CFO, PE-backed Engineering Services Firm, Munich, Germany

PER, Private Equity Recruitment
Munich, Germany
Sep 09, 2021
Sep 25, 2021
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
REFERENCE:10048 /26B

Our client is a PE-backed engineering services firm mainly serving the automotive industry. The firm is growing and benefiting from the continuous trend of outsourcing engineering services by OEMs. In 2020, the firm secured backing from a well-known, successful turnaround fund. The firm is now looking to hire a CFO to lead the finance function and work closely with the management team. The position is based in Munich, Germany.

  • Lead and manage the finance and accounting team as well HR, IT and Purchasing
  • Responsible for financial forecasting and budgets
  • Establish and implement project controlling
  • Liquidity forecasting and planning
  • You will oversee the preparations of all financial reporting
  • Continuous improvement of processes and structures
  • Providing strategic and financial guidance to the business
  • Ensure execution of projects according to established standards and expectations
  • You will work closely with the CEO and members of the executive management team
  • Strong academic track record with a degree in Business Administration, Finance or related disciplines; an additional qualification (e.g. Wirtschaftspr├╝fer, CFA or similar) is a plus
  • Significant relevant work experience in finance leadership in a medium-sized company, ideally with an international angle
  • Experience in the industrial and / or automotive sector
  • Previous experience with private equity is a plus
  • Extensive SAP knowledge and analytical skills are required
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to engage the audience
  • You are motivated and driven to build the business
  • Fluency in German and English is required
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