Head of FP&A

Pearse Partners
London, United Kingdom
09 Dec 2022
01 Jan 2023
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
A fantastic opportunity has arisen at a rapidly growing PE-backed global Fintech business who are now in the market for a Head of FP&A.

As Head of FP&A, you'll be a visible, engaging and knowledgeable business partner to an exciting, varied, complex and growing institution. A key member of the Senior Management team, the Head of FP&A will be responsible for all aspects of financial planning process (budgeting and forecasting), finance business partnering, management reporting.

The main responsibilities for this position are:
  • Provide board and investor confidence and belief in the company's vision and strategy through delivery of clear reporting and messaging
  • Develop a robust reporting strategy and framework, overseeing preparation and distribution of key internal and external financial reports and business updates
  • Create and manage a strong reputation by demonstrating consistent and clear communication between internal and external parties
  • Support the CFO in managing equity research and investor relationships
  • Provide insights on trends in data as well as market activity and present them to the leadership team
  • Analyse and present financial trends, competitor behaviour, shareholder issues, and anything else that could impact the business
  • Drive preparation of the company's Quarterly Board presentations and Company's Annual Report

  • A Bachelor's degree in business, finance, or accounting (preferred)
  • A qualified Accountant or MBA in Finance/Accounting
  • 10 or more years' experience in Corporate Reporting including dealing with investors and a strong track record of creating positive relations with the investor community (dealings with Equity Research Analysts would be seen as a positive)
  • Strong understanding of SEC and GAAP reporting guidelines as well as filing requirements
  • Deep knowledge and understanding of the capital markets, as well as a thorough understanding of key metrics for companies in the industry
  • Intimately familiar with financial modelling techniques and valuation methods used by analysts and investors
  • A strong understanding of macroeconomics, capital markets trends, competitor activities, industry dynamics, and customer trends
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