Chief Financial Officer - Investor - Backed Energy Transition Platform

Location United Kingdom
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Ross Fraser

Contact email: r.fraser@mintselection.com
Job ref: 33320
Published: 16 days ago

Chief Financial Officer – Investor - Backed Energy Transition Platform 

Mint Selection is partnered with one of the world’s leading energy investors to appoint the Chief Financial Officer for a significantly growing portfolio business. The business will grow multi-fold in the coming years into new geographies and capabilities to create a full value-stream offering.  

The CFO will form part of the key leadership team working both within the portfolio business and into the investor, with a core responsibility for leading the integration of acquisitions and new regional operations into the business HQ.  

International remit; base location is flexible requiring regular ongoing travel throughout Europe.  


Key Responsibilities:  

  • Lead the integration of acquired businesses and assets into the core business  

  • Build out full financial systems and structures for a growing business requiring cross-jurisdictional reporting 

  • Act as part of executive leadership team to develop and execute the strategy to deliver the required growth to achieve the company’s financial targets  

  • Manage the interface and relationship from the portfolio business back into the key investor stakeholders 

  • Build, lead and direct the finance function across the business ; also taking on leadership responsibility for broader shared service functions 


Candidate Profile:  

  • Relevant experience as a CFO or Group Finance Director within a vertically integrated environment 

  • Track record in leading the integration of complex acquired businesses  

  • Prior experience reporting closely to investor stakeholders 

  • Sector experience across Energy & Power including downstream projects beneficial  

  • ACA, CFA or equivalent professional qualifications a plus 


If you wish to explore further, please contact Ross Fraser at r.fraser@mintselection.com to arrange a confidential exploratory chat.   

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