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Head of FP&A

Job Title: Head of FP&A
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Industry:
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum
Reference: BBBH610_1554826577
Contact Name: Harper May
Contact Email: cvs@harpermay.com
Job Published: April 09, 2019 17:16

Job Description

Harper May is currently working with an international fashion house based in central London. This renowned company has a rich history built upon a passion for quality and exuberance. My client has a number of offices worldwide and has seen steady growth in the least 5 years. The company is now seeking a Head of Financial Planning & Analysis to oversee their commercial team. The successful candidate will be fully qualified with prior retail experience and strong commercial acumen.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Analysis and presentation of management information
  • Assist in the development of a new monthly reporting pack
  • Improve the existing quarterly board pack which covers all elements of the organisation including Investor returns
  • Assist in establishing reporting systems and methodologies which can easily scale up to cover more opening globally (and reporting in different currencies)
  • Assist in establishing a management reporting dashboard to help the CEO monitor all the activities and major capital projects
  • Provide the leadership team with ad hoc analysis to support decision making
  • Play a key role in evaluation, selection and implementation of a new BI tool as part of the group IT systems overhaul Financial forecasting and business planning
  • Play a key role in the continual improvement of the organisation's financial forecasting capability
  • Be responsible for re-cutting the business's budgeting and forecasting timetable, oversee the refinement of budgeting templates and assist in managing the budgeting and forecasting processes
  • Oversee the ongoing development of five year financial forecasts
  • Assist with the preparation of the business plan for a new business concept which the group intends to launch
  • Assist in evolving the group's cash flow reporting and forecasting at group and sub-group levels.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Must be fully ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified
  • Prior retail experience is beneficial
  • FP&A leadership experience is essential
  • Previous experience of managing and developing staff
  • Ability to work with a high level of accuracy and meet strict deadlines