Pro Finance

Interim Head of Finance

Pro Finance
England, London
Up to £650 per day
15 Oct 2018
14 Nov 2018
Matt Davidson
Job Role
Head of Finance
Qualification Level
Fully qualified
Professional Membership
Seniority Level
Head Of
Contract Type

Interim Head of Finance: £650 per day Umbrella or Ltd Co. (IR35)

For a large international organisation, we're recruiting an Interim Head of Finance for 9 months. Reporting to the Director of Finance with a strong dotted line to the Service Director, the Interim Head of Finance is a leadership role with management of all strategic and operational finance for a Global business unit of £700M. Managing a team of 5, the Head of Finance will roll out change, deliver the 2019/20 budget and Q3 forecast, implement a stepped change in forecast quality, lead on 3-5 year planning and close year-end.

Main Duties:
  • Leading, motivating and managing a team of 5 senior finance professionals to build close business partnering relationships
  • Lead all Global planning and forecasting processes including product costing "what if" financial modelling and other analysis
  • Rolling out and implementing change and transformation to reporting processes globally
  • Leading and delivering on the 2019/20 budget and Quarter 3 forecast
  • Analysing and subsequently implementing a stepped improvement in forecast activity
  • Lead on the 3 - 5-year planning in the Global and Regional business units
  • Global leadership in the development and delivery of in-year targets
  • Implementation and delivery of 5-year strategy aligned to regional and global strategy
  • Develop leaner and effective financial planning, monitoring and forecasting
  • Align KPI performance management reporting with strategy
  • Monitor current and future financial investments
  • Implementation of fit for purpose MI

Person Specification:
  • CCAB experienced with proven experience of financial leadership and managing a large team
  • Proven experience of operating in international and multi-cultural organisations
  • Development and optimisation of SAP accounting and planning applications
  • FP&A including MI reporting
  • Appraisal of investment projects
  • Leadership of change projects and initiatives
  • Shared Service Operations
  • New Product Development
  • Strong commercial finance experience gained in an organisation undergoing change and driving for growth

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