Head of FP&A Manager

Interim management

Pictogramme entreprise

Sector of activity

Industrial activities

Type of company


Sector of activity

Worldwide scope

Pictrogramme travail

Country, city

Based in Paris region

Type of assignment

Interim management


Direct report to the EVP Finance


Our client is currently developing its Financial corporate organisation and engaged in recruiting his/her future Head of Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) manager (M/W).

This position being a key role within the Group financial organisation, directly reporting to the EVP Finance, we are looking for experienced interim managers with similar senior responsibilities in a large & matrix international organization.


Activities within 3 business regions: Europe Middle East Africa (EMEA), Americas, Asia Pacific Countries (APAC)

Annual turnover in range of 1-2 b€

Industrial footprint within all 3 regions

BtoB activities, delivering products & solutions for key industries such as Chemical, Energy & Environment, Building, Automotive, Life Science and many other.


Direct report to the EVP Finance

Managing a global team of around 40-50 FTE

With senior direct reports within the 3 business Regions

Within this executive interim management mission, you will be acting Head of FP&A Manager (M/W) to lead the following activities:

Drive the Group performance through executive management reporting

· Provide senior financial advice to the executive leadership team

· Monitor the production at Group level of key reporting, budgets, and forecasts

Own the global FP&A processes and manage the end-to-end financial plans

· Lead the monthly reporting, forecasting and variance analysis

· Responsible for ad-hoc analysis and for tracking common & standardized KPI’s

Maintain & develop the Group financial model to support key business decisions

· Supervise financial modelling within the 3 business regions

· Perform various strategic scenarios to inform Group senior decision makers

Lead and develop the financial planning community within the Group

· Provide leadership and set clear goals to the FP&A function

· Manage talent development and enable better team performance

Support critical business decision making with forward looking analysis

· Perform profitability analysis in Opex, Capex and key business segments

· Provide productivity benchmark across sites, countries to identify key challenges

· Fostering a positive dynamic within municipal teams.



  • Master’s degree level in Finance, Financial Accounting or related field
  • At least 15 years of relevant experience, preferably within the Industry
  • Strong understanding in financial analysis techniques, standard costing, budgeting
  • Knowledge in Oracle EPM, SAP or other key ERP financial system

Key skills

  • English: advanced, fluent verbally and in writing
  • Global experience in matrix organisations at worldwide levels
  • Team leader with strong business credibility