Head of FP&A

Job Title: Head of FP&A
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £85000 - £105000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: JC105736_1617785594
Contact Name: Jamie Cocklin
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 07, 2021 09:53

Job Description

A FTSE leading technology business is looking to hire an ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified candidate to join its finance function.

Managing 2 qualified individuals you will ensure the planning cycle is coordinated effectively and executed with rigour and precision. Main duties include:

  • Financial planning: lead business through annual planning and budgeting cycle
  • Coordinate process across Finance team: timetabling, managing templates and input submissions
  • Lead forecasting across full P&L, Cashflow, Balance Sheet
  • Synthesize key figures, drivers, assumptions throughout the process for Finance and Exec discussion
  • Capture and evaluate risks & opps
  • Build Exec-ready output to ensure successful sign-off
  • Set non-financial KPIs and communicate with wider business in support of budget
  • Take lead on model-building in financial forecasting tool
  • Deliver monthly rolling forecast update to help the Company manage trade-offs in delivering against financial targets and maintaining financial control
  • Evolve existing process for rolling forecast including design and implementation of templates & models
  • Establish efficient rhythm for managing update and comms across Finance team
  • Build narrative to facilitate trade-off decisions at Exec level

  • Strategic planning: support business through strategic decision-making process, including
  • Maintain three/five-year plan outlook
  • Contribute to objective assessment of past investments and future opportunities, including ROI analysis
  • Design and implement an appropriate business case template for financial investment appraisal
  • Develop ad hoc tools for analysis to support business challenges and opportunities

  • Support Finance team projects as required
  • Investor and Analyst narrative to support education, consensus mgt, guidance etc.
  • Financing initiatives
  • Corp Dev / M&A
  • Regulatory submissions

You will be ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified with experience in an FP&A role ideally in e-commerce, digital or retail. This is a great chance to join a market leader who continues to grow and take market share