Head of Group Financial Planning & Analysis

Recruiter
Louis Hampshire
Location
London, South East England
Salary
100000.0000
Posted
11 Jun 2017
Closes
11 Jul 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Head of Group Financial Planning and Analysis

£100,000, plus 20% Bonus and Benefits

Central London

The client is a multi £m turnover international UK Group, with its HO in London. They operate within the FMCG, branded product and service sector, supplying a variety of professional marketing and media services, to international Enterprises and Global brands, with a significant number of overseas offices, in the USA, LATAM, EU and Asia. The Group is very successful, strategic and creatively focused. The Head of FP&A will work with the senior managers and the Board, taking ownership of financial analysis of all business activities, internationally.

Reporting to the Group CFO, and managing a team, responsibilities include;

  • Lead financial planning and analysis activity across the Group, managing the annual planning, quarterly forecasting and latest monthly estimate processes.
  • Commercial and scenario modelling in support of new business activity.
  • Financial analysis, including scenario modelling, in support of other strategic projects and initiatives
  • Significant interaction with senior management including preparing and delivering presentations.
  • Working closely with business managers to support the development of financial plans and forecasts and interpreting commercial outcomes.
  • Part of wider finance team providing financial reporting, control and support for the business as a whole
  • Reporting and interpreting variances in performance, particularly related to the financial performance at a client level
  • Reporting KPI’s across the Group, highlighting trends and possible action plans. This includes profitability, savings, working capital, cash generation, risks and opportunities,
  • Sourcing, implementation and management of new forecasting tools
  • Any Commercial and Financial analysis, reporting or projects required

Candidates will either be Qualified Accountants; ACA, CIMA or ACCA, or have an MBA, with exposure to International Corporate activity. You will be commercially involved in the business; this is not a simple reporting role. You will have strong spreadsheet skills, and be comfortable communicating with international Business partners, Board level staff and Blue Chip clients. We want a team player, with good numerical and accountancy skills, a self-starter, and able to prioritise work under time pressure. This is a great time to join a growing and successful business, with career enhancement potential.