Interim Head of F,P&A

Recruiter
Pure Resourcing Solutions
Location
Ipswich
Posted
12 Feb 2018
Closes
16 Feb 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen with our client, a leading, dynamic business who are looking to recruit an Interim Head of Financial, Planning and Analysis (FP&A) on a 3-month temporary basis.

Reporting to the Head of Finance, the Head of FP&A will ensure that corporate and business strategies are supported by a financial planning, budgeting and forecasting process, providing commercial support and challenge across the business.

Key Responsibilities:
- Lead the business planning and rolling forecast process
- Business partnering to the COO and Senior Leadership Team presenting business plan updates, coordinating submission presentations and providing ad-hoc analysis
- Develop financial models to improve efficiency, functionality and accuracy
- Support the accurate and timely recording and reporting of operating results to satisfy stakeholder requirements
- Develop OPEX forecasting and reporting processes to increase frequency of forecasting and improve visibility and understanding of risks and opportunities
- Develop cashflow modelling and reporting to improve visibility, accuracy and frequency of reporting
- Ensure effective and accurate operation, monitoring of triggers, and development and modelling of the Working Capital Agreement
- Lead, develop and motivate a team of 5
- Support the business with ad-hoc commercial queries requiring financial insight
- Act as a key delegate for the Head of Finance where required

Skills:
- Qualified accountant with significant post-qualification experience gained in a commercial environment
- Commercial awareness - Understands and applies financial and commercial principles. Views issues in terms of costs, profits, markets and added value.
- Leadership - Motivates and empowers others in order to reach organisational goals.
- Highly organised, capable of managing own workload to tight deadlines
- Experienced people manager, comfortable managing others' targets and workloads
- Strong communicator, able to identify, understand and discuss complex concepts with both expert and non-expert colleagues

You will be immediately available or available on short notice.

If you would like further information on this role and to apply for the position please contact Amy Perks at Pure.

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