Interim Consultant / Head of FP&A

5 days left

Recruiter
Equity FC
Location
London / hybrid
Salary
c. £90 – 100k FTC 6 months, extensions possible
Posted
12 Jun 2024
Closes
19 Jun 2024
Ref
JOW298
Experience Levels
Qualified Accountant
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time

Our client is a leading PE backed professional services consultancy group.  They have grown both organically and via a number of acquisitions and are highly profitable, as such the decision has been made to embark on an exit.  The CFO has a talented finance team and a newly created requirement for an FP&A lead to support the business and planned exit.  Whilst this would be a permanent requirement, due to the planned transaction, they are looking to hire on an interim basis - with the intention it would become permanent should the situation allow. 

 

Responsibilities include:

  • Lead the FP&A function, overseeing budgeting, forecasting and variance analysis to support strategic decision making and drive business performance
  • Manage and develop the budgeting process for P&L, balance sheet and cashflow
  • Prepare and present financial reports, highlighting key trends, opportunities and risks to senior management and investors
  • Strategic Decision Support: Collaborate with cross-functional teams to provide financial guidance and analysis
  • Business Partnering: Partner with department heads and business leaders to understand their financial needs, provide insightful analysis, and support decision-making.
  • Preparation of monthly board packs and KPIs
  • Production of information required by the investor as part of their portfolio reporting obligations
  • Ad hoc projects and supporting data requests and DD requirements
  • There is a short term need to support the current audit, particularly key given the planned transaction to ensure all audit points are addressed

 

Key requirements for the role:

  • Graduate level education with demonstrable academic success 
  • Professionally qualified UK Accountant (ACA/CIMA/ACCA)
  • FP&A management experience
  • Ideally professional services experience, in particular time sheets & billing
  • Commercially driven utilises technical, personal and organisational skills to manage costs, revenue, and profit.
  • Strong business acumen – able to assess potential opportunities and risks.
  • Engaging and confident, able to build and maintain relationships with C-suite and department heads.

 

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