Chief Financial Officer

Location New York
Discipline: Finance & Accounting
Contact name: Alex Nicholl

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Job Title: Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Company: Private Equity Backed Multi-Site Behavioural Health Business
Location: New York/Boston
Exit Plan: 3 years
Job Summary:
As the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of a private equity-backed multi-site behavioural health business with $150 million in revenue, your primary responsibility will be to provide strategic leadership and operational expertise to drive the company's growth and profitability. You will play a pivotal role in achieving the exit plan within the next 3 years while maintaining and enhancing the company's position in the behavioural health sector.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Strategic Leadership: Develop and execute a clear and ambitious growth strategy aligned with the company's mission, vision, and the expectations of private equity stakeholders.
  • Operational Excellence: Oversee day-to-day operations across multiple sites, ensuring efficient and compliant delivery of behavioral health services.
  • Financial Management: Manage the company's financial performance, including budgeting, forecasting, and profitability analysis, to meet or exceed revenue and profitability targets.
  • Team Leadership: Build and lead a high-performing executive team, providing guidance and mentorship to drive individual and collective success.
  • Stakeholder Relations: Establish and maintain strong relationships with private equity partners, investors, and other key stakeholders to ensure alignment and support for the exit plan.
  • Mergers and Acquisitions: Identify and evaluate strategic acquisition opportunities that can enhance the company's market position and profitability.
  • Compliance and Regulatory Affairs: Ensure the company's operations adhere to all relevant laws, regulations, and industry standards within the behavioral health sector.
  • Market Analysis: Stay current with industry trends, competitor activities, and emerging opportunities, and adjust the company's strategy accordingly.
  • Exit Strategy Execution: Develop and implement a comprehensive plan to achieve the exit strategy within the specified timeline, whether through an IPO, merger, acquisition, or other strategic options.
  • Proven track record of successful leadership in multi-site healthcare or behavioural health businesses, preferably within private equity-backed environments.
  • Strong financial acumen and experience managing large budgets and P&L responsibility.
  • Exceptional strategic thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication abilities, both internally and externally.
  • A deep understanding of the behavioural health sector and its regulatory environment.
  • Experience in mergers and acquisitions, including due diligence and integration.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment with a focus on results.
  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field; MBA or advanced degree preferred.
  • Competitive salary and performance-based incentives.
  • Comprehensive benefits package, including healthcare, retirement plans, and equity participation.
  • Opportunity to lead and make a significant impact on a growing organization.
  • Collaboration with a dynamic and experienced executive team.