CFO recruitment for private equity backed complex care business in Kent

Grafton Banks Finance Executive Search was asked by the CEO of Active Care Group in Sevenoaks, Kent, to recruit a CFO. Active Care Group is a £60m turnover private equity backed complex care business who are growing rapidly through acquisitions. Grafton Banks started the process by meeting with the CEO on site and taking down the full details of the position. The CEO and investors wanted a strategic and commercial finance professional with multi-site, buy and build experience as well as banking covenants and PE exposure.

Grafton Banks agreed to spend three weeks mapping the market, headhunting, networking, filtering CVs and meeting the prospective candidates. A total of six CVs were presented, five invited for interview and an offer was made an accepted all within a month of taking down the brief.

"Following our discussions and 'request list' Grafton Banks Finance quickly provided a tailored shortlist of credible candidates which enabled the business to progress through to interviews and offer stage within a short time frame, with the business appointing the successful candidate within a month of the brief. All parties were delighted with the end result!" - comments from the client.

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