Client case study: Senior finance role

BACKGROUND

With an impressive portfolio of venture capital investors including BMWi, Index Ventures, and LocalGlobe, JustPark is an award-winning digital platform that matches drivers with parking spaces through website and mobile applications. With an appetite for parabolic growth, JustPark is pioneering the aggregation of digital parking solutions with the electric vehicle marketplace, seeking to create a one-stop-shop for parking and charging needs.

THE CHALLENGE

  • To recruit the company’s first business-critical hire; the Chief Financial Officer.
  •  Identification of a genuine talent who would spearhead the commercialisation of the finance function, as well as lead all capital markets activity.

THE SOLUTION

  • Cedar orchestrated a retained search campaign to create a comprehensive market map of high-potential CFOs, who possessed the commerciality, technicity, and personality to lead such an integral function.
  • The recruitment process was executed with a first-time shortlist presented within 2 weeks of the project commencement.

RESULTS

  • The CFO was successfully appointed within one calendar month after four-rounds of Executive and Investor interviews.

"We engaged Cedar to assist us with a particularly specific brief. Their attention to the process was excellent, candidates were all of a high quality and they gave good quality advice to us throughout the search. Well done and thanks”
- Chief Operating Officer