Interim Head of Group FP&A

Job Title: Interim Head of Group FP&A
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Oxfordshire
Salary: £500 - £600 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: JN -062021-2922370_1623657572
Contact Name: Louise Chambers
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 14, 2021 08:59

Job Description

Overseeing of a newly formed FP&A team

Preparation and presentation of substantial monthly reporting packs

Client Details

My client is a global organisation based in Oxfordshire. The organisation has recently gone through some internal structural changes and is seeking support from an interim who can continue with and advance these changes.


Key responsibilities of the Interim Head of Group FP&A:

  • Manage the team running the financial budgeting, forecasting and 5 year planning processes
  • Ensure complete, accurate and on-time production of financial information for finance
  • Drive more forward looking financials & improve financial control over forecast performance
  • Work closely with the Group Finance Director and Finance Business Partners to help with decision support activities
  • Preparation and presentation of analysis on variances between actual and budget/forecast
  • Management of a newly formed FP&A team from across multi-geographies
  • Communicate requirements from Divisions and Group Functions ensuring timely and accurate information is received
  • Co-ordinate financial control and risk agendas (balance sheet review, fraud and internal financial control


The successful Interim Head of Group FP&A:

  • Improvement focused and a driver of change
  • Sets high quality delivery expectations and has an eye for detail
  • Strong analytical skills, reports complex financial data effectively
  • Highly organised and methodical
  • Experienced in dealing with multiple stakeholders, ideally on a global basis with multi-currency financials
  • Good team manager, overseeing work of and developing team members
  • Understands operating in a global group and within a matrix organisation
  • Experience working in a transformational environment
  • Qualified accountant (CIMA/ACCA/ACA or equivalent)

Job Offer

For the successful Interim Head of Group FP&A there is a 6 month contract with a real opportunity to make an impact within a global organisation, working from home flexibilities with some requirement to go into the office due to management nature of role, immediate start and a daily rate of circa £550 per day (inside IR35).