FP&A Lead

Location: Hemel hempstead (Head Office)

Contract Type: Permanent

Closing Date: 30 April 2024

FP&A Lead

The Role

As The FP&A Lead, you will work in partnership with stakeholders across the business to provide the analysis and information necessary to support decision making and profitable growth with CAE.

The role would suit an ambitious qualified accountant with hands on PQE in a similar role, keen to develop their career in a highly growth driven, commercial environment.

What you will be doing?

  • Lead the production of timely, accurate, and comprehensive budgets and forecasts in partnership with budget holders and stakeholders across the business.
  • Utilise SAP Analytics Cloud for planning and to build reporting packs, including the Board Management Information pack, financial reporting and company KPIs ensuring accuracy and relevance.
  • Support the Finance Director in producing insightful analysis and commentary for monthly management reporting.
  • Utilise spreadsheet modelling for review and analysis of key spend areas and cash flow projections, to meet future investment planning requirements.
  • Maintain reporting restructures and cost centre mapping in line with selling and processing strategies and for accurate data analysis and KPIs. Regular review of spend and rebates, partnering with key stakeholders to ensure alignment with business objectives.
  • Actively encourage greater financial understanding across the business by carefully communicating financial information effectively to non-finance managers.
  • Use data to deliver insights into business performance, providing constructive challenge and present findings at all levels in the business including to senior management.
  • Work closely with data owners in other areas of the business to ensure reporting is robust and aligned
  • Maintain commercial awareness and understand key business drivers to support decisions in line with the company strategy.
  • By working as a trusted adviser, promote continuous improvement and cross functional synergies.
  • Assist with Ad hoc project work.

The above list is not exclusive or exhaustive and the post holder will be required to undertake such tasks as may reasonably be expected within the scope of the post.

What is needed?

  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills,
  • FP&A experience
  • Technology sector experience desirable
  • Confident and articulate
  • High performing individual with solid career progression
  • Logical and methodical with attention to detail
  • Advanced Excel and modelling skills essential, knowledge of data analytics tools desirable
  • ACCA, degree educated or equivalent

The Company

This is CAE - Our goal is to be recognised as the most trusted and valued IT infrastructure solutions provider, and be chosen by our customers, partners and everyone in the CAE family, because of our unique understanding, total commitment and positive engagement.

We get recognised in a number of different ways:

  • With a Glassdoor score of 4.1
  • Having ISO9001 and 27001 certifications
  • With multiple awards from manufacturers including Cisco and Dell Technologies
  • Being 3 star accredited with the Service Desk Institute
  • Within our industry with shortlists and wins from CRN
  • and every time we get an order from one of customers – recognising that we are their partner of choice whether they are in the Commercial, Public or not for profit sectors

It is our approach that sets us apart and our people that make us different #thisishowwedoit

What is next?

If successful, one of our dedicated recruitment team members will be in touch with you for a screening call. Please note, we will always endeavour to acknowledge every application we receive, however, due to the high volume of applications, we are unable to reply to every individual with specific feedback.


  • Bupa Cash Plan
  • Investors in Personal Development
  • Pension Scheme
  • Death in Service
  • Staff Referral Scheme
  • Discounted Private Medical Insurance
  • Tech Scheme
  • Will writing
  • Additional benefits: Shopping discounts, Length of service awards, BUPA anytime Healthline, Flu Vaccination Vouchers, Employee Recognition, Annual leave entitlements, Cycle to Work Scheme, Fresh Fruit

CAE Technology Services are an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to eliminating discrimination and encouraging diversity across our workforce. We aim to provide a fair and consistent job application process and to not discriminate on grounds of gender, marital status, sexual orientation, race, ethnic origin or disablement.

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