Director, Transformation, Group FP&A

City of London
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21 days ago

Director, Transformation and Group FP&A

Duration: 12 Months

Pay: £700 - £800 day Inside IR35 Umbrella

Location: London - 2-3 days a week in the office

The Role

The role is the key lead in the Group FP&A Transformation team, which is a newly created team under the Group FP&A organization. The role will be responsible for driving the evolution of FP&A at a Group level and across the organization, leading change initiatives and driving adoption. This is a Director role, reporting to the Head of Corporate FP&A Transformation in the Group FP&A team.

The role involves collaborating with leadership teams to define FP&A strategy and the future path for reporting, planning and analytics. The successful candidate should have proven ability to work in a dynamic, fast paced environment, working with others across Finance and Strategy to build productive and collaborative relationships focused on driving change.

Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities

Drive new FP&A initiatives through effective partnerships

  • Own and manage the design and implementation of key FP&A initiatives, linked to the Finance Strategic Objectives, including centralised reporting, KPI dashboarding and driver based forecasting / scenario modelling
  • Collaborate with Core FP&A and the divisional/functional FP&A teams with the design, implementation and adoption of FP&A transformation projects, and embed into the BAU operating rhythms of FP&A
  • Partner with the Centre of Excellence on reporting and forecasting process design to drive the FP&A evolution
  • Proactively identify opportunities for continuous improvement across FP&A, and drive process improvement across FP&A to streamline and optimise activity

Key Relationships

  • Divisional and functional FP&A leads, CoE, Group FP&A Core team, Strategy

Technical/Professional Skills & Competencies

  • Excellent communication skills, able to articulate the benefits and bring people onboard with new ideas. Strong listening skills to understand and absorb the current state, to inform the future direction
  • Strategic and creative thinking to assess opportunities for improvement and to target at the most impactful areas
  • Strong sense of process ownership with excellent organisational skills to manage multiple projects with competing deadlines
  • Excellent collaboration skills to partner effectively with various teams and across functions of the business (Finance and Non-finance)
  • Experience in leading change and driving user adoption of new processes / approaches
  • Expert level with MS Office (Excel and PowerPoint), with strong proficiency in modelling a plus

Education / Certifications:

  • Professional Finance Qualification - e.g. MBA/CIMA/ACCA or equivalent

If this role is of interest, please submit your CV for review.

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