• Competitive
  • München, Bayern, Deutschland
  • Festanstellung, Vollzeit
  • PER, Private Equity Recruitment
  • 2018-11-16

CFO, Corporate Finance Boutique, Munich, Germany

Reference: 2537 /25M

Exciting opportunity to join a Corporate Finance boutique as CFO, Munich

Our client is a specialised investment bank and financing expert for a broad client base of Mittelstand companies in the DACH region. The firm is currently looking to hire a CFO to join their Munich-based team.


  • Leading and managing the finance function as well as the entire back office function of the firm (HR, IT, Legal, Tax, Internal Audit, Compliance, Office Management, Administration of Corporate Governance)
  • Coordination and preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements
  • Further development of the internal finance functions, including accounting, controlling and treasury
  • Preparation of regular reportings (management reportings, advisory board reportings)
  • Ensuring that the firm adheres to BaFin’s regulations
  • Sparring partner to the CEO
  • Participation in and preparation of the advisory board meetings
  • Supporting the team on customer projects (consulting with a focus on financing), taking ownership of those projects, where appropriate
  • Responsible contact person for auditors, tax advisors, banks and other external contacts


  • An excellent business degree, ideally with a focus on business administration, finance, accounting or controlling
  • Significant, relevant work experience in a finance leadership role; ideally gained in a PE-internal finance position or in a PE-backed portfolio company (small cap). Alternatively, you have gained a track record working in audit and / or consulting (financial services)
  • Strong controlling skills, experience with HGB and the German tax system are essential
  • Strong analytical skills, an affinity for numbers
  • Experience dealing with topics in the field of compliance and internal audit as well as BaFin-related issues is beneficial
  • Hands-on approach with strong problem-solving skills, high energy level, proactive and accustomed to working independently
  • Excellent leadership, communication and presentation skills
  • Fluency in German and English are a must



Recruiters Reference: 2537 /25M