Head of Financial Planning & Analysis

Are you looking to work in the Senior Leadership Team across a medium-large sized finance team?

Does analysing, developing and implementing new processes across a large and complex finance function appeal to you?

Would leading a team and working as a critical influence across senior stakeholders interest you?


The role

This Head of Financial Planning and Analysis vacancy is an influential and strategically focussed role, working in a large and complex, commercially aware charity and will lead and implement effective change processes across the team.

The key responsibilities are:

  • Lead on the budgeting process whilst developing strong forecasting and providing financial advice to help decision making for stakeholders
  • Advise the rest of the senior leadership team across finance on long-term operational plans and use business insight to facilitate policies to be carried out successfully
  • Manage a team of qualified accountants and provide professional development opportunities across financial analysis, control and reporting for them
  • Identify trends to improve informed decision making as well as monitoring levels of risk with this
  • Ensure business reporting is accurate, relevant and easy to understand for non-finance staff

The candidate

  • A fully qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA, CIPFA)
  • Significant experience of working in a large and complex organisation at a senior level of management
  • Experience of achieving financial targets and overseeing large scale budgets
  • Experience of managing a team and providing opportunity for growth and development
  • Recognised experience in using analysis and understanding to provide accurate information to improve decision making
  • An excelent communicator who has a commercially aware approach to strategic thinking

Applications are being reviewed daily so don’t delay in applying

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