Head of Financial Planning & Analysis

Recruiter
Harper May
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
14 Feb 2018
Closes
15 Mar 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Description

Harper May is currently working with a leading marketing & advertising organisation based in Central London. This dynamic company has recently won numerous industry awards and received global recognition for some fantastic campaigns. Moreover, the company has a long list of blue-chip clients and turns over £200 million. My client currently is looking for a Head of Financial Planning & Analysis to lead their commercial finance function. The successful candidate will be fully qualified and have extensive FP&A experience.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Analysis and presentation of management information
  • Assist in the development of a new monthly reporting pack
  • Improve the existing quarterly board pack which covers all elements of the organisation including Investor returns
  • Assist in establishing reporting systems and methodologies which can easily scale up to cover more opening globally (and reporting in different currencies)
  • Assist in establishing a management reporting dashboard to help the CEO monitor all the activities and major capital projects
  • Provide the leadership team with ad hoc analysis to support decision making
  • Play a key role in evaluation, selection and implementation of a new BI tool as part of the group IT systems overhaul financial forecasting and business planning
  • Play a key role in the continual improvement of the organisation's financial forecasting capability
  • Be responsible for re-cutting the business's budgeting and forecasting timetable, oversee the refinement of budgeting templates and assist in managing the budgeting and forecasting processes
  • Oversee the ongoing development of five year financial forecasts
  • Assist with the preparation of the business plan for a new business concept which the group intends to launch
  • Assist in evolving the group's cash flow reporting and forecasting at group and sub-group levels.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Must be fully ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified
  • Prior tech/online experience is beneficial
  • FP&A leadership experience is essential
  • Previous experience of managing and developing staff

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