7 months ago
Head of Financial Planning & Analysis - London
Est Comp: c. £120k - £170k DOE
Key Words - Budgeting, Financial Forecasting, Operating Plan, Financial Planning, Analysis
Our client, a market leading player in the mobile telecommunications industry in Africa have a requirement for a Head of Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) to be based in London, UK. This role will be a key asset in the future growth of the company. This individual will be leading the FP&A Department and will be spear-heading the Company’s financial quarterly forecast, annual budgeting process, operating plan variance analysis and special projects. S/he will provide financial consulting and strategic support to senior management including preparing board presentations, financial presentations, capital expenditure analysis, industry/peer group comparisons, new business opportunities, acquisition analysis and other projects requested by senior management. This function acts as the analytical engine of the company to provide insights and support ‘optimal’ business decision making. The position reports to the Global Chief Financial Officer.
Analyse current and past trends in key performance indicators including all areas of revenue, cost of sales, expenses, and capital expenditures
Monitor performance indicators, highlighting trends and analysing causes of unexpected variance
Supervision of Financial Analyst(s)
Oversee and manage the continued development of Budgeting, Financial Forecasting, Operating Plan, and Modelling tools
Ad-Hoc Reporting and Analysis
Quarterly and Monthly Financial reports
Implement and work with a Business Intelligence Tool and Dashboard reports
Develop financial models and analyses to support strategic initiatives
Analyse complex financial information and reports to provide accurate and timely financial recommendations to management for decision making purposes
Supporting Senior Management Team and Heads of Business Units with in-depth analysis
Prepare presentations to Board of Directors and Senior Management Team
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance; MBA highly preferred
5+ years’ experience as Manager or Director of Financial Planning and Analysis
Strong leadership skills required.
Experience in Telecoms or technology industry preferred
Advanced Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint skills.
Articulate with excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to think creatively, highly-driven, and self-motivated
Demonstrated ability to roll-up sleeves and work with team members in a hands-on management capacity
Additional Resources are an Employment Business and an Employment Agency as defined within The Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Businesses Regulations 2003.