Head of FP&A

Location --Bristol, United Kingdom
Sector Trade and Services
Type Permanent
Pay Details £95000 - £105000 per annum + Car allowance, bonus and benefits
Reference GF-798-FP&A_1568122111
Start Date ASAP
Status Active

Managing a small and capable team and reporting to the CFO, this is a key role within the senior finance function covering all areas of reporting, forecasting, budgeting and financial analysis/insight.

*Provide financial planning and analysis leadership for the business, focusing on the monthly reporting, forecasts and budget.

*Responsible for monthly results analysis, providing detailed variance analysis of results against forecast/budget.

*Review risks and opportunities with senior management. Identifies actions to drive the opportunities and mitigate risks.

*Development of a new monthly management accounts pack.

*Development of key performance indicators to support business analysis.

*Overall responsibility for monthly forecast and annual budget processes, providing interpretation and guidance to the
businesses. Challenge business assumptions through detailed review and analysis.

*Cost, margin and profitability analysis.

*Build working relationships with internal stakeholders and coordinating across the finance function.

*Prepare ad hoc analysis as required by the CFO and GFC

*Work closely with Sector team, ensuring that all Corporate reporting requirements are met in a timely fashion.

*Provide leadership and development to the team.

Essential skills and experience

*Ability to handle complexity – experience of building new reporting and data modelling from scratch

*Gravitas to challenge and support stakeholders of all levels across the business and challenge the status quo

*Self-starter with ability to work on own initiative

*Strong communicator that can tailor their approach to the audience and present with impact

*Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines with a strong work ethic

*Proactive approach – spot issues early and liaise effectively with key stakeholders

*Innovation, continuous improvement mentality

*Advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills

This is a key role with a company enjoying rapid growth and offers a great platform for progression.

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