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Private Equity CFO Salary Guide

Our Private Equity CFO Salary Guide was created to help companies or candidates decide what the market rate is for a CFO within Private Equity and VC-backed companies of varying sizes across different UK regions.

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Private Equity CFO Salary Guide

Our Private Equity salary guide has been put together to help companies or candidates decide what the market rate is for a Chief Financial Officer with a PE or venture capital-backed companies and businesses across 53 UK regions.

When deciding what salary to pay you should always seek expert advice from a specialist FD or CFO recruitment professional who will be able to advise on any latest trends. The CFO salary guide is just that (a guide) and when deciding what to pay many factors will impact where your salary should be concerning the average. Such factors can be:

  • Prior experience of achieving success in a PE/VC environment or other growth companies
  • A shortage of candidates and whether you are competing against other opportunities
  • The long term incentive plan that accompanies their package
  • The sector: Some industries pay more than others
  • The overall calibre of candidate required for the position
  • Whether the candidate is being enticed from their existing position
  • Certain additional personality traits
  • Personal salary expectations of a particular candidate

Our UK Private Equity CFO Salary Guide is split into 53 regions and can be downloaded via the link below.

Benefits for a Private Equity CFO usually vary but on the whole include car, contributory pension, healthcare, and bonus. Factors that will affect individual results will be years of experience, qualifications, variations within a region, and individual organisational complexities. The results are to be used as a guide only and specialist advice should be taken on an individual basis.

Chief Financial Officer Salaries – Industry Variations

The salary guide averages are dissected by company size and taken from CFOs working for PE & VC-backed organisations.

Participants came from the following sectors: Technology & IT, Healthcare, Leisure & Hospitality, Retail, E-Commerce & Apparel, Financial Services, Oil & Gas, Energy & Utilities, Commodities, Biotech & Pharmaceuticals, Media, Professional Services (Legal, PR & Marketing), Transport, Service Sector, Manufacturing & Engineering, Construction, Distribution & Logistics, Travel, Waste & Recycling and many more.

In addition to the Private Equity CFO salary guide download, we have sector-specific insights and averages. If you are a client placing your vacancy with us, we would be more than happy to discuss industry-specific salary variations.

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