FPA Manager

Recruiter
Michael Page Finance
Location
Farringdon
Posted
14 Apr 2018
Closes
22 Apr 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The business is a global leading Private Equity backed business that have a number of different business lines. They operate within the business services sector on an international scale but have found a niche in the market.

My clients have a big presence in some major cities across the world including New York, Sydney and London and continue to grow.

Client Details

The business is a global leading Private Equity backed business that have a number of different business lines. They operate within the business services sector on an international scale but have found a niche in the market.

My clients have a big presence in some major cities across the world including New York, Sydney and London and continue to grow.

Description

Working as part of the Group FP&A team assisting the Head of FP&A in the planning and execution of the Group forecasting and month end process. This roles main responsibility is preparation of board packs for budget, forecast and miscellaneous projects. This role will also be the main finance business partner for Group functional costs-

  • Preparing forecast and budget packs for Senior Executive Team and Board
  • Presenting back to CFO, CEO, Board and Private equity team on business unit results
  • Oversee management accounts process including specific ownership of functional cost centres
  • Work closely with operating divisions during forecasting and budgeting as well as end of month analysis
  • Drive change and process improvement via a number of global improvement projects
  • Work closely with HR to report on global headcount
  • Other ad-hoc reporting and projects.
  • One direct report- Financial Analyst

Key Relationships

  • Reporting to the Head of FP&A
  • Managers the Group Management accountant
  • Working closely with finance leads in the operating divisions as well as senior executives
  • Work with the financial control team and other functions including HR and Legal

Profile

  • Qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA) or equivalent
  • Strong excel modelling and PowerPoint skills
  • Experience managing multi business unit budgeting and forecasts
  • Excellent attention to detail with solid written communication skills
  • Deadline and process orientated
  • Confident when dealing with senior people and ability to influence others
  • Proactive approach to work and a self-starter
  • Strong commercial acumen and ability to understand commercial terms
  • Looking at continuous process improvement to drive change
  • Experience in managing staff

Job Offer

The client is paying in the region of £65,000 - £75,000 plus a 10% bonus

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