About the Role

FiSearch has been engaged by a Private Equity backed global leader in their field. This role will be responsible for setting and executing the strategic direction of the Financial Services arm of this business with a view for rapid growth, both through acquisition and organically.

This is an opportunity for a CFO with strong financial services background to build a new financial services business within a larger corporation, which would be capable of running as a standalone business in the future. This role will sit on the board of directors.

This role would involve c.20-25% travel across the EU in the first 6 months to build key relationships. There will be an element of travel beyond that also.

The home office is in central Amsterdam and there is a flexible working arrangement but during the first 6 months a large office presence will be required.

The CFO will be responsible for:

Leadership of the finance function (2 direct reports)
Building strong stakeholder relationships across C-Suite, VP and MD levels.
Regulatory & Financial Reporting
Strategic planning & executing
Acquisition & Investment Advisory
Deep dive investigatory cost accounting.
Consolidation of entities across the EU.


Extensive experience in Finance Leadership roles within Financial Services.
Strong regulatory and financial reporting.
Regulatory body approved (DNB, AFM, FCA, BaFIN)
Experience of working within an international environment.
Demonstrated ability to build relationships with top level stakeholders.
Experience of working in a Matrix organisation is preferred.

Industry the client is in

Private Equity backed technology business

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Job Perks

€200.000 + 20% bonus + equity. Wider package to be discussed.