• Competitive
  • Munich, Bayern, Germany
  • Permanent, Full time
  • PER, Private Equity Recruitment
  • 2018-06-18

Holding CFO For Two Business Services Firms, Munich, Germany

Reference: 2532 /25M

This is an exciting opportunity to act as a holding CFO for two strongly growing business services firms based in Munich

We are looking for a holding CFO for two strongly growing business services firms (B2B), located in Munich. Both firms are B2B services / software companies: while one firm is specialized in consulting and digitization, the other one is a legal tech company that provides support and software in the field of data protection. The firms are embarking on exciting growth paths and therefore, they are now looking to expand their team with a holding CFO based in Munich to establish and lead the finance function.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Setting up and leading a highly efficient finance function (incl. building, managing and maintaining a finance team)
  • Implementation and optimisation of best-in-class management information systems
  • Reporting accurate financial results to the management and shareholders
  • Setting up and establishing a meaningful controlling function to support decision-making processes for different revenue models
  • Budget planning (monthly, yearly and medium-term) and forecasting
  • Cash and liquidity management, working capital improvement
  • Driving the digitization of the finance function (incl. selection and implementation of accounting software) and continuous improvement and optimisation of the finance processes
  • Support of M&A processes as well as post-merger-integrations
  • Go-to person for external advisors / interfaces (e.g. tax advisors, auditors, etc.)


YOUR PROFILE:

  • Strong academic performance
  • Significant relevant work experience in a finance leadership position (e.g. as Finance Director) in a quickly growing business and accounting environment or alternatively a combination of initial experience gained in an audit firm (Big 4) or consulting and operational finance experience
  • Excellent finance skill-set (particularly with strong accounting and controlling knowledge)
  • Affinity towards IT / digitization
  • Dynamic and collaborative team player with a strong hands-on approach, excellent analytical skills, a business partner to the management team and the shareholders
  • Highly motivated to set up both firms for future success, e.g. by implementing best-in-class processes
  • Ability to develop, manage and run finance teams
  • Excellent communication skills – with native German and fluency in English
  • A strong Mittelstand affinity and / or fast growing business experience
  • Short-term availability is beneficial, though not a must
  • M&A and PMI experience is helpful

 

 

Recruiters Reference: 2532 /25M

Munich, Bayern, Germany Munich Bayern DE