Executive Search Firm Financial Controller for Growing Business Services Company

Service Area: Human Capital

Client Type: Lower-Middle Market PE Firm 

Service Provider Type: Executive Search Firm – Finance

Industry: Professional Services

The Need
Expert Controller to Spearhead Financial Strategy Post-Pandemic

A tech-enabled business services company, rebounding post-pandemic with aspirations to exceed 9 figures in revenue and millions in EBITDA, was in urgent need of a controller. This role was critical for directing the company’s financial strategy and supporting the newly appointed CFO in building a robust finance team.

The Challenge
High-Caliber Finance Professional Within Budget Constraints

The challenge lay in identifying a candidate with the right blend of experience and expertise within the specified compensation range. The search required precision to connect someone capable of stepping into a leadership role during a crucial growth phase, with a focus on the southern market.

How BluWave Helped
Identifying a Specialized Finance Executive Search Firm

BluWave utilized its network to connect the PE firm with a finance executive search firm that had deep expertise in recruiting within the southern market. This partnership was tailored to meet the unique demands of the search, focusing on candidates who could bring strategic financial leadership to a rapidly growing company.

The Result
Strategic Financial Leadership to Drive Post-Pandemic Growth

The collaboration resulted in the successful placement of a controller who not only met the budgetary and expertise criteria but also aligned with the company’s vision for growth. This strategic hire positioned the company to effectively navigate its post-pandemic rebound, enhancing its financial management and strategic planning capabilities.