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CFO - PE Backed Software Business based on the South Coast

A Private Equity backed business based in the South Coast is seeking a CFO to join the organization with a background in the software industry. This business has a strong focus on software and it has an offering that is marketed globally. With high margins and strong growth potential, the existing management and private equity backers intend to continue their growth up to and beyond an exit in the future. They are seeking a candidate who will be able to take ownership of the finance function and stay with the business throughout these exciting milestones.

The CFO will be accountable for the administrative, financial, and risk management operations of the business. The CFO will be primarily responsibility for planning, implementing, managing and controlling all financial-related activities including the development of both financial and operational strategies. The role of a CFO will include direct responsibility for accounting, finance, forecasting, strategic planning, deal analysis, negotiations, and investor relations. As a key member of the Executive Management team, you will partner with the CEO and assume a strategic role in the overall management of the company.

The ideal candidate be a qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/ACMA), who is capable of partnering with the CEO and the wider business. They are seeking a candidate who can demonstrate significant growth, active participation in board-level debate, and the smooth integration of acquisitions. They require candidates who can demonstrate their success in a high growth environment. As a leader within the company you will be expected to work effectively and inspire others in a fast paced and challenging environment. Experience in a private equity backed business is strongly preferred.

Please note that due to the high volume of applicants only successful candidates will be contacted with further information about this role.

Marks Sattin Executive Search is part of a leading specialist financial recruitment business with offices in six countries around the world. We form an integral part of the GI Group, which is a rapidly expanding, global search and selection business. Our team exclusively recruits CFO's and FD's into businesses across a wide range of sectors, mostly focused on change (including exit and growth). We continue to expand our network; providing finance professionals for PE backed, privately owned and listed businesses.

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