Chief Financial Officer

  • Job Reference: 1108687183-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2023
  • Recruiter: eton bridge partners ltd
  • Location: Reading, Berkshire
  • Salary: On Application

Job Description

Job title: Chief Financial Officer

Location: Thames Valley (hybrid-working, at least 3 days in office required)

Salary: £150-170k base plus bonus and LTIP

Eton Bridge Partners is working exclusively with a fast-growing, PE-backed business seeking to appoint a new CFO. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced CFO/FD to join an award-winning, people-focused SME during a period of expansion. Reporting to the CEO and key business partner to the leadership team, this role will be hands-on in leading and developing the finance function, and providing strategic and commercial support to the group.

Key responsibilities:

  • Ownership of all financial planning, budgeting and forecasting activities;
  • Overseeing the production of timely and accurate reporting and ensuring robust financial controls are maintained across the group
  • Managing working capital and cash flow to reduce debt while maximising sales and margin opportunities
  • Maintaining a good working relationship with investors and external stakeholders (banks, auditors, etc)
  • Providing financial, strategic and commercial support as necessary
  • Leading and developing the finance team (c. 10 reports)

Candidate profile:

  • Qualified accountant (ideally ACA/ACCA) of graduate calibre;
  • A proven CFO/FD (No.1 in finance essential) with hands-on SME business experience, ideally in a PE-backed environments;
  • Experience gained working within people-centred businesses highly preferable;
  • International experience (working for a business with international entities and presence);
  • Demonstrable experience of driving change, strategy and business performance

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