Head of Group FP&A

Axon Moore are partnering with an international and highly acquisitive retailer in the North West who are looking for a new Head of Group FP&A. This is an exciting opportunity to join a business that has gone through more recent international growth and to play a big part in future commercial plans of the group. This instantly recognised company has created this role to focus on will lead, develop and evolve the Group FP&A function and strategically help drive the way that FP&A operates within the business.
The role will include:

• To lead the Group budget process and medium-term forecast including a hands on role in setting and monitoring divisional budgets and forecasts and consolidation into the overall corporate budget
• Create, update, and maintain financial models, long term forecasts and scenario planning to support strategic decision making
• Develop and implement fit for purpose forecasting and reforecasting processes, systems and controls (with CIO and other appropriate personnel)
• Assist the treasury team with cash flow forecasting
• Capital and project investment analysis and reviews, business case development and monitoring, working collaboratively with the Head of M&A and Divisional/Operational Heads
• Working with the treasury team to determine the Group’s capital allocation plan
• Together with the Head of Group Commercial Finance, develop weekly and monthly Business Performance Management insights and budget variance reporting, incorporating actuals from management reporting and insightful analysis of performance, risks and opportunities
• Development and preparation of Board reporting with analysis and commentary on both financial and non-financial measures
• Analysis of published competitor performance data
• Support the Group Executive team with special Projects and ad hoc analysis to support investments, M&A and capital raising projects as assigned
• Develop and maintain strong and effective working relationships with the Group finance team, international FP&A teams and divisional finance teams so as to support relevant information sharing and consistent good practice
• Management, development and mentoring of the Group FP&A team

You will be a fully qualified ACA accountant with a either a FP&A or CF/TS background and have worked within a fast-paced environment. You will need to have strong academics, excellent commercial experience and have exposure working within a high calibre team. This will be a significant role within then group with lots of change and challenges and be a part of an exciting journey within a very fast environment.

Salary is £95k - £110k + bonus + benefits

For further details please contact Perran Cooke at Axon Moore

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