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CFO and Finance Director Software Network DACH, Frankfurt, Germany

PER, Private Equity Recruitment
Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Posted 4 days ago Permanent Competitive
CFO and Finance Director Software Network DACH, Frankfurt, Germany
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935

Here at PER we are constantly looking for experienced CFOs and Finance Directors across Germany and Switzerland to take leadership positions in the software portfolio companies of our Private Equity clients.

What the portfolio company job involves
  • Architecting a best-in-class finance function, with overall leadership responsibility for the finance team company-wide
  • Developing and executing winning strategies to deliver growth
  • Budget preparation and controls, in addition to accurate forecasting and reporting of financial statements. Articulating numbers and vision to the board and relevant stakeholders
  • Identification, implementation and optimisation of best-in-class management information systems and KPI steering
  • Playing an integral role in the growth / buy-and-build strategy, including effective post-merger-integration of acquisitions
  • Ownership of cash, liquidity and working capital management, as well as managing the capital structure
  • Act as the main point of contact for auditors, tax advisors and the investor

Who we are looking for
  • Extensive, varied professional experience as a CFO or Finance Director, with a proven track record of delivering meaningful commercial results and change
  • Experience within a PE portfolio company is valued, as are successful M&A transactions / post-merger integrations
  • Excellent academic record, ideally with a focus on Business Administration, Finance, Accounting or Controlling (from a leading university)
  • Outstanding and well-rounded expert knowledge in Accounting, Controlling, Financing, Performance Improvement, Change Management, etc.
  • Extensive experience in the software industry
  • Highly strategic and commercial, with sound judgment. Results-driven and goal-oriented with a constant drive for improvement
  • Combination of superb analytics with persuasive communication and presentation style. Able to win buy-in from senior stakeholders
  • Fluency in German and English
Job ID  935
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