F&A Manager

Financial | London, England, United Kingdom

Essential Functions

Collaborative Business Partner – Supports Operational Leadership and technology roadmaps  with: financial and local business environment insight; financial analysis; strategic and operational planning; growth initiatives; capital investment evaluation and related ROI analysis; cost saving initiatives; and other business planning and decisions. Helps align local decisions with overall business strategy.

  • Financial Planning & Analysis – Supports preparation of strategic and operational Plans;
  • Support OKR planning with financial insights, help align tactic planning with strategic company goals;
  • Investment evaluation and ROI analysis;
  • Perform ad hoc financial analysis;
  • Provide insights on possible ways to improve EBIT;
  • Interpret and communicate financial results;
  • Financial Controls – Assists in the development and implementation of Financial policies and procedures related to purchasing, travel authorization & reimbursement, revenue recognition, conducts periodic reviews to ensure compliance with financial policies.

The ideal candidate will be a finance leader who is passionate about making a positive impact on the success of the business every day. We want a business partner who likes to operate both hands-on within the daily operation of the business, yet oriented at  the long-term course and business goals for the business.

Education/Experience

  • Degree in Finance, Accounting or Economics;
  •  10+ years of progressive experience including exposure in some of the following roles: Financial Planning and Analysis, Finance partnering, Operations Finance, within a larger SAAS company with a strong focus on product;
  • ERP experience (Netsuite would make best fit) and experience with multiple finance tools (planning; analysis; P2P related, etc.);
  • BI tools experience. 

Competencies and personality: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Have entrepreneurial mindset;
  • Have a track record of driving key decisions through facts, data, insights and solutions;
  • Excellent analytical, strategic thinking and business collaboration skills;
  • Expert technology skills including excel, extracting data from systems, and the ability to navigate through an ERP and EPM/Planning systems;
  • Have a track record of leading complex financial processes and projects;
  • Excellent team player, collaborating cross functionally and with individuals from different backgrounds and with different levels of experience;
  • Strong oral, written, and presentation skills to deliver effective, confident, and results-oriented communications and presentations;
  • Ability to teach, train and coach non-financial staff in financial concepts to improve overall business efficiencies;
  • Focus on driving results and growing business opportunities;
  • Flexibility to adapt when needed;
  • Seeks out projects that are complex and require creative solutions.