Head of FP&A

  • Location

    Birmingham, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    Accounting and Finance

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  • Salary:

    £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Ben Williams

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  • Published:

    24 days ago

  • Consultant:

    Ben Williams

Gleeson Recruitment Group are working in partnership with a recognisable brand name, who are well-known for their excellent and progressive working culture, who are on the lookout for a Head of FP&A, due to sustained growth within the business.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a forward-thinking business in a newly created position, where you will have the opportunity to build your own department.

Key responsibilities of the Finance Business Partner position:

  • Full ownership of the FP&A function, inputting processes to streamline performance
  • Developing Financial Planning models from scratch, both short term and long term
  • Supporting and adding value to the CFO in corporate finance and M&A activity - including future exit support, acquisitions and other corporate activities from time to time
  • Business partnering cross function with sales/ops/marketing including profit analysis, commercial negotiations, budgeting and forecasting
  • Full accountability and delivery of the annual: 3-5-year plan; operating budget; and year-end forecast, demonstrating a hands-on approach
  • Identify opportunities for automation of financial and performance reporting and support the team to build their skills and drive constantly improving standards
  • Build out improved board packs and KPIs and build a robust foundation for growth
  • Lead the on-going outlook process ensuring latest business developments are being captured and their impacts across P&L, balance sheet and cash flow
  • Coordinate with the wider finance, investor relations and business teams on the outlook and budget process ensuring all assumptions are robustly challenged
  • Performing ad-hoc scenario modelling on transactions, financing and mergers/acquisitions as required

The following experience is required for this Finance Business Partner position:

  • ACCA, CIMA or ACA qualified
  • Proven experience of building models from scratch
  • Proven experience within FP&A and Business Partnering Function
  • Prepared to be hands on and proactive in driving the business forward
  • Proven line management experience is essential

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