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Chief Financial Officer

CFO / Chief Financial Officer

CFO is a high-ranking executive in a company responsible for managing and overseeing the financial activities and strategy. The CFO is usually in charge of financial planning, record-keeping, and financial reporting, making sure the company's financial goals are met and its financial health is maintained. They play a crucial role in decision-making processes by providing insights and analysis related to the company's finances.

Characteristics of our Interim CFO

  • Communication Skills: Clear communication is essential. Whether it's reporting to the executive team or collaborating with different departments, effective communication is key.

  • Adaptability: Interim CFOs often step into situations that require quick understanding and adaptation to the existing financial landscape of a company.

  • Problem-Solving: Interim CFOs are often brought in to address specific financial challenges. The ability to identify problems and implement solutions efficiently is crucial.

  • Integrity: Given the sensitive nature of financial information, integrity and trustworthiness are non-negotiable qualities.

  • Leadership: The ability to lead a finance team and inspire confidence during a transitional period is vital for an interim CFO

The Challenges

Finding the right interim CFO can pose several challenges due to the unique nature of the role and the specific demands it may have. Here are some challenges you might encounter:

  • Cultural Fit

  • Cost Considerations

  • Identification of Needs

  • Industry Experience

  • Crisis Management Skills

  • Technological Proficiency

  • Risk Management Expertise

  • Team Building Skills

  • Effective Decision-Making

  • Stakeholder Relationship

  • Negotiation Skills

  • Data Analysis Proficiency

  • Change Management Ability

  • Financial Forecasting Skills

  • Quick Turnaround

Solution via Executive Interim Management

Executive Interim Management is a modern managerial solution, in which an experienced senior executive or a complete team is temporarily engaged by a company to address a specific leadership challenge on a short-term basis. 

An Executive Interim Manager is a highly experienced senior executive typically engaged for a few months to provide leadership, drive change, address a specific issue, or manage complex projects. Key characteristics include experience, seniority, immediate availability, project orientation and operational hands-on approach.

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Executive Interim Management
in Central and Eastern Europe

We design individual business solutions and together with our executive interim managers lead companies through transformations to unlock their full potential.

The CE Interim Partners stand personally by your side from the project definition, evaluation of the interim manager, throughout the whole assignment until completion, to ensure the agreed objectives are achieved. 

Our Executive Interim Managers have local or international backgrounds, they have studied, lived, and worked in various countries and go through a rigorous evaluation processes following a methodology specifically designed for demanding cross-cultural interim missions.

Over the recent decade, we have performed hundreds of successful missions predominantly in Central and Eastern Europe, but also in Asia, the Middle East, and the USA.


The manager you are looking for

> 15 countries

the biggest network in Central and Eastern Europe

> 10,000

in our International Pool

< 48 hours

to present an

Interim Manager

< 8 days

average time
from Interview to Start

CEO / General Manager

CFO / Chief Financial Officer

COO / Chief Operations Officer

PMO / Project Management 

CRO / Chief Restructuring Officer

Chief Transformation Officer

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Plant Manager / Site Director

Human Resources Director

Supply Chain Director

Logistics Director

Quality Director

Sales and Marketing Director

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