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Posted on 28 May, 2024

Group Chief Financial Officer (m/w/d) - PE/software

Qualifications and skills:
  • Background as a CFO, ideally in mid-sized B2B software companies, and a deep understanding of their specific operational and financial dynamics.
  • Experience transitioning from license models to subscription models as well as migrating software solutions to the cloud.
  • Deep understanding in budgeting, forecasting, multi-year planning, financial analysis, due diligence, KPI management reporting, cash flow management, and intercompany transactions.
  • Ability to develop and successfully implement a comprehensive M&A strategy and create synergies.
  • Negotiation skills, strong analytical abilities, decisiveness, and a results-oriented approach to align financial strategies with the organization's goals.
  • Capability to communicate with investors and financial institutions, ensuring productive interactions.
  • Fluency in both German and English


  • Controlling, financing, accounting, contract law, human resources management, procurement, coordination, and interface tasks.
  • In addition to M&A and financing strategies, the role will be crucial in supporting other medium- and long-term investments and initiatives of the company.
  • Responsibility for the professional and disciplinary leadership of the accounting and controlling departments.
  • Ensure the protection and security of the company's key assets, ensure compliance with financial regulations, close the books correctly, and communicate opportunity and risk aspects to the CEO and investors.
  • Be the contact person for management in the company's internal financial strategies, includ. contract management, risk management, and internal audit, and prepare analyses and recommendations for action.
  • Ensure the smooth operation of an efficient and effective financial organization that provides a variety of services to the company's customer group, including financial planning and analysis, treasury, taxes, and other financial operations.
  • Oversee and drive necessary changes not only in the financial sector but throughout the company. Firstly, by allocating financial resources to growth and revenue-enhancing initiatives, and secondly, by implementing effective performance management tools.

Desired Experience

Strong Finance background, license models to subscription, software migration, budgeting, forecasting, year planning, financial analysis, due diligence, KPI management, reporting, cash flow management, intercompany transactions, M&A strategy, German, English

Key Elements of the Role

SaaS, software, transitioning from license to subscription, M&A, integration, consolidation, controlling, financial analysis, financing, accounting, tresury, taxes, contract negotiation, procurement, annual financial statements, risk management


Miguel De Almeida Freire

Miguel De Almeida Freire


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