Financial Planning & Analysis Manager

Job Title: Financial Planning & Analysis Manager
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: London, England
Salary: £500 - £550 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 6 Months
REF: HFPACP_1548679196
Contact Name: Christian Pampellonne
Contact Email:
Job Published: 6 months ago

Job Description

The Consultancy Group are currently recruiting a Financial Planning & Analysis Manager for a Private Equity backed Technology business based in Central London. As Financial Planning & Analysis lead, you will report into the Head of Business Partnering and FP&A. This is a newly created position which will be responsible for staffing, coaching and leading the FP&A team which was brought into existence as part of the Q4 2018 Finance team restructuring. This team will be responsible for owning and managing the end to end Global P&L across the long-range planning, budgeting, forecasting and results analysis life-cycle. They will act as the Finance Partner to the CEO and CFO and drive understanding the momentum in the business, identify key decisions impacting growth trajectory and support ongoing strategy.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Significant input into and joint ownership of the Finance Transformation Agenda across people, processes and tools
  • Design and execute on design of the end to end Enterprise Performance Management vision (including EPM components, cadence, tools and process)
  • Take ownership of consolidated results across Long Range Planning, Budget Build and Month-end FP&A and be able to influence to drive decisions to hit financial metrics and accelerate growth rates
  • Actively manage the Global P&L, including managing R&Os and landing Financial targets (including implementing a rolling outlook (R&O) view)
  • Own design and evolution of centrally developed models for short, medium and long-term planning and decision support
  • Design and implement a Global Investment Approval process to optimise both cash flow and investment funds
  • Hire, coach and develop a high-performing FP&A team across both technical, commercial and soft skills
  • Work with the Business Partnering and Controllership team to establish a best in class process across individual business department P&L management to drive visibility to department P&L performance (actual and vs Budget)

Key Requirements

  • CA, ACA, ACCA, or equivalent with at least 10+ years' PQE experience
  • Transformation experience including in blank-sheet-of-paper process, template and tools design through execution (excel and automated)
  • Strong FP&A knowledge across process, tools and people covering P&L, cash-flow and balance sheet management in a multi-country, multi-currency environment