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Chief Financial Officer (Aurem)

Ref code: DL99099487
Finance Qualified
Market related
Berkshire, England
Hybrid Working

At Aurem their approach to care is a simple one, to provide the highest standard with the best interests of our residents at heart. They provide a safe and homely atmosphere in all of our homes and welcome residents on both a permanent and short stay basis.

Backed by Gresham House and a socially and environmentally focused fund with capital to deploy and grow the existing portfolio Aurem Care, the business has ambitious growth plans. They currently operate 12 Nursing & Residential Care homes in the UK caring for up to 600 individuals and employing over 900 people, quite simply they are "People caring about people".

SF Executive is partnering with Aurem Care, based in Thames Valley, on a retained basis to search for a Chief Financial Officer who will be joining the executive leadership team in driving a successful growth journey for the business over the next 3-5 years.

The CFO will be close to the financial performance of the business, acting as a present leader for the Finance team, and being an integral member of the senior leadership team partnering with an engaging CEO and the investment backers Gresham House on a regular basis.

We are looking for a confident, low-ego, and high-performing CFO who will make an immediate commercial impact to the business.

Currently operating at £30m t/o, driving to an exit event within the next three to four years, the business needs CFO/FD experience gained either within a related care business, or a private equity backed business. This is essential.


  • Cohering and harmonising finance systems across the various care homes and the business units, professionalising areas as and where needed.
  • Providing a reflective and considered approach to future business-wide strategy and decision-making process.
  • Act as a cultural go-to Finance leader across the internal finance team, and the various operational teams across the sites.
  • Add value and make an immediate commercial impact to the business.
  • Mentor and enhance the current Finance operation.


  • Accountancy Qualification (ACA, ACCA, CIMA).
  • Experience in a care of healthcare related sector/environment OR experience of working in a private equity backed business as a finance leader.
  • Excellent communication skills across all stakeholder groups.
  • Proven career history as a Finance Director/Chief Financial Officer within an SME/fast-growing/fast-paced entrepreneurial environment.
  • Proven experience of effective cash management.
  • High EQ and IQ but low ego.
  • Executing on an ambitious M&A strategy.
  • Travelling to an HQ based in Reading, with regular travel to other care sites as and when required.

A significant package will exist for the successful candidate along with a growth share.

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