Head of Financial Planning & Analysis

Posted 19 September by RattrayParkin
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RattrayParkin is currently supporting the recruitment requirements of a market-leading global manufacturing group which is seeking to recruit a high-calibre Head of Financial Planning and Analysis to take a key role within its business. The overall purpose of this exciting, newly created role is to manage & provide commercial analysis to the management team and external stakeholders giving the successful candidate a fantastic opportunity to influence the commercial performance of a fast moving private equity backed business.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Acting as a key decision support for the business.
  • Manage the production of and interpretation of the monthly data generated.
  • Provide ad-hoc analytical support to the CEO, CFO and the senior executive team.
  • Ad-hoc Financial reporting and analysis of monthly Key Performance Indicators.
  • Management and development of a planning and analysis team of 3.
  • Manage the monthly forecasting process.
  • Manage the annual Budgeting process.

Person Specification:

  • To apply for this role, you will need to be a qualified accountant, with good modelling and commercial capabilities.
  • The ideal candidate will be ambitious, technically strong with a willingness to get hands-on where necessary and have the ability to manage a small team.
  • Commercial experience of such a role is essential, the primary purpose of the role is interpretation & challenge rather than just data generation.
  • Ideally have gained line finance experience in a fast paced business, preferably within substantially manual processes; manufacturing experience not essential but preferred.
  • Graduate calibre, preferably a maths or scientific degree.
  • High level IT skills, particularly MS Excel, and process orientation.
  • As part of a small team being a definite team player with good interpersonal skills essential.

Reference: 35243724

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