Chief Financial Officer
|Job title:||Chief Financial Officer|
|Salary:||£120,000-£160,000 + bonus + equity|
|Contact Name:||Molly Hogan|
|Job Published:||18 days ago|
This is an incredibly exciting opportunity to join an energy & construction recruitment group as the CFO and lead them through an exit in the next 3 years. The CFO will help to strategically guide the CEO to eventuate the company’s long-term vision and build the financial and operational parts of the business to take the business through a sizeable corporate transaction.
The business is a multi-brand recruitment group operating across the energy & engineering sectors.
Currently nearly 200 employees with plans to double the ebitda and increase GP by ⅓ within the next 12 months.
CEO has understanding of how to do something meaningful at scale, having previously exited recruitment businesses in the USA.
Hybrid venture capital recruitment business, having invested in multiple start-ups over the past 5 years.
Since 2019 headcount has grown by 66%, turnover by 61%, GP by 75% and ebitda by 150%.
Clear vision to expand further internationally, will open another office in the US within the next 12 months.
Will continue to grow the joint venture investment vehicle over the next 24 months.
Exit planned by the end of 2024.
Business partnering with an incredibly ambitious CEO to help guide key strategic decision-making
Working closely with MDs of each brand to ensure they have the required financial understanding of their business for long term success
Lead the finance function, including a very capable and hardworking Financial Controller
Own board pack and reporting to Board on all company financial aspects
Oversight of company financial planning
Ownership of budgeting and forecasting activities short, medium and long term
Own and implement overseas treasury management strategy
Cashflow and liquidity management
Key point of contact for any equity event and corporate finance, corporate preparation for due diligence and audit
Lead the Finance team ensuring succession planning, organisational structure and team growth meet the international and growth demands of the group
Optimise financial model, including commission and leadership bonus schemes
Build robust, scalable, global internal financial systems and processes
Evaluate investment opportunities to launch new niche’s, open new markets, and continue our international expansion
Identify opportunities to generate increased contribution from existing business unit
The Necessary Experience
Contractor-driven recruitment sector experience
Exit experience, ideally trade sale