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Head of FP&A

Head of FP&A

Posted 5 July by Network Professional
A leading FMCG firm in West Sussex has approached the team at Network Professional to identify a Head of Financial Planning and Analysis to coordinate budgeting and forecasting activities across the group. This is a newly created opportunity that has come about as a direct result of company growth due to them continually launching new product lines and growing their market share. Consequently, this business is now on track to be the leading company in their field in the United Kingdom. This incredible business is now looking for a Head of FP&A to help them guide critical commercial decisions on a day-to-day basis with provision of strong financial information and help high level operational stakeholders make sense of the numbers and the narratives they conceal. The business has a continuous improvement outlook whereupon their finance professionals are empowered to constantly challenge the status quo in order to drive maximum operational efficiency. Therefore, if you are passionate about the commercially focused aspects of finance and enjoy working with non-financial staff to enhance their financial understanding, then this could be your dream opportunity and the most positive step forward you will make in your career.

Key deliverables will include:

-Coordinating the budgeting and forecasting process across the business in an interactive way, ensuring key milestones are met and internal stakeholders are aware of KPI's they need to achieve.
-Liaising with external stakeholders to discuss impending upturns and volume increases for the forthcoming quarter.
-Improving the quality and speed of the budgeting and forecasting process by way of systems enhancements and efficiency improvements.
-Helping channel long term strategic investment decisions by providing insightful financial analysis.
-Playing a leading role in highlighting opportunities for maximising profit through new product initiatives.

What you will need to apply:

This forward thinking and fast-moving company are looking for the most outgoing and ambitious finance professionals in the market who are not afraid to make recommendations and be forthcoming in order to help maximise revenue. If you are bored in a core financial role and want to escape the cyclical drain of month end, then this role is very much worth exploring and will provide a career defining challenge for those who are not afraid of high pressure and a dynamic working environment. The business wants to hear from qualified accountants who have operated successfully within a manufacturing or FMCG setting. Moreover, those accountants who are passionate about helping non-financial staff understand complicated financials and feel capable to distil large datasets down to key narratives, will be looked upon favourably.

What you will get:

This business has market leading employee satisfaction levels and is passionate about retaining and continually challenging the brightest minds in the finance space. On offer is a base of up to £80,000 and a truly holistic reward package that includes a bonus, tailored ongoing training and development, life assurance, online discounts, strong pension, laptop, mobile, and over 30 days' holiday per year. If you want to work with a business that is as passionate about developing your career as you are, then please reach out to Divisional Managing Director, Nick Lovell.


Reference: 43256164

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