Catapult

Position: CFO
Company Size: 251-500 employees
Industry: Technology & Sports
Location: Australia

Catapult is the category leader in elite sports performance technology. The business exists to improve the performance of athletes and teams. Sitting at the intersection of sports science, wearables and big data, Catapult products are designed to optimise performance, mitigate the risk of injury, and accelerate return to play.

Assignment

Catapult was looking to appoint a commercially-minded, globally-experienced Chief Financial Officer to lead the operational as well as financial performance of the business and help develop, design and deliver the company’s next stage of growth in partnership with the incoming CEO. The role would oversee a team of 22 based across Melbourne, Boston, and Leeds, comprising statutory accounting, tax, reporting, ASX consolidation, capital planning and FP&A. 

Reporting directly to the CEO, the CFO would be  accountable for all aspects of the planning, implementing and managing of all Catapult’s financial activities, including business planning, strategy, budgeting, forecasting and negotiations, and people leadership/development. The CFO would lead the financial and administrative operations of the company while maintaining quality financial, commercial and operational input to business initiatives; ensure there is sufficient funding for business sustainability and growth; partner with the CEO in strategy development and implementation of operational strategies. The role would foster strong stakeholder relationships and identify strategic initiatives to realise the full market potential of the product suite.

Result

  • Appointment of CFO
  • Time to Fill: 10-12 weeks

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