CFO / COO, Private Equity-Backed Entertainment Firm, Hamburg, Germany CFO / COO, Private Equity-Backed Entertainment  …

PER, Private Equity Recruitment
in Hamburg, Freie und Hansestadt Hamburg, Germany
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 28 Jan 22
Competitive
PER, Private Equity Recruitment
in Hamburg, Freie und Hansestadt Hamburg, Germany
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 28 Jan 22
Competitive
PER, Private Equity Recruitment
CFO / COO, Private Equity-Backed Entertainment Firm, Hamburg, Germany
REFERENCE:
10639 /25B

Our client is a private equity-backed metal and rock event organiser and one of the largest operators in the live music industry. The company hosts more than 50 large-scale events across Europe every year. The firm is now looking to hire a CFO / COO to join their ambitious team. In this position, you will be working closely with the management team and develop a business plan on a strategic, financial and operational level. The position is based in the Hamburg area, Germany.
RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • In close cooperation with the management and private equity investor, develop a three year plan for the business on a strategic, financial and operational level
  • Establish financial and operational KPIs
  • Oversee business operation strategy and its implementation
  • Introduce new business processes, reporting procedures and controls and continuously improve and optimise existing structures and processes
  • Evaluate business support functions, such as operations, finance, IT, administration and legal, and identify shortcomings and implement improvements
  • Evaluate legal and reporting structures and optimise visibility of commercial and financial results and key metrics for core activities
  • Drive the firm's financial planning and analysis, accounting and reporting function and supervise controlling, accounting and back-office staff (including HR)
  • Oversee budgeting taking into account operational aspects, including KPIs
  • Ensure precise and punctual reporting and reforecasting processes
  • Manage the standardisation of governance and key processes to support improved scalability, measurability and predictability
  • Ensure that all financial laws and requirements are met
  • Supervise the legal counsel
  • Act as a catalyst for change and growth internally
  • Develop and implement a thorough and objective management assessment process for employees
YOUR PROFILE:
  • University degree in Business Administration, Finance or related disciplines
  • Significant professional experience as a CFO / COO in a dynamic business
  • Previous experience as a "change agent", managing change in operational strategy and process management
  • You have experience in developing strategies resulting in significant growth
  • Strong track record in a strongly growing environment, both organically and through M&A-activity
  • Experience in the media or entertainment sector is an advantage
  • You have excellent leadership skills and are able to communicate effectively
  • Analytical and strategic thinker with an eye for detail
  • You are motivated, hands-on with a "can do"-attitude
  • Fluency in German and English is required


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