• Competitive
  • Munich, Bayern, Germany
  • Permanent, Full time
  • PER, Private Equity Recruitment
  • 21 Mar 18

CFO (Kaufm. Leiter), PE-Backed Business Services Company Focusing on Healthcare, Munich, Germany

Reference: 2510 /25G

This is a great opportunity to join a strongly-growing private equity-backed business services firm based in Munich as CFO / kaufm. Leiter

Our client is a business services firm focusing on the healthcare sector. With offices in Germany and the UK, backed by a successful private equity fund, this company is on an exciting growth path. They are now looking to expand their team with a CFO based in Munich.


  • You will lead the accounting department and be responsible for managing external service providers, e.g. payroll accounting
  • Preparation of monthly reporting (income statement, balance sheet, cash flow)
  • Coordination of the financial statements with tax advisors and auditors
  • You will also lead the controlling department
  • Monthly / yearly / medium-term budget planning for the subsidiaries and for the group, regular forecasting and tracking of results, inclusive sales controlling
  • Implementation, optimisation and automatization of management information system and KPIs for current set-up as well as for new business units and subsidiaries
  • Report financial results to the board of directors as well as prepare adhoc analyses for the executive management and board of directors
  • Treasury, cash management, liquidity planning and working capital management, financing, dealing and reporting to banks and investors relations


  • An excellent business degree, ideally with a focus on finance and accounting
  • Significant relevant work experience in a finance / accounting / controlling leadership role in a German Mittelstand company or audit background
  • Excellent project management skills with a structured, problem-solving mind-set
  • Experience in M&A and PMI is beneficial
  • Proficiency using ERP systems (e.g. Navision) and BI solutions (e.g. Lucanet)
  • Prior exposure to private equity is beneficial
  • Excellent understanding of cash flow and working capital forecasting and management
  • High energy level, strong analytical and interpersonal skills, operations oriented and accustomed to working independently
  • Entrepreneurial mind-set, highly motivated, passionate about the business and its growth opportunities
  • Fluency in German and English is a must



Recruiters Reference: 2510 /25G

Munich, Bayern, Germany Munich Bayern DE