Head of Financial Planning and Analysis

England, West Sussex, Crawley
£70000 - £75000 per annum + + package
14 Sep 2021
21 Sep 2021
JN -092021-3570949
Sally Wilson
Experience Levels
Qualified Accountant
Contract Type
Full Time

A newly created Head of FP&A position based at the UK Head office of a fast paced, global PLC. Looking for someone who knows what good looks like and can lead and develop this finance team to be a true partner to the business.

Client Details

Are you looking for an opportunity to lead and develop a new FP&A function to be a world standard team? Do you enjoy getting out into the organisation to understand what the business leaders need from their finance function? Are you an experienced and passionate leader looking to grow and nurture a team? Then read on....


Working as part of the global leadership team the Head of Financial Planning and Analysis will be tasked with developing the newly created FP&A function to improve the impact, and understanding, of financial reporting on business performance.

By getting out into the business you will deliver insight and provide analysis and financial reports that link to business strategies and drive performance.

You will take a lead on the development and management of the annual and monthly forecasts and budgeting process. Working with business managers you will perform variance analysis and work with them to make improvements.

As this organisation strives to be the best it can be you will work with the leadership team on continuous improvement projects. This may include projects related to documenting processes, improving the quality of reports and performance improvement.


The successful candidate will be a qualified accountant with experience of working in leadership capacity in a commercially focused position.

They will have exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal and a passion for business partnering.

They will be a team player and a natural leader of people that is driven by the success of their team.

Strong commercial skills are a must for this role and prior experience of Analysis, Budgeting, Forecasting and Business Partnering.

Open to travelling to the Crawley area 2-3 days per week.

Job Offer

An opportunity to join a global business in a leadership capacity.

A market leading salary and benefits package

Flexible working with potentially some international travel as the world reopens