Why this position is appealing
TFG (www.flintg.com) is a PE firm focused on consumer service businesses across North America. They are led by an experienced team with successes as both investors and operators (launching and growing early stage businesses). TFG is extremely purposeful about building their team and pride themselves on culture, passionate people and protecting the brand value of the businesses they invest within the heating, plumbing and HVAC industry.
TFG is very intentional about its personnel. This hire is required to (a) be a hands-on financial and accounting leader with a bias toward taking action, (b) bring zero ego, and (c) very willing and capable of handling ambiguity. Additionally, TFG is requiring 3+ years of management or supervisory work experience with a preference for 5+ yrs relevant finance, accounting or public accounting experience.
TFG Investment Thesis
TFG's most recent acquisition is looking to hire its finance and accounting leader. The Financial Controller will report directly to the GM / CEO and will be responsible for managing all aspects of finance, accounting and operational KPI's. The acquired company employs 85+ professionals and is projecting growth over the next 5 years at 2x to 3x current revenues.
The new team member will primarily be responsible for managing accounting operations, financial reporting and serving as a sounding board or advisor to the GM / CEO to navigate operating initiatives and financial outcomes.
The company is a full-service HVAC, plumbing, and sewer business founded in 1946. The company is one of the best small businesses in Texas, and the Houston HVAC brand is synonymous with exceptional service and integrity in all areas. With the support of private equity capital, a new facility, and clear expansion plans, management intends to double the company's size over the next five (5) years. The Controller serves as the nucleus for all finance and accounting functions at the company. A solid candidate will be able to leverage existing accounting and finance experience in a small business environment where intelligence, people skills, and cost consciousness are critical. This role will require the candidate to begin to affect positive change within the company immediately. The Controller will report directly to the company's future General Manager, with dotted-line reporting to Private Equity's VP of Finance.
Flint Group is a high-growth private equity firm. The current portfolio is a collection of the best residential home service businesses in the country. Our focus is on plumbing, HVAC, electrical, and related home service segments.
This role is at one of Flint Group's portfolio companies.