Head of FP&A

Location
Brentwood
Salary
£70,000 - £85,000 per annum, benefits: car allowance
Posted
09 Aug 2018
Closes
23 Aug 2018
Ref
J49936
Contact
Andy Dowsett
Position/Level
Department Head
Responsibilities
Accounting, Analyst, Finance, Strategy
Contract Type
Permanent
Language
English

I am recruiting the role of Head of FP&A for a large client based in Central Essex that will have the successful candidate taking full responsibility for planning, implementing and controlling all financial related activities for the UK business in a way that supports delivery of the business strategy.

Working closely with the senior finance team and wider business you will play a critical role and bring expertise to ensure the business can achieve its vision. The role is therefore dynamic and capable of being stretched by the right applicant.

The Role:

  • Lead the strategic planning process, the annual budgeting process and forecasting / short term reforecasting
  • Development of rolling forecast model and long term performance forecasts
  • Produce cashflow forecasts and drive improvements in working capital
  • Coach and develop the FP&A team
  • Preparation of high level board presentations for internal and external performance
  • Participation in key management committees to make recommendations and drive initiatives
  • Ensure integrity of financial models / projections through implantation of suitable controls, documentation and testing

The Candidate:

  • Fully qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA or CIMA)
  • In depth FP&A experience with proven experience within a senior finance role
  • Experience or working within a fast paced and complex business structure
  • Strong leadership and business partnering skills with the ability to influence at all levels
  • Excellent spreadsheet skills and prior preparation of financial models

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