Head of FP&A

25 April 20242024-04-25
Mansfield, East Midlands
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I'm delighted to have been retained by an iconic business with a global presence to recruit their new Head of FP&A. This is a newly created position reporting directly to an insirational CFO to support their ambitious growth plans which will see turnover exceed £200m in the next 2 years. 

In order to achieve this goal they are seeking a talented and commercially focussed finance professional to help develop a "best in class" financial planning function. The role will have an emphasis on commercial analysis to deliver high-quality financial data around budgeting and forecasting for the group. 

This is a high-profile and business-facing appointment where you will be required to build strong relationships with the Senior Leadership Team as well as external Advisors. 

Brief overview of responsibilities:

  • Assist the CFO with the annual 5 year plan
  • Owning the Budgeting and Forecasting cycle within the business
  • Support the commercial team with information and performance analysis to assist decision-making,
  • Business partner key departments including Sales, Marketing and Operations
  • Continuous improvement of reporting and challenging ‘the norm’
  • Produce insightful, forward-looking analysis of business performance identifying risks and opportunities
  • Financial modelling of new initiatives, including supporting new Country models or new categories

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Fully qualified ACA/ACCA/CIMA
  • Proficient in using MS Excel, ERP systems and financial reporting software
  • Detailed experience of business partnering and presenting to senior management
  • Strong commercial awareness, able to understand the business operations and the stakeholder requirements

This is a rare opportunity for a senior FP&A professional to join a fantastic business and genuinely play a part in shaping their future.