Organisatie- en afdelingsomschrijving

For our client, a publicly listed private equity company, we are currently seeking a Finance Director to join the Operations (OPS) team. Within the OPS team, they are searching for a leader with a proven track record in Finance, and a dedication to continuous improvement.

As a Finance Director, your role will involve serving as an interim CFO or Finance Director for the acquired companies, collaborating closely with the local CEO/CRO during the turnaround phase. To excel in this position, you should possess an entrepreneurial mindset and be a quick thinker. You must have the capability to construct, assess, and refine financial models and effectively translate these insights into day-to-day solutions.

Our client specializes in acquiring medium-sized companies facing unique challenges and offering substantial potential for operational enhancement. These companies undergo a repositioning and stabilization process until they are ready for resale. This role will be based at portfolio companies, requiring on-site presence across Europe. You will be part of the Dutch OPS team in Amsterdam.

Functie omschrijving

  • Routinely lead the finance workstream and/or finance organisation on site
  • Understand and analyse the core drivers of the business, develop financial turnaround concepts and lead the end-to-end implementation of the concepts
  • Prepare integrated financial plans and lead forecasting and budgeting processes
  • Implement and improve sound cash management processes and manage liquidity needs on site
  • Prepare and execute financing solutions (factoring, asset-based funding, credit lines)
  • Manage and improve the relationship to external stakeholders (auditors, financial advisers, banks, credit insurer, etc.)



  • Working as part of a highly motivated, international, committed and agile team that enjoys working together
  • Exciting working environment with changing challenges and tasks for a continuous personal and professional development
  • Attractive remuneration combined with flexible working hours
  • Intensive on-boarding phase in a collegial environment
  • Regular team events and offsites

Functie eisen

  • At least 7 years of relevant, international financial or operational restructuring experience gained in consulting, private equity, banking or industry
  • Master's degree in the fields of finance from a reputable university or business school
  • Exceptional entrepreneurship to find and implement creative solutions, energy and drive to solve complex problems as well as resilience during distressed situations
  • Fluent Dutch and English, another European language is a plus
  • Willingness to travel 4 days per week within within Europe (typ. Mo-Thu)

Solliciteren bij

So, are you interested in this Finance Director OPS position located in Amsterdam, or do you have any questions? Contact Dirk Schouten at 06-43062718 or by email

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