Chief Financial Officer CFO

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Our client is a well-respected and high growth PE backed SME business operating within the Financial Services Sector.

With ambitious plans for both lateral and acquisitional growth, FRS have been enlisted to assist with the recruitment of an experienced and qualified Finance and Strategic Leader to join the business as CFO

Working closely with the CEO, this position will be based within the East Midlands with Hybrid working offering and occasional requirement for wider travel to other locations.
Key Responsibilities:
• Strategic Guidance: Collaborate with the executive team at the highest level, providing financial insights and recommendations to influence strategic decisions and drive sustainable growth.
• M&A Expertise: Leverage your experience in transactions and M&A activities to navigate complex financial landscapes and support the company”s “Buy & Build” strategy.
• Strategic Partnership Management: Cultivate and manage key relationships with external stakeholders, including funders, investors, credit providers, regulators, and other relevant parties.
• Coaching and Mentorship: Develop and lead a team of finance professionals, fostering a culture of growth, continuous improvement, and accountability.
The ideal Candidate
Proven track record in a leadership role within a scaling SME environment.
• Professional financial training (ACCA/CIMA/ACA or equivalent), with cross-industry experience, preferably including Financial Services exposure.
• High-level FP&A experience, with an ability to elevate the analysis to feed into strategic decision-making.
• Successful involvement in transactional activities, especially M&A, showcasing your ability to navigate complex financial landscapes.
• Strong coaching and mentoring skills, fostering team development and growth.
• Exceptional strategic thinking and the ability to influence at the board level.
In return the successful applicant will
• Step into a key leadership role with an ambitious business working toward a 9-figure valuation.
• Collaborate directly with the executive team and contribute to the company”s strategic direction and expansion plans.
• Join a dynamic team that is embracing technology to create a platform for significant growth.
• Be a part of a transformative journey that will elevate your career and professional development.