CFO, Private Equity-Backed E-Commerce Firm, Stockholm, Sweden CFO, Private Equity-Backed E-Commerce Firm,  …

PER, Private Equity Recruitment
in Östermalm, Sweden
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 23 Nov 21
Competitive
PER, Private Equity Recruitment
in Östermalm, Sweden
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 23 Nov 21
Competitive
PER, Private Equity Recruitment
CFO, Private Equity-Backed E-Commerce Firm, Stockholm, Sweden
REFERENCE:
10503 /25B

Our client is a private equity backed e-commerce firm, selling products that otherwise would have gone to waste. With its focus on sustainability, the firm considers itself as an impact company. The firm is growing strongly and is now expanding into the German market. To support this growth, they are looking to hire a CFO. In this position, you will set-up and lead the finance function and work closely with the management. The position is based in Stockholm, Sweden.
RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Set up and lead a highly efficient finance function, including setting-up scalable processes
  • Establish KPIs, create transparency and enable solid steering of the business
  • Maintain financial processes and external reporting
  • Participate in board meetings and report regularly to the board
  • Implementation of adequate systems, ensuring proper usage of data
  • Serve as a trusted partner to the business, providing insights and decision support with a value creation perspective
  • Evaluate and support the implementation of new growth areas, lead the development of business cases, scenario analyses, investment prioritisation and risk assessment
  • Provide leadership to the finance team, ensuring high quality and efficiency
  • Oversee the legal, business controlling and accounting team across all markets and functions
  • Main point of contact for banks, auditors, lawyers and other external parties
YOUR PROFILE:
  • University degree in Business Administration, Finance or related disciplines
  • Significant professional experience in a finance leadership position, either as CFO or Finance Director, ideally gained in a scale-up or a firm with a strong focus on internationalisation
  • Affinity and / or experience to e-commerce is helpful
  • Previous exposure to Private Equity is a plus, though not a must
  • Experience with implementing processes
  • Knowledge about physical supply chain and inventory / stock (working capital / cash flow)
  • Experience with developing and analysing business opportunities and investments from a value creation perspective
  • You have a structured and data-driven approach to decision making
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to build efficient teams and motivate employees
  • Highly motivated, hands-on with an eye for detail
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Fluency in English is required


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