Interim Head of FP&A

Job Title: Interim Head of FP&A
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum
Reference: BBBH610_1549043617
Contact Name: Harper May
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 01, 2019 17:53

Job Description

Harper May is currently working with a leading marketing & advertising organisation based in Central London. This dynamic company has recently won numerous industry awards and received global recognition for some fantastic campaigns. Moreover, the company has a long list of blue-chip clients and turns over £200 million. My client currently is looking for a Head of Financial Planning & Analysis to lead their commercial finance function on an Interim basis. The successful candidate will be fully qualified and have extensive FP&A experience.

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 tech/online experience is beneficial
  • FP&A leadership experience is essential
  • Previous experience of managing and developing staff