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Director of Group FP&A

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Robert Walters are working with a globally renowned content provider, who are looking to bring in a Director of Group FP&A for a hybrid role in London paying £110,000-£125,000. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone to have a real impact in post and to get involved with a fantastic number of projects.

Director of Group Financial Planning & Analysis

Salary: £110,000-£125,000 (+ bonus and benefits)

Location: London

We are thrilled to present a fantastic opportunity for an experienced professional to step into the role of Director of Group Financial Planning & Analysis. This position is based in the lively heart of London and offers the chance to be part of a global content producer and distributor, boasting over 100 production companies across over 15 territories. The successful candidate will have the privilege of collaborating with some of the most renowned global brands in the industry. This role requires robust analytical skills, a knack for challenging norms, and meticulous attention to detail. As the Director, you will provide a comprehensive perspective of the business from financial, strategic, and operational angles.

  • Leading central FP&A function for a major international content producer and distributor
  • Driving automation in FPA processes and introducing technological advances
  • Creating credible and trusted key stakeholder relationships

What you'll do:

As Director of Group Financial Planning & Analysis, you will play a pivotal role in shaping the financial future of our client's operations. You will lead the central FP&A function doing the following:

  • Lead the analysis, preparation and insights on consolidated UK plans Vs former plan comparatives, industry benchmarks and KPIs
  • Create and prepare a structured UK wide management information dashboard including KPI’s providing insights to drive business decision making forward
  • Review and challenge label and divisional quarterly forecasts, budgets and plans prepared by the business to drive a more strategic outcome
  • Feed into the end-to-end review, documentation, proposal and implementation of improved UK consolidated plan and management information processes
  • Track, present and communicate risks and opportunities in the UK scenario planning
  • Manage the preparation of UK Board papers and presentation packs to be presented to global group senior management
  • Detailed cashflow/NWC forecast, budget, long range plan and KPI variance analysis for various organisation scenarios
  • Ad hoc analysis based on queries received from global group finance team, senior UK finance team

What you bring:

The ideal candidate for the Director of Group Financial Planning & Analysis role will bring a wealth of industry knowledge with Media, a TV or Film background would be hugely beneficial when coupled with a solid technical understanding.

  • Expertise as a senior FP&A professional with strong industry knowledge (TV and Film is ideal)
  • Strong prioritisation and project management skills with proven track record of managing multiple work-streams to tight deadlines
  • Proven ability to identify and design KPI’s and embed in FPA processes
  • Excellent interpersonal skills both verbal and written - able to work with all levels of management within the UK and global group
  • Strong financial modelling experience coupled with advanced Excel (Vlookup, SUMIF, Macros and VBA), PowerPoint skills
  • Proven track record for driving process efficiencies and changes that increase robustness in reporting processes
  • Qualified accountant (ACCA, ACA, CIMA or equivalent)
  • Be a strong storyteller with non-finance individuals
  • PMI, SAP BFC and Power BI experience is advantageous

What's next:

Ready to elevate your career? Don't hesitate, apply now!

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Robert Walters Operations Limited is an employment business and employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Accountancy & Finance

Focus: CFO/Finance Director/Financial Controller

Industry: Accountancy

Salary: £110,000 - £125,000 per annum

Workplace Type: Hybrid

Experience Level: Director

Location: City of London

Job Reference: OEB9P7-81F6B2E8

Date posted: 20 June 2024

Consultant: Liam Stubbs

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