Head of Group FP&A

Recruiter
Randstad Employment Bureau
Location
London
Salary
66000.0000
Posted
14 May 2017
Closes
13 Jun 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Head of Group FP&A - Location London City - Permanent 37.5 hours per week

£66000 - £76000 per year

Are you a Qualified Accountant with team leading experience?

Do have extensive experience in running month end, budgeting, forecasting and planning processes?

Want to work for a company that makes a genuine difference to peoples' lives?

If so, then this job could be for you!

We believe that everyone, with the right support will flourish irrespective of their age, circumstance or background. We are a global provider of person-centred human services, including employment services, health, skills and youth services. Through all our programmes, we aim to make a genuine difference to people's lives. We combine an explicit social purpose with strong commercial discipline and capability.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Head of Group FP&A to join our Finance Team in our corporate office based near Tower Bridge.

We believe that everyone, with the right support will flourish irrespective of their age, circumstance or background. We are a global provider of person-centred human services, including employment services, health, skills and youth services. Through all our programmes, we aim to make a genuine difference to people's lives. We combine an explicit social purpose with strong commercial discipline and capability.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Head of Group FP&A to join our Finance Team in our corporate office based near Tower Bridge.

Essentially you will be supporting the Business Finance Director in building and leading the company's Group FP&A function. The role over the initial 6 months will focus on developing a Group FP&A function which includes developing / upskilling FP&A team members, whilst acting in the leadership role for the current FP&A function.

A typical day will include:

  • Setting up new processes for planning, forecasting and reporting: p&l, capex, balance sheet, long term cash-flow and headcount.
  • Overhauling current Group wide FP&A processes around month end reporting, budgeting, forecasting and long term planning.
  • Introducing a rolling forecast across the p&l, balance sheet, capex, cash-flow and headcount.
  • Ensuring long term financial planning is synchronised and supports the Group wide strategic plan.
  • Introducing new reporting templates at a consolidated level for the Group Exec and parent company.

About You:

You must have the following skills and experience:

Educated to degree level.

Qualified Accountant (preference ACA).

Highly numerate with Analytical and problem solving skills.

Flexibility, attention to detail & working under pressure.

Outstanding interpersonal and communications skills.

A team player and able to perform under time-pressure with a minimum of supervision, in a sometimes quite stressful environment.

Planning, time management and organisational skills.

Oral, written and interpersonal Communication (listening & attending, negotiation & assertion)

Comfortable in a rapidly changing work environment with a desire to influence change so as to improve performance.

Ability to influence both own team members and other senior staff to bring them along on the change program.

Why join us?

Over 2,700 employees work across 11 countries to help people take control of their education, their careers, their health and their future. Be a part of our success story.

In return for your hard work and supporting us to make a difference, we provide a competitive benefits package including a free day's annual leave to enjoy your birthday!

To find out more, please apply and we will contact you to discuss the opportunity.

Additional information:

Employment will commence following completion of a basic DS check.

This position represents a great chance to widen your skill set and progress your career in a successful business.

If you are keen to apply, please send your CV immediately or get in touch for further information.



Randstad Business Support is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.