Head of FP&A

Goodman Masson
Slough, United Kingdom
GBP90000 - GBP120000 per annum + pension, bonus, healthcare
31 Jul 2022
02 Aug 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Join a hugely successful UK Telecoms company as Head of FP&A reporting to the Finance Director. Based in Slough but offering a hybrid working model, the role will provide decision support and have ownership of forward-looking business and operational planning, ongoing business and customer analysis and financial forecasting. This is an important role to optimise business performance by leading the forecasting, planning and financial analysis efforts for the division and by making these processes broadly accessible throughout the division.

Your responsibilities as Head of FP&A :
  • Recruit, develop and mentor FP&A analysts into the team; work with the FD to scope out role of team and ensure high quality of people and processes from the start.
  • Responsible for leading the budgeting, planning and forecasting activities of the division; key deliverables include building up a robust and scalable plan model underpinned by rationale and clearly understood inputs, as well as playing integral role in production of plan/forecast review materials.
  • Provide review of management accounting function and key deliverables, specifically final review of monthly P&L and balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Delivery of monthly management information pack with analysis of prior month performance, key business trends being observed and short/medium term outlook risks and opportunities, support FD in provision of high-level commentary on results for distribution to both divisional senior management as well as Group stakeholders.
  • Assist the FD in development of a financial and operational KPI dashboard to sit alongside financial reporting which drives operational improvements in each of the Company's major assets, act as key finance champion of CRM system.
  • Drive prioritisationprioritization of new reporting functionality and ensure that business requirements are met with an evolving reporting infrastructure to deliver timely and relevant business intelligence to the field sales teams and broader UK management and leadership teams.
  • Provide support to the business investment analysis and post investment review process.
  • Support departmental need for ad-hoc reporting and presentations, including business reviews and management presentations internally. Key contact for analysis requests from the business units, specifically relating to both trading/customer performance.

Required skills and experience as Head of FP&A :

The ideal candidate will be a qualified accountant (ACA, CIMA - first time passes preferred) with a strong academic background. Proven success working within a FP&A role and ability to demonstrate implementation of improvements in forecasting and analysis within a fast-growing business are essential. Experience with analysis, forecasting, budgeting, and management reporting are also requirements.

Salary :

£90,000 - £120,000 + bonus, pension, healthcare.
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