Head of FP&A

Looking for a senior finance role within a highly regarded organisation? Are you a proven leader, confident managing a team as large as 15? Would you like to be in a role with a clear progression plan? Interested in having a highly supportive Finance Director as your Line Manager? If the answers are all yes, then please read on!

This permanent Head of FP&A is for a fantastic university based in west London and reports into the Director of Finance. This is a newly created role following a recent restructure and will focus on the leadership of the management accounting and research finance function.

Main responsibilities of the Head of FP&A will be:

  • Lead on process change and transformation.
  • Improve efficiencies and ensure the department is run in a collaborative way.
  • Carry out analysis of management information, suggesting areas for improvement.
  • Track KPI reporting and ensure relevant data is being recorded.
  • Manage three direct reports, with a wider team of over 15.
  • Assist the Finance Director in implementing ways of increasing the universities research grants.
  • Constantly review the management accounting function.

This university has ambitious growth plans, with a mission to increase their budget by over 25% in the next 2-3 years. This Head of FP&A will work closely with the Director of Finance to achieve this and offer vital strategic input. This Head of FP&A will be based in west London onsite at the university and brilliant employee benefits are on offer. This position could also be offered on a four day a week basis.

The successful candidate will:

  • Be a qualified accountant (ACA, CIMA, ACCA, CIPFA, or equivalent).
  • Have proven management experience.
  • Have proven management accounting experience.
  • Have excellent communication skills.

If you feel this post could be of interest to you then please do not delay in applying.

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