CFO COMPETENCE IN GERMANY

Peak Consulting provides bespoke CFO competence to German SME's, Start-Ups and Scale-Ups. Leigh A. Hooper and his team are seasoned finance professionals with broad sector experience.

Tailor-Made

Flexible and pragmatic CFO competence as required

Cost Efficient

Affordable access to highly experienced and strategic CFO expertise

Personal

Working remotely and on-site throughout Europe

 

Providing corporations, entrepreneurs and business owners with tailor-made CFO competence & services 

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Services

Part-Time CFO

Flexible and comprehensive CFO competence on a part-time basis at a fraction of the cost of a full-time employee.

CFO Services

Outsource all or parts of your finance function. We provide a full range of tailor-made CFO services. On a long-term or project basis.

German SMEs & Start-Ups

CFO competence from the outset, during scale-up phases and later. For when times are good but also when crises hit.

International Companies

Providing German corporations with foreign subsidiaries and German subsidiaries of international corporations with CFO competence.

 

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.

Putting the finance function in safe hands is one of the most important contributors to entrepreneurial success

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