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Financial Operating Partner at a Middle Market Private Equity Firm
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SEARCH MANDATE: Our private equity client is seeking a talented and highly motivated leader to serve as a Financial Operating Partner within its portfolio. Reporting to the Group CFO, the Financial Operating Partner will oversee multiple portfolio companies. They will work closely with portfolio company management teams as a “hands-on” resource providing oversight, support, and guidance while driving for results and establishing a high-performance culture of accountability. The Financial Operating Partner will be a key player in leading the portfolio companies to successful and profitable exits. 

COMPENSATION: A competitive salary makes for a compelling economic opportunity.

THE SPONSOR: This NY-based private equity firm has a three-decade track record of transforming small businesses. It invests across several key sectors including business services. The private equity sponsor has a demonstrated history of robust returns along with a mature operating model.

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

  • 20+ years of progressive and upwardly mobile finance experience, including 5+ years of recent leadership experience at the CFO level
  • Experience in a private equity-backed environment is required 
  • Experience as CFO of a private equity-backed, middle market company that realized a compelling IRR/MOIC at exit is required. 
  • CFO experience in the SaaS or Tech-enabled Services industries is preferred but not required. 
  • Recent experience in a middle-market, battle-tested environment wherein rigor and urgency are ever-present 
  • Experience leading a business through periods of dynamic changes and challenges
  • Strong leadership ability, interpersonal skill set, mentorship mentality, and competitive nature 
  • Early career experience working in Transaction Advisory Services is preferred but not required

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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