Head of FP&A

Recruiter
Investigo
Location
London
Salary
80000.0000
Posted
09 May 2017
Closes
08 Jun 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

My client, a market leading UK retailer are looking for a Head of FP&A to take full responsibility of the financial planning cycle of the business. You will also lead the commercial analysis and insight functions to ensure best results are achieved. This role reports into the CFO with the idea of the successful candidate being the CFOs backfill in the near future.

Key responsibilities:

  • Accurately control forecast levels of stock and intake into the business
  • Responsible for financial planning function within the business covering annual budget process, quarterly updates and 5-year planning processes
  • Presentation of plans to CFO whilst highlighting opportunities and risks to the plans being presented
  • Working with colleagues to ensure the planning process is robust and transparent across all elements of the business
  • Lead the analysis and insight function within the business to provide commercial teams with challenge and insight into trading decisions
  • Help and support the CFO in capital raising and other corporate transactions as required
  • Manage and mentor a team of two which will soon grow to 3 or 4

Candidate requirements:

  • Qualified Accountant with at least 5 years PQE
  • Have extensive experience within retail or FMCG
  • Possess excellent Senior Stakeholder management skills
  • Previous experience of producing budgets
  • Proven management experience