Head of Financial Planning & Analysis

£70,000 - £80,000

Derbyshire - Temporary

Posted: 1 month ago

Ref: D0013986



Do you thrive on being part of a dynamic leadership team responsible for delivering significant change in a market leading, globally recognised group of brands?


Do you have the first class leadership skills to motivate, inspire & develop a large team of qualified & part qualified accountants across a handful of production & distribution facilities?


A career defining role… this could be for the right candidate.



We’re working with a globally recognised business within the FMCG sector in their search to recruit a Head of Financial Planning & Analysis, a newly created role within the leadership structure of the UK business. Our client is a world leader in their field and operates to the highest standards from a range of state of the art facilities throughout the UK. They work closely with many major high profile FMCG brands, UK retailers and also provide a successful range of their own branded products, annual revenues for the UK business are in excess of £500m p.a. and with a clear strategic plan in place, significant investment planned, the future is really bright.


As Head of Financial Planning & Analysis, reporting into the UK Finance Director, you’ll be responsible for leading a commercial finance & business planning team that work closely with commercial & operations teams across the business in providing detailed analysis & sound insight into the performance of the UK business. You’ll also deputise for the UK FD where required. Responsibilities within the role will include the review of financial information at month end, leading on budgeting & forecasting activities for a range of areas & trading categories ensuring performance stays on track regards to the ongoing medium term strategic plan.




The successful candidate will be a qualified accountant (ACA / ACCA / CIMA) with prior demonstrable experience in financial leadership roles, likely within an FMCG / Manufacturing environment. You’ll have a deep grounding within management accounts and financial / business planning & controlling along with the personality to lead & motivate people. You’ll also have a proven track record of working closely with and influencing senior level stakeholders and will be passionate about your own ongoing personal & professional development.


For more information on this opportunity contact Alex Alcock or Arran Jaiswal.


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