As Head of FP&A, you will work closely with the Associate Director of Finance and Executive Leadership Team (‘ELT’) to drive the quality of the Group’s management information and financial insight forward. The role provides a hands- on opportunity to work extensively across the ELT and to create a best-in-class FP&A function that will offer a mix of true commercial business partnering and core finance and FP&A activities that will be at the centre of decision- making processes.
• Develop the Group’s FP&A capability including the recruitment of appropriately skilled team members and the implementation of appropriate FP&A tools as part of the Group’s broader IT transformation programme• Build relationships with ELT and senior leaders across the business as the trusted voice of the financial agenda• Build a deep understanding of the commercial and operational drivers behind the Group’s performance• Provide strategic financial thinking and analysis in support of the ELT and Investor Relations• Actively participate, drive and lead financial assessment of significant Group projects including new business proposals, commercial negotiations, customer pricing, investment decisions, R&D, cash flow initiatives and cost management programmes• Support M&A and other relevant corporate transactions• Design best in class financial analysis and develop the narrative that gives the analysis value• Data interrogation and manipulation, turning analysis into insights on business performance in support of operational sites and functional business partners• Lead and project manage the end-to-end delivery of Group budgeting, forecasting and long-term planning processes including communications, timetables, data requirements and modelling• Drive improvement in financial forecasting accuracy working extensively with the commercial team to understand, model and present financial forecast risks, opportunities and associated implications for the business• Co-ordinate input into FP&A activities and analysis from regional financial controllers and function business partners
• Qualification as an ACA, ACCA or CIMA accountant• Minimum 5 years relevant post qualification industry and FP&A experience• Finance leadership experience with a strong track record of success and delivery• Excellent communication and relationship building skills with a collaborative, positive and flexible approach to work• Ability to provide support and challenge as a trusted business partner and influence business outcomes• Ability to work hands-on, autonomously or as part of a team• Excellent analytical, problem-solving and influencing skills• Excellent IT skills, specifically advanced Excel
Why is This a Great Opportunity
Fast growing company
Hybrid work schedule
Great salary and benefits