Head of Financial Planning & Analysis

Contract:
Permanent
Category:
Full Time
Job Sector:
Financial Services / Insurance
Region:
Unspecified
Location:
Bristol
Salary description:
Competitive
Posted:
03/10/2020
Start Date:
ASAP
Recruiter:
OVO Group
Job Ref:
963375282

We're looking for a candidate to fill this position in an exciting company.
* Establishing and maintaining a structured financial forecasting function, with responsibility for all Retail functions of OVO including OVO Energy and SSE Retail
* Partnering the leadership team to optimise the financial outlook process as we progress through the current group wide integration. This will include working closely with the integration management office to interpret the financial impact of the integration directives, and provide real-time analysis on optimum strategy
* Maintaining a robust forecasting process across the Group, identifying issues and opportunities and ensuring that the business has plans in place to address them
* Coordinating inputs from business partners across the group to arrive at the 'one source of the truth' for the Board's view of forecast performance
* Owning the annual budget, three year plan, and monthly financial reforecasts; including ownership of the Group consolidated financial model
* Supervising and managing the One Finance FP&A team to provide forecasting & planning support across the business, between 5-10 heads
* Taking an active role in supporting the CFO and Deputy CFO in special projects and preparation of insight pieces & analysis
* Being an active member of the capital allocation team
* A Chartered Accountancy qualification with several years post qualified experience
* Strong commercial acumen, willing and able to challenge accepted practices and processes
* Track record of influencing decision making within a business and improving performance with a substantial positive impact on value, with the ability to present at ExCo or Board level
* Strong analytical skills; able to understand complex performance issues' able to advise and prioritise action plans to resolve
* Comfortable working in a rapidly changing environment and who is comfortable proposing, justifying, initiating, and implementing change
* An excellent project manager as well as a creative thinker. This is a role that calls for both a starter and a coordinator
* Experience working with ERP systems, preferably Workday (ideal but not essential)
* Strong experience of cash flow management
* Experience of managing financial Analysts, with a strong focus on data-led decision making

Company Description

Closing Date:
31/10/2020

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