Our client is a dynamic and rapidly growing company based in the Bristol area with over 300 staff. As a private equity-backed firm, they are at the forefront of innovation and expansion in our market. they are commited to excellence, strategic vision, and have ambitious growth plans that make them a compelling opportunity for an experienced and forward-thinking Chief Financial Officer.
Position Overview: They are seeking a highly skilled and strategic CFO to join their executive team and play a pivotal role in shaping the financial trajectory of our organszation. The ideal candidate will bring a wealth of financial leadership experience, a deep understanding of private equity dynamics, and a proven track record of driving financial performance in a high-growth environment.
- Financial Strategy and Planning:
- Develop and implement comprehensive financial strategies that align with the company's overall objectives and support sustainable growth.
- Work closely with the executive team to formulate budgets, forecasts, and financial models that provide valuable insights for decision-making.
- Capital Management:
- Manage relationships with private equity partners and other financial stakeholders.
- Oversee fundraising efforts, debt financing, and capital allocation to optimize the company's capital structure.
- Financial Reporting and Compliance:
- Ensure accurate and timely financial reporting in compliance with regulatory requirements and accounting standards.
- Implement robust internal controls to safeguard the company's financial assets and maintain compliance with relevant laws and regulations.
- Risk Management:
- Identify and mitigate financial risks through proactive analysis and strategic planning.
- Establish risk management policies and procedures to safeguard the company's financial health.
- Team Leadership:
- Provide strong leadership to the finance team, fostering a culture of collaboration, innovation, and continuous improvement.
- Mentor and develop finance professionals to enhance their skills and contribute to the overall success of the department.
- Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A):
- Evaluate and lead financial aspects of potential M&A opportunities.
- Conduct due diligence and work closely with legal and operational teams to ensure successful integration.
- Proven experience as a CFO or in a senior financial leadership role, preferably within a private equity-backed environment.
- Strong financial acumen and analytical skills.
- Excellent understanding of financial regulations and compliance.
- Demonstrated success in capital management, fundraising, and strategic financial planning.
- Experience in guiding organizations through periods of significant growth and change.
- Effective communicator with the ability to convey complex financial concepts to a diverse audience.
Salary £150,000 - £175,000