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Head of Financial Planning & Analysis

Finance, London, Full Time

Job Description

At Reward Gateway, we’re driven by our culture, our clients and our mission to “make the world a better place to work.” Since 2006, we’ve been right by the side of the world’s most innovative companies and HR leaders, giving them the tools they need to overcome challenges and to connect with their people through our products and solutions. We have 400+ passionate employees in four different countries, and we’re constantly growing. A PE backed fast growth business, our industry is HR technology, and our objective is to increase employee engagement.

Your role in our Mission
Our mission is to make the world a better place to work and to achieve this mission we need you to lead and grow the FP&A function. The primary goal of your FP&A team is to perform accurate and timely financial analysis to help the business make informed decisions. This role would suit an existing FP&A Manager looking to make that first step into a Head of FP&A position or someone who has been a Head of FP&A but wants to push their boundaries by joining a fast growing PE backed business.

Key Responsibilities

  • Own and lead the preparation of the annual Budget and periodic financial forecast modelling. 
  • Own the preparation and delivery of the monthly shareholder pack and commercial pack.
  • Lead the financial modelling and analysis relating to M&A activities. 
  • Business partner with each department to help them track their performance against the Budget. 
  • Develop and maintain the KPI dashboards that contain key commercial and operating data. 
  • Model annual and long-term strategic plans by analysing current and past trends in KPIs.
  • Identify growth drivers and efficiency improvement opportunities, and present recommendations to the Leadership Team.
  • Recommend financial actions by assessing options in relation to organization goals.
  • Prepare financial reports by collecting, formatting, analyzing, and explaining information.
  • Produce and deliver high level analysis to the Leadership team.
  • Assist the CFO on ad-hoc projects.


  • Accounting qualification (ACCA, ACA, CIMA and their equivalents).
  • Ability to demonstrate best practice FP&A role and to coach the team to deliver the same high quality planning and analysis.
  • Ability to handle complexity - experience of building new reporting and data modelling from scratch.
  • Prior experience of guiding, coaching and managing team members within different time zones. 
  • Good command of Tableau and/or other analytics tools.
  • Prior experience in a high growth environment across global locations and working with global stakeholders.
  • Experience of going through a PE/Trade sale process is a big plus.
  • Have a pro-active and confident approach. Excellent attention to detail who is organised and works in a structured manner.
  • Good commercial awareness, communication skills and the ability to convey financial information to audiences of all levels.

The interview process

  • Telephone call with a member of the Talent Acquisition Team.
  • Video interview with the Group Head of FP&A and Finance Operations (you will be replacing this person) and the Group Financial Controller.
  • Video interview and presentation of assessment task with the CFO. 

Be comfortable. Be you.
At Reward Gateway, we want all of our employees to feel comfortable bringing their passion, creativity and individuality to work. We value all cultures, backgrounds and experiences, as we truly believe that diversity drives innovation. Express yourself, join our community and help us Make the World a Better Place to Work.

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