Head of Group FP&A – Ecommerce

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    City of London

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

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  • Salary:

    £100,000 - £110,000 per year + benefits

  • Contact:

    James King

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  • Consultant:

    James King

​Altum are currently supporting a listed Ecommerce platform to find them a best-in-class Head of FP&A to drive forward the planning processes and information provided to the business. This role will form a bridge between Commercial Finance and Management Accounts, providing insightful planning, budgeting and reporting for the leadership team. Someone with a high level of commercial acumen, a keen eye for detail and the ability to streamline processes will be the ideal candidate.

Key Responsibilities;

•Financial Planning - lead business through annual planning and budgeting cycle

•Coordinate process across Finance team: timetabling, managing templates and input submissions

•Lead forecasting across full P&L, Cashflow, Balance Sheet

•Synthesize key figures, drivers, assumptions throughout the process for Finance and Exec discussion

•Capture and evaluate risks & opportunities for the business as a whole

•Evolve existing process for rolling forecast including design and implementation of templates & models

•Support business through strategic decision-making process

•Ad hoc analytical work, including corporate development and M&A

•Leading a team of two qualified accountants

Key Attributes:

•A qualified accountant ACA/CIMA or equivalent, with significant experience in financial planning

•Experience working in a data lead business, ideally a large retail, ecommerce or technology company

•A passion for data and the utilisation of planning tools (Anaplan an advantage)

•Ability to influence board level stakeholders

•Excellent academic record, including top tier university degree

•Experience in a line management role