Head of Financial Planning and Analysis

Michael Page Finance
03 Oct 2017
02 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Company requires a robust and dynamic individual to develop and lead their Head of Financial Planning and Analysis division - a brand new department within their company You will be a key asset in the future growth of the brand Client Details My client is an industry leading manufacturer based within the Lincolnshire region. With an annual turnover of £1.2bn, you will be working for a well-established and internationally renowned company My client is looking for someone to provide a new and dynamic approach to their well-established business Description You will be leading the Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) function and will be spear-heading the company's forecasting and budgeting processes. The role will provide financial consulting and strategic support to senior management and will drive comprehension of future performance including preparing financial projections, board presentations, industry/peer group comparisons, new business opportunities, acquisition analysis and other projects. Principal Accountabilities: This is a new function and initially you will create and implement a new and innovativeFP&A function Reporting into the Group Financial Controller, you will: - Develop, implement and maintain an effective planning and analysis capability that will provide senior leadership with appropriate analytical tools to establish goals and measure performance of the company's businesses - You will analyse current and past trends in key performance indicators including all areas of revenue, expenses and cash flow - Develop financial models and analyses to support strategic initiatives - Analyse complex financial information and reports to provide accurate and timely financial recommendations to management for decision making purposes - Lead scenario modelling efforts for the development and growth of the business - Participate as a key leader of the finance team, influencing decision making, identifying finance priorities and managing a team - Ensure the accuracy and effectiveness of the corporate accounting consolidation and closing process and treasury operations through analytical review and trend analysis - Lead the strategic aspects of the annual operating plan and budget process for the company - Prepare presentations in support of board and shareholder meetings, monthly/quarterly senior leadership meetings and various strategic committees of the company - Partner with reporting, treasury, tax and business partners as appropriate. Profile With the ability to develop, implement and lead a brand-new function within this internationally-regarded company, you will be a confident, successful and innovative individual with a track-record of financial forecasting and planning. You will be confident in driving my client's future prospects and successes by providing a fresh and robust approach to Financial Planning and Analysis. Additionally you will: - Be fully qualified (ACCA, ACA) - Have strong leadership and people management skills - Have advanced Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and modelling skills - Hyperion experience preferred - Be highly articulate with excellent verbal and written communication skills - Be creative, highly-driven and self-motivated - Have the demonstrable ability to roll-up sleeves and work with team members in a hands-on management capacity. Job Offer This is a fantastic opportunity to join a renowned and highly-regarded manufacturer during an exciting time of growth and development within the company An excellent package is on offer for the right candidate
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