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VP/Corporate Controller of PE-backed Precision Manufacturer
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LOCATION: Greater Chicago Area (relocation NOT required)


SEARCH MANDATE: Our private equity client is seeking the right VP/Corporate Controller to help lead a large-scale portfolio company that manufactures precision equipment for a diversified set of end markets.

COMPENSATION: A competitive salary, annual bonus, and wealth-building equity grant make for a compelling economic opportunity.


  • Business Model: High-tech manufacturing
  • End Market(s): Diversified end markets
  • Revenue Range: ~$500+mm (excellent margins)
  • Hold Period: Relatively early in the investment period, planned exit in 3-4 years
  • Deal Structure: Control Buyout
  • Health: Fast-growing, profitable

INVESTMENT THESIS: Largely organic growth complemented by certain vertical integration add-ons.

THE SPONSOR: Since its inception in 2018, this private equity firm has already raised $10B+, made 88 acquisitions, and created 32 platform companies. The firm prefers to invest in consumer non-durables, commercial products, infrastructure services, industrial and medical technology, defense, aerospace and life sciences sectors.

CANDIDATE PROFILE: We seek a passionate, committed leader with a contagious will to win who can honor this company's past while also leading it into the future. Our ideal candidate's background most likely includes:

  • Business Model: Precision manufacturing
  • Functional: Top accounting leader of a lower-middle market company; or key number two accounting leader of a larger investor-backed, leveraged company; or division accounting leader within a blue chip, acquisitive public company
  • Orientation: Accounting experience is required
  • Asset Class: PE experience is strongly preferred
  • Experience: 12+ years of solid career trajectory

FALCON and its clients are equal opportunity employers. All candidates will be considered without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, or any other protected status. FALCON encourages qualified individuals of all backgrounds to apply.

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