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Head of Financial Planning and Analysis.

Job Title: Head of Financial Planning and Analysis.
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: JN -042018-172477
Contact Name: Andrew Dallas
Contact Email: adallas@argyllscott.com
Job Published: April 09, 2018 14:55

Job Description

A rapidly growing, mature start up Financial Services Company, is looking to appoint a high calibre, qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA) to be the new Head of Financial Planning and Analysis.

With ambitious growth plans, the Head of FP&A will play an important role in providing financial information, and delivery of financial forecasts, reporting on business performance and providing insightful financial analysis to support the growth and potential IPO of the business. Reporting to the Finance Director and based in central London.

This is a diverse business, with significant accounting and financial complexity, which requires a strong intellectual base and a hands-on approach.

This will be a high impact, high profile position as the company is about to embark upon an exciting period of growth and transformation as they prepare for further investors, banking licenses, due diligence processes and a potential IPO.


You will be required to Lead and build the FP&A team, provide modelling of financial forecasts, including returns to investors, profitability, balance sheet growth and cash flows ensuring model integrity and alignment with key stakeholder objectives. With a fast-growing business, the forecasting of the business financial performance will be constantly changing and the modelling framework must reflect this environment.

Working closely with the Head of Finance to ensure that forecasting and historic reporting are aligned and consistent messages are delivered to business, board and Investors.

You will be:

Be a qualified Accountant ACA (ICAEW), CA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent
Extensive experience of financial modelling in a financial services environment, preferably with exposure to securitisation structures.
Have proven leadership capabilities
Excellent excel skills
Desirable - previous due diligence experience
Have experience of system development and change implementation
Possess strong quantitative/numerical and analytical skills
Demonstrate ability to think logically and laterally to provide solutions to complex
problems/issues


You will provide excellent stakeholder management with all internal parties and multiple

external banks, advisory and legal practices.

This is an extremely exciting opportunity to join a financial services company, in an influential position, at the start of the next stage in its growth.

Salary guide, £80-95K plus Bonus and benefits.