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

PER, Private Equity Recruitment
Hamburg, Germany
Posted 3 days ago Permanent Competitive
CFO / COO, Private Equity-Backed Entertainment Firm, Hamburg, Germany
Reference
10639

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
Job ID  10639
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