Director, CFO Services

Alvarez & Marsal Europe   •  

Dallas, TX

Industry: Business Services

  •  

11 - 15 years

Posted 28 days ago

Alvarez & Marsal Private Equity Performance Improvement

Director: CFO Services

Alvarez & Marsal, a leading independent global professional services firm, specializing in providing turnaround management, performance improvement and corporate advisory services, is seeking to expand its Private Equity Performance Improvement (PEPI) – CFO Services team in various locations throughout the U.S. With more than 3,500 professionals based in 40 locations across North America, Europe, Asia, and Latin America, our firm excels in problem solving and value creation. Drawing on a strong operational heritage and hands-on-approach, our professionals work closely with organizations and stakeholders to help tackle complex business issues and maximize value. We also take interim management roles (CFO, Controller, Treasurer) to lead clients through challenging times.

A&M's Private Equity Performance Improvement Services (PEPI) practice, with offices throughout the US, focuses on serving middle market and large cap private equity firms who have engaged A&M to help improve operating results at their portfolio companies.

Our professionals are aligned with a PEPI service line to promote the development of deep functional skills & experiences and to maximize our ability to tailor solutions to solve our clients' business issues.

Our PEPI services include:

CFO Services (including interim management – CFO, Controller, Treasurer)

Rapid Results

CDD/Strategy

M&A Services

Supply Chain

The CFO Services practice is a growing business with excellent opportunities for career advancement and building leadership skills. The CFO Services leadership team is focused on providing career development and training for high performing professionals.

PEPI CFO Services Director:

Professional Experience

  • Solid finance and accounting background with a preference for former CFOs, finance directors, FP&A directors, treasurers and controllers;
  • Leading an organization through a time-sensitive project (e.g., restructuring, carve-out or acquisition) and managing the process through to completion;
  • Improving the performance of a finance organization by upgrading staff skills, re-designing processes, or implementing new systems (NetSuite and MS Dynamics a plus);
  • Strong financial modeling experience and solid understanding of financial statements – development of 13 week cash flows is preferred; experience with Tableau and think-cell software is a plus
  • Proven experience building budgets, EBITDA forecasts, and cash forecasts to guide and support executive management decision making – experience with management reporting dashboards is a plus;
  • International treasury and currency hedging experience is a plus

Professional Skills

  • Strong written, oral and analytical skills
  • Strong Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Structured project management (time, team and work-stream's management)
  • Initiative and drive
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Ability to deliver time-pressured project on-time and on-quality
  • Flexible and creative thinking
  • Client relationship building
  • Ability to identify key operational performance drivers, cash flow forecasting, and flexibility to support clients with a broad array of issues;
  • Developing findings and making strategic recommendations

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, or related field, with ten + years of previous related financial management roles, performance improvement operations consulting, accounting diligence, or restructuring experience;
  • MBA or other advanced degree or certification preferred (e.g., CPA, CFA, etc.);
  • Flexibility to travel up to 80% of the time
  • Existing PE relationships a plus (personal or professional)

Voluntary Inclusion


It is Alvarez & Marsal's policy to provide and promote equal opportunity in employment, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination because of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, pregnancy, marital status, family status, religion, national origin, age or disability or any other non-merit based factor in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations.