Head of Finance Business Partnering

London, UK
£80000 - £85000/annum 15% bonus
27 Oct 2020
02 Nov 2020
Job role
Head of finance
Experience level
Head of Finance Business Partnering - Telco - London - £85,000 + 15% bonus

Cedar have been retained to find a Head of Finance Business Partnering for a well-known brand in the Telco sector, who have been heavily investing in their finance function following the appointment of a new Group CFO.

The business has been undergoing a finance transformation and a new Senior Leadership Team has been appointed by the new PE owners of this recently acquired business, with this new role being created to build and stabilise the newly restructured commercial finance team.

Reporting to the Group FP&A Director you will be managing the Commercial Finance team for the UK business, a team of 3. You will be the lead Finance Business Partner to key members of the C-suite (CTO, CCO, CFO) as well as the UK MD covering the full spectrum of commercial finance including business cases, KPI tracking etc.

You will be tasked with improving the use of some great new systems that have been / are being implemented, and also play a fundamental role in choosing and supporting the implementation of a new forecasting tool, such as Anaplan. There is a lot of work to be done, but you will have everything at your disposal to build a real value add commercial finance function with the full support of the CFO and the SLT.

Essential experience you will need to be considered for this role:

Qualified accountant with 5-10 years PQE
Recent management experience of teams of 2+ direct reports in an FP&A or Commercial Finance team.
Recent cross-functional business partnering experience up to C-Suite level
Experience in large international companies with multiple entities
Strong forecasting experience and technical knowledge around balance sheet, P&L and cash
Hands-on and willing to be fully immersed in driving process and systems improvements across the UK team and possibly group wide, with some proven experience in this area

Package breakdown:

Base salary up to £85,000
Bonus up to 15%
Pension 5% matched contribution
Life Cover
Annual Leave 25 days - increases to a maximum of 30 days with length of service

* NOTE: we are currently experiencing an incredibly high volume of applications, if you do not fit the essential criteria above then please think before applying, as this will only delay us reviewing the application of someone who is suitable for the role and might mean that they miss out on this fantastic career opportunity

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