Chief Financial Officer

  • Job Reference: 12133
  • Date Posted: 21 December 2021
  • Recruiter: Paul Mitchell Associates
  • Location: Leicestershire
  • Salary: £100,000 to £150,000
  • Sector: Accountancy, Business Operations, Executive, Finance
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Paul Mitchell
  • Email:
  • Telephone: +44 (0)116 254 9404

Job Description

12133 – Chief Financial Officer Job Spec

Location: Leicestershire

Summary of the Role

Our client – a highly successful SME based in Leicestershire with an enviable track record of growth – is seeking a highly capable CFO to oversee its IPO flotation on a full-time permanent basis. The CFO will be accountable for the administrative, financial and risk management operations of the company, including development of a financial & operational strategy, identifying / tracking relevant KPIs, and the ongoing development and monitoring of control systems to preserve company assets and report accurate financial results. As the company plans its future journey, the successful candidate will be involved in:

  • Supporting public listing requirement & statutory reporting,
  • Running annual audit process,
  • Reporting key financials to the CEO & the Board,
  • Support the delivery of an IPO,
  • Investor & Shareholders relations,
  • Compliance (various jurisdictions),
  • Project finance,
  • Mergers & Acquisitions,
  • Investment activities,
  • Liaise with banks & auditors.


The Right Person

  • UK qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, ACMA),
  • A Batchelor’s Degree in accountancy / finance,
  • Preferably 2-years’ CFO / Controller experience in a publicly listed / LSE company. Experience working on IPO’s preferred,
  • Must possess a minimum of 10-years’ experience in accountancy / finance, including within a UK PLC,
  • Investor presentation experience for a public company,
  • Able to work well under pressure to meet deadlines,
  • Good management skills,
  • Ambitious, energetic, motivated & technically capable.



  • Appointment Type: Permanent
  • Salary: £100,000 - £150,000 per annum (subject to experience)
  • Hours: Full-Time

If you – or someone you might know – are interested & think this opportunity may be suitable, APPLY ONLINE or call Paul Mitchell Associates (quoting ref: 12133) on 0116 254 9404.