Senior Interim FP&A Director

England, London
£650 - £750 per day
13 Oct 2016
20 Oct 2016
Tom Hutchings
Experience Levels
Contract Type
Full Time
The FP&A team is specifically responsible for all forecasting, budgeting, reporting and commercial analysis for the business. The successful candidate will be expected to become a strong partner to the Executive Vice President for the division business lines, which has revenues of $400m.

My client is seeking a technically excellent, qualified CIMA/ACA/ACCA individual to join the team. You will be an organized, hardworking, friendly and confident individual, with excellent communication and interpersonal skills to fit into the company culture. This role will be based in London and will report to the Global Head of FP&A who is based in London. The successful candidate should experience of working with senior business leaders within the Technology sector, ideally software businesses. This is a great opportunity for someone who would like to develop their skills and become part of a winning team.

Key qualities of successful candidate - Provide high quality financial information that is provided on a timely and accurate basis with action orientated commentary and analysis. - Can act as an authoritative commercial and challenging sounding board to help shape future business decisions. - Be able to articulate the operational and commercial actions that need to be taken to deliver current year forecasts/budgets. - Have excellent project management skills and can lead across their business area all projects that relate to improving financial performance. - Participate fully in all material business area decisions and provide rigorous financial guidance on how to deliver the optimal operational performance.

Key responsibilities Reporting, Analysis & performance management -

Ensure business area management receives accurate monthly financial results with concise action orientated commentary and analysis.

Responsible for ensuring business line accountability and ownership for delivery of profit plans through the provision of detailed expense reporting and analysis.

Responsible for leading preparation of analysis of revenue drivers including movements within subscription based revenue and professional service revenue backlog.

Partner with business to develop and implement reporting of operating metrics that drive financial performance e.g. consultant utilisation.

Responsible for reviewing and approving monthly financial results with accounting team to ensure revenue and expenses are correctly reported.

Prepare materials and analysis to central FP&A group for monthly/quarterly business operations meetings and to support monthly close process.