Head of FP&A/Projects


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July 5, 2022
Job Type
£50000 - £60000 per annum
Start date
Contact Name
Darren Cadman
Contact Email


Company Details & Job Overview:
US Owned, with a heritage firmly established in the UK, this global services partner are in a period of transformation and high growth. As the sector continues to thrive, and the leadership team deliver bigger and better things each year, they are hiring for a project/FP&A Lead to head up the department supporting the commercial decision making process. Having recently secured a number of high profile contracts, across the UK, they operate independently and continue to work across a multi-site set-up across the UK.

The business are seen as a global employer of choice, with a focus on development of staff who value each member of the team. This role comes with a competitive salary and package with a hybrid working model, flexibility, and enhanced benefits, this is an exciting time to join the business to be part of the future success of the business.

Enhanced Benefits:
Car Allowance
Hybrid Working

Your New Role As Head of FP&A/Projects:
Based in Warrington, this position will lead a small team to add commercial value to the decision making process of a multi-site operation. Leading on projects across the business you shall manage the relationships across many complicated and detailed contracts whilst ensuring the production of analysis is provided across all areas of the business. You shall be responsible for the production of monthly forecasts, the budget setting process and analysis of actuals.

Responsibilities will include:
• Take the lead across multiple projects of a financial nature within the group
• Budget and forecast management
• Reporting and analysis across various contracts, providing support and commentary to guide decision making
• Analyse current and past trends and variance analysis on key performance indicators
• Support and analyse monthly financials, alongside the Financial Controller to ensure the smooth and timely production of month-end accounting
• Partner with the commercial heads and operational model of the business to assist and monitor the forecasting process
• Assist in developing accurate and timely monthly forecasts, long term plans and budgets.
• Management and development of 2 staff in the department

Experience & Qualifications Required To Apply:
You shall be a qualified (ACA, ACCA or CIMA) accountant with a minimum of 3 years experience in a similar role. A strong communicator with a proven track record of effective collaborative working, you shall have the confidence and technical ability to provide detailed analysis of financial data and the ability to influence while assisting others understand and digest the numbers. You shall have already operated in an FP&A position and have strong excel skills. With staff management experience and the aptitude to instigate and drive change, you shall also be prepared to question the current ways of working to enhance process and procedure.

Salary & Reward On Offer:
This is an exceptional opportunity to join an international, successful business in a period of exponential growth. The senior leadership team are offering the guidance and support to integrate you in the business, on from this you will be presented with the opportunity to thrive and develop in a role to add value across the UK. With an enhanced benefits package, competitive salary and the opportunity t work on a hybrid arrangement, there is also scope to progress in your career .

This role is being handled by Darren Cadman – Kenton Black Finance

Kenton Black Finance operate across the UK as a market leading recruitment partner, specialising in the attraction of finance talent across both permanent and interim requirements. With a team of dedicated experts, each with longevity operating in the finance arena, we maintain a proven track record and have established partnerships with businesses both large, small and those in their infancy. Market leaders, we provide recruitment solutions from entry level finance to directorship professionals. Operating from local offices in Preston, Manchester, Leeds, Liverpool, Birmingham and Glasgow, Kenton Black Finance remain a dynamic and effective recruitment partner who represent and attract only the finest finance talent in the local area and across the UK.

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