Head of FP&A

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Location
Lakeside, Portsmouth
Department
Finance
About The Role

Head of FP&A

Checkatrade - the trusted foundation of every home 

Excited by growth? Passion for Financial Planning?

We have an exciting opportunity for an ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified Head of Financial Planning & Analysis to join us. You’ll work closely with the business leaders to deliver on our mission to become ‘The trusted foundation of every home’. We are at an exciting point of reset - a new leadership team on board, a roadmap for success and committed investors. Sound good? This is a role with a direct impact on our bottom line, future ambitions, and innovations. We are not here to settle for a status quo. Instead, we are here to challenge it, to evolve, to innovate, and to grow. We are here to be the best at what we do, and to inspire others to do the same too. Fast paced?  Rich in ideas? Inspirational in your leadership style? If this sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you!

Location: Portsmouth, Hampshire. Hybrid working applies with 3 days in the office minimum.

Where do you fit in?

Reporting to the Director of Corporate Finance you’ll ensure we achieve our goal of being a £400m multi-dimensional revenue business by CY28. Whilst having 2 direct reports, your team plays the leading role in the annual budget process, rolling monthly forecasts and holding the business to account to ensure business & financial objectives are being met. The FP&A team also support the Executive Leadership Team in long term strategic planning and decision making. You’ll manage the annual budget process, ensuring close, collaborative input from all relevant departmental heads. You’ll manage the monthly variance analysis and monthly rolling re-forecasting process, with as much automation as possible. You’ll design success factors against which proposed changes can be measured and model out potential strategies to develop the business. This certainly is a varied FP&A role with responsibilities across the day and specific projects. No two days will be the same and you will have a genuine scope and accountability to influence decision making.

What’s in it for you?

  • A generational opportunity to join a modern marketplace business with impressive growth plans. We are looking to more than quadruple our revenue over the coming years! You could be part of this!
  • An opportunity to work with top notch business leaders across technology, commerce, marketing, product and more!
  • An excellent salary and benefits package including car allowance, up to 20% annual bonus, private medical, EV Salary sacrifice scheme plus much more.
  • This will be a career building opportunity!
  • An exciting journey ahead .

 We are an equal opportunities employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

 What do you need to succeed?

  • A qualified Accountant, ACA, ACCA or CIMA
  • Extensive experience post PQE ideally from a big four or previous marketplace experience would be ideal!
  • Strong Commercial background with expertise in Financial Modelling.
  • Sound leadership and management skills and a track record of building capability across a team and the wider business.
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About Us

We believe in the power of homes to improve lives, support livelihoods, and build communities. That’s why our mission is to be the trusted foundation of every home by connecting people with the trades and tools to make home improvements easy. 

Established in 1998, we’ve built a UK leading brand, expanded our trade base, and seen record levels of consumer demand – but this is just a start!  We are excited about the unique opportunity ahead of us to deliver unparalleled growth while strengthening our position as a UK leading marketplace for home improvements and repairs.  

Our values are who we are and what we do. As a collective we are all in and moving at pace. We have a bias for action and are always customer obsessed. We are innately ambitious and think big and bold. And we always do the right thing by our customers and our team.

So, if you want to be part of a forward-thinking, values driven business that is truly going places - then maybe this is the place for you?  

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