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CFO

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£180k - £200k (plus bonus & equity)

London or East of England

Permanent

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About the Company: Finatal is currently working with a dynamic and rapidly growing healthcare business, backed by a leading Private Equity firm. With a robust buy and build growth strategy, the company specialises in acquiring businesses with revenues between £2 – 20m. Currently, they operate with revenues of £50m and have ambitious plans to scale to £120m within the next 3-4 years, at which point they anticipate a strategic sale.

Role Overview: Finatal is recruiting an experienced and strategic Chief Financial Officer (CFO) on behalf of the firm. This is a pivotal role, reporting directly to the CEO, where the successful candidate will drive financial performance, strategic planning, and operational excellence to support the company’s aggressive growth targets.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead the financial planning and analysis process, including budgeting, forecasting, and long-term planning.
  • Oversee all aspects of financial management, including accounting, financial reporting, treasury, and tax.
  • Develop and implement financial strategies to support the company’s buy and build growth strategy.
  • Provide commercial and strategic insights to support acquisition activities, including due diligence and integration processes.
  • Work closely with the Private Equity investors to ensure alignment on financial objectives and performance metrics.
  • Drive continuous improvement in financial processes, systems, and controls to support scalability and efficiency.
  • Monitor and manage cash flow, funding requirements, and capital structure to support growth initiatives.
  • Act as a key advisor to the CEO and executive team on financial matters and business strategy.
  • Ensure compliance with all regulatory requirements and industry standards.
  • Prepare for and support the company through a strategic sale process in 3-4 years.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified with significant post-qualification experience.
  • Proven track record as a CFO or senior finance leader in a multi-site, high-growth environment, preferably within the healthcare sector.
  • Experience working within a Private Equity-backed business.
  • Demonstrated experience in buy and build strategies, including acquisitions and integrations.
  • Strong commercial acumen with the ability to drive strategic initiatives and influence business outcomes.
  • Excellent leadership and team management skills.
  • Exceptional communication and stakeholder management abilities.
  • High level of integrity and dependability with a strong sense of urgency and results-orientation.