Flexible and pragmatic CFO competence as required
Affordable access to highly experienced and strategic CFO expertise
Working remotely and on-site throughout Europe
Providing corporations, entrepreneurs and business owners with tailor-made CFO competence & services
ABOUT LEIGH A. HOOPER
Member of the senior management team for companies with an international footprint which are in the scale-up phase and require an experienced pair of hands to lead the Finance / Admin / HR / Legal function.
Through April 2022, Group CFO of the billwerk Group, a PE-backed SaaS company in Subscription Management, with its recent acquisitions Reepay (Denmark) and Sofacto (France). Played a key role since 2019 in taking billwerk from start-up to one of the leading European platform providers for Subscription Management & Recurring Billing.
Proven track record in managing the finance function, having built finance teams from scratch and managed large international finance teams. I am a skilled and trusted team-leader and attract best-in-class team members. I lead by example and achieve results via a demanding, yet empathetic, approach. Excellence in communication and public-speaking are also my hallmarks.
Multi-year international CFO experience at PE-backed, listed and private companies with annual revenues of up to EUR 60 million. Broad sector (SAAS, energy, legal, healthcare and staffing) and M&A experience.
2 PE exits with responsibility for financial, tax, legal due diligence.
Managed subsidiaries and coordinated preparation of financial accounts in the following countries; Germany, UK, US, Ireland, France, Spain, Switzerland, Croatia, Poland, Romania, Belarus as well as Argentina, Uruguay and Brazil.
Multiple positions as Board Member (Vorstand), Managing Director (Geschäftsführer), Non-Executive Director (Aufsichtsratsmitglied).
Bilingual native Englishman with dual British | German nationality and over 25 years corporate experience in Germany. My career has taken me from investment banking to CEO | CFO of a listed company and since 2016 to various CFO roles.