and future growth
• Ensure compliance with financial processes, systems and policies
• Contribute to the wider team’s discussion in product development
• Provide an insight on tax, internal controls and audit related matters
• Preparations and presentation to prospective (PE) Investors

The ideal candidate will be formally qualified, with demonstrated PQE operating in a Leadership CFO / FD Position, with experience of the below:

– Delivery of PE Investment / Corporate Finance Experience
– Ability to build and present 5-year financial model / plan to investors
– Previous experience gained within a dynamic SME business
– Ideally, previous experience gained within Professional / Legal / Financial Services

In return, my client is offering a basic salary of up to £150,000 plus executive benefits, bonus etc.

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