Our client is a high growth managed services provider (MSP) that specialises in IT support, unified communications, security and network and infrastructure services Telco business with an enviable blue-chip client base.  To support their growth plans they are now looking to recruit a Commercial FD who will lead the Company’s FP&A and M&A function, reporting directly to the CFO.  The successful candidate will provide strategic support to the executive team and private equity sponsors and will be responsible for budgeting & planning, financial modelling, forecasting, and other financial analysis. 

Specific Responsibilities

  • Build an understanding of a company and its key drivers, including revenue and costs, working capital and cash flow. Presenting findings succinctly to CFO & CEO
  • Annual budgeting and planning process.
  • Work with business leaders across the organisation and effectively communicate data into meaningful and focused presentation to drive decision making and action.
  • Prepare financial analysis, budget vs actual results, and commentary for both internal and board level reporting purposes
  • Build and maintain periodic and long-term forecasts, cash flow analysis, revenue / expense analytics (including modelling and KPIs), and investment case analysis for operating investments.
  • Work with key operational leaders across the company to understand organisational goals and develop reporting cadence to communicate budget vs actual, KPIs, and build predictive analytic models.
  • Work closely with the Accounting Team on monthly close process and preparation of monthly reporting package.
  • M&A deal execution including valuation and negotiation, preparation of financial modelling and forecasts, managing due diligence (Commercial, Financial, Legal and IT), legal documentation and integration planning and reporting.
  • Preparing financial and commercial information for exit process to be subject to vendor due diligence.

Qualifications & Experience

  • ACA or equivalent with minimum of 5 years PQE
  • Ideally worked to Manager level in Big 4 Transaction Advisory Services (or equivalent) team
  • TMT sector experience advantageous
  • Exceptional analytical ability. Background identifying and analysing business performance metrics
  • Capable of organising data and information in a logical manner to effectively understand and communicate financial performance
  • Ability to build and maintain strong operating processes which are highly scalable. This will be critical to success in a high growth environment
  • Strong analytical and systems skills; advanced proficiency with Microsoft Excel.
  • Ability to implement new systems and applications as needed.
  • Experience with BI applications is a plus.
  • Effective written, PowerPoint and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Team oriented personality.
  • Ability to prioritise and manage multiple responsibilities simultaneously; ability to work independently and make decisions.


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