Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

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About Talent House Ltd: 

We are a leading recruitment and HR consulting firm that operates as a link between people and companies in achieving a shared purpose. We offer creative, effective and flexible solutions that not only help individuals discover their career paths but provide organizations with talent they can recruit, develop and retain.

About the role:

Our client; a private equity firm, is seeking a dynamic and experienced Chief Financial Officer (CFO) to join their executive team. The CFO will play a critical role in shaping the financial strategy of the firm and its portfolio companies, driving financial performance, and ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in finance, accounting, and investment management, along with exceptional leadership and communication skills.

Responsibilities

Financial Strategy and Planning:

  • Develop and execute the financial strategies of the firm, aligning with overall business objectives and investment goals.
  • Oversee financial planning, budgeting, forecasting, and analysis to support strategic decision-making.
  • Evaluate investment opportunities and provide financial insights to guide investment decisions.

Financial Reporting and Analysis:

  • Prepare timely and accurate financial reports, including monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements for management and investors.
  • Conduct comprehensive financial analysis, identifying trends, variances, and areas for improvement.
  • Present financial performance and forecasts to the executive team and investors.

Risk Management and Compliance:

  • Implement robust internal controls and risk management processes to safeguard assets and ensure compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • Stay abreast of regulatory changes and industry best practices to mitigate risks and maintain compliance.
  • Manage relationships with external auditors, tax advisors, and regulatory authorities.

Capital Management and Fund Administration:

  • Manage capital structure, liquidity, and cash flow to optimize returns and support investment activities.
  • Coordinate fundraising efforts and investor relations activities, ensuring transparency and effective communication.
  • Oversee fund administration, including capital calls, distributions, and financial reporting to limited partners.

Portfolio Company Support:

  • Partner with portfolio company management teams to enhance financial performance and operational efficiency.
  • Provide strategic financial guidance and support for mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures.
  • Assist in structuring financing arrangements and evaluating exit strategies for portfolio investments.

Required skills and qualifications

  • Five or more years of experience in executive or leadership roles in finance
  • Master’s degree (or equivalent experience) in accounting, business accounting, or finance
  • Excellent analytical skills with the ability to interpret complex financial data and make strategic recommendations.
  • International finance experience will be an advantage
  • Proven experience in finance, accounting, or investment management, with a focus on private equity or investment banking.
  • Strong understanding of financial markets, investment principles, and valuation techniques.
  • Experience in mergers, acquisitions and investor relations

Compensation:

The incumbent will receive a competitive salary commensurate with experience.

To Apply:

Please send your CV to [email protected]  before the 24th of May, 2024.

To apply for this job email your details to careers@talenthousepeople.com


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