Chief Financial Officer (m/f/d)

AURELIUS Group is a pan-European asset management group with offices in Munich, London, Stockholm, Madrid, Amsterdam, Dusseldorf, Milan and Luxembourg. Key investment platforms are its AURELIUS European Opportunities IV fund as well as listed AURELIUS Equity Opportunities SE & Co. KGaA (“AEO”), which acquire corporate carve-outs and companies with development potential in the mid-market (fund) and lower mid-market sector (AEO). The investment strategy’s core element is operational support of its portfolio companies with a team of almost 100 in-house operating taskforce experts.

For our portfolio company CTD Tiles Ltd. we are looking for a

Chief Financial Officer (m/f/d)

The Role

The purpose of the role is to be a key member of the executive team responsible for the ongoing growth and success of CTD Tiles. The role requires strong leadership and first-class influencing skills.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Running the finance, accounting, IT, tax and legal functions

  • Supporting on M&A activity

  • Developing the functions to support the needs of a fast growing and expanding business

  • Playing an active role in managing customer and supplier relationships

  • Identifying opportunities to enhance gross margin

  • Evaluating investment opportunities and ad hoc projects as required

  • Working with the private equity investor to deliver a successful exit

Competencies and personal attributes

Cultural and personality fit is critical. A track record of success in driving and challenging performance is important within a fast-paced environment.

The new CFO will have:

  • A master degree

  • Experience in fast-paced environment

  • Preferably previous exposure to private equity and/or M&A activity

  • Previously worked as a CFO of a mid-sized business or demonstrated the potential to step-up in an influential 2nd level management role within finance (e.g. Head of Controlling in a private equity owned company).

  • Commitment to continuously improve and optimize processes

  • Strong business partnering skills; the ability to provide strategic, analytical and operational support – a well-rounded business person

  • Commercial flair and acumen – a nose for the numbers and the ability to see the big picture whilst not losing sight of the detail

  • Excellent communication skills and the authority to gain respect

  • Willingness to commit to the fundamental principle of “retail is detail”

  • Must have ‘vision’ to lead and be inspirational to others

  • Must drive a performance culture. Sets targets, reviews and measures. Motivated by continuous improvement and giving stakeholders first class finance support

  • A robust character. Prepared to make difficult and unpopular decisions when needed – including those involving people and standards. Has the personal resilience to challenge on key matters and influence others

  • High-impact, low-ego personality

  • Willing to go the extra mile to deliver and to be hands on with the team where required

Please apply online including all relevant application documents and stating your earliest possible starting date and salary expectation.

Apply online