Mutares SE & Co. KGaA, Munich (, acquires medium-sized companies and parts of groups with headquarter in Europe that are being sold in the course of a repositioning process at their owners and show a clear potential for operational improvement. Mutares actively supports and develops its portfolio companies with its own investment and consulting teams as well as through acquisitions of strategic add-ons. Our goal is to acquire companies with a turnover of EUR 50 to 500 million. The aim is to achieve a clear value increase with a focus on sustainable, long-term growth of the portfolio company.

Within our OPS team, we are looking to hire a leader who has a successful track record with finance and operational skills, and with an entrepreneurial mindset. This role will be located at portfolio companies, on site across Europe.

Director Finance (m/f/d) – Mutares France

Your Tasks

  • Leads multiple work streams of large projects.
  • Fills interim CFO roles for larger projects.
  • Experience supervising other professionals.
  • Gives clear direction to the team and executes projects according to established team norms, defined roles, and expectations.
  • Coaches and develops direct reports; capitalizes on the strengths of each team member on projects.
  • Makes decisions and advises the client using advanced understanding of the core drivers of a client’s business.
  • Knows how to leverage expertise in a business context to be impactful.
  • Uses a systematic approach to quickly and logically identify issues across situations.
  • Examines issues thoroughly and holistically.
  • Brings in the appropriate experts when needed.

Your Profile

  • Finance related degree from a reputable university /business school.
  • Professional qualification (such as ACCA, CFA or similar) is a Plus.
  • International work experience is a prerequisite.
  • 5 years of relevant financial/ operational restructuring experience gained in consulting, private equity, banking or industry.
  • Proven track record of delivering value creation in a Private Equity Portfolio Company.
  • Understanding of the private equity industry gained from working with or for private equity firms.
  • Knows how to leverage expertise in a business context to be impactful.
  • Ability to build, critique and refine financial models quickly and accurately.
  • Articulate communication of information, with audience-appropriate adaption.
  • Confident when interfacing with clients.
  • Strong knowledge of Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Fluency in English and one other European language (particularly in German, French, Italian).

Please send your CV, motivation letter and any supporting documents to

Sophia Vogel
HR Manager
Tel. +49 89 9292 7760