Interim Head of Financial Planning and Analysis

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FRS have been enlisted to assist a dynamic high growth £200m T/O, PE backed business operating within the Engineering and Automotive to assist in the recruitment of an Interim Head of FP&A

Due to the multisite, national presence of this business this role is largely remote leaving open to a UK wide search with candidates needing to attending meetings in London or Birmingham on occasions.

This position will be joining the business at a key stage of both improvement and growth via M&A and therefore offers excellent exposure both across BAU and projects

Working closely with the Director of FP&A, Group CFO and External Investors with the primary focus to provided Exec and Investors with better visibility into business performance
Overhauled FP&A and commercial finance processes that enabled greater financial management, control of costs and working capital
• Work with the Director of FP&A and wider finance team to review and enhance a budget & forecasting process.
• Creation of forecasting tools with basic data inputs and improved management insight
• Develop business KPIs to focus the leadership team on key measure to drive the business performance
• Assist with the implementation of fit for purpose analysis & MI Tools to enable improved insight alongside use of Netsuite
• Produce and present monthly and quarterly forecast, creating and managing a 5 year business plan, managing a business profit protection plan for the coming years.
• Enhance perception of finance with a focus on business partnering with key stakeholders to improve understanding and drive improvement.
• Play a key role in the companies ongoing M&A Activity – Financial Modelling, Due Diligence & Integrations

The ideal candidate will be formally qualified (ACA / ACCA / CIMA) and have at least 3-5 years previous experience gained operating with FP&A / Commercial Finance
Alongside BAU duties candidates will ideally have a demonstrated track record to taking a business on a journey delivering improvements to MI / Insight / KPI’s improving and implementation of Analysis Tool.
Previous experience of working within a demand PE / VC backed business desirable and previous experience of Net suite would also make the integration much easier.

This position can be offered on either a FTC or Interim basis with a suggested day rate of around £400 to £600 pd