Head of FP&A | Private Equity Buy & Build | - St Albans | Zoek UK
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Head of FP&A | Private Equity Buy & Build | Technology Buy & Build | c.£100m t/o | Up to £120k + Bonus + Equity
St Albans, Hertfordshire, England
Permanent (Full time)
The Opportunity Finatal are retained on a search for a Group Head of FP&A on behalf of a rapidly growing and highly acquisitive, PE-backed, technology group. Reporting directly into the Group CEO/CFO, whilst maintaining a close working relationship with the private equity investors, the role holder will be instrumental in developing the analytical capabilities of the business in order to drive commercial decision making and value creation throughout the Group, as the business continues along its acquisition trail in pursuit of a sale/exit in 12-24 months. The Role Build a deep understanding of the commercial drivers behind the Group's performanceEngage with the business and the wider finance team to create best-in-class analysis/reporting and resulting Management Information, delivering meaningful insights to decision makersLead the Group budgeting, forecasting and long-term planning processesLead the preparation of monthly Group management reporting, ad hoc analyses and accompanying narrativeManage the central reporting and analysis teamActively participate in and drive various ad-hoc projectsHelp drive synergies, margin maximisation and stabilisation of revenue streams in a sector with a dynamic and evolving business modelSupport on M&A activity as required and help expedite the integration of acquisitionsAs the business approaches a sale, help investors maximise value on exit The Requirements Strong academics and 5+ year PQEExceptional analysis and report writing skillsStrong commercial instincts, with a proven track record of achievement in FP&A/Commercial rolesHighly effective and proactive communicator with the ability to build relationships, providing both support and constructive challengeTrack record of delivery against tight timeframes in a fast-paced environmentPrior M&A experience advantageousPrevious experience completing a PE cycle will be a distinct advantage This opportunity could provide the successful candidate with a compelling narrative to leverage into their first FD/CFO role in the near future.