Director of FP&A

Job title : Director of FP&A
Location : London
Job-type : Permanent
Contact : Ben Smith
Call : Ben
Email : email Ben
Reference : 851916

Altus Partners are delighted to be partnered with a leading Mid-Market Private Equity firm to lead the search for a Director of FP&A for a high-growth European SaaS asset. The organisation has experienced exponential organic growth with successful entry into multiple international markets and is highly acquisitive with multiple strategic additions executed in the last two years. They are now seeking a Director of FP&A to join their best-in-class leadership team and support the Group CFO on all strategic/commercial finance matters. The Director of FP&A will upstream the finance dialogue and data presentation to the investors, along with managing the commercial finance team. This is a key hire and will suit an FP&A/Commercial Finance leader with a strong understanding of SaaS metrics, along with Private Equity exposure.

  • Leadership and development of the international FP&A function

  • Lead on all data presentation and commercial insight

  • Support the business planning cycle, to ensure alignment of forecasting and budgeting with a longer-term strategic plan

  • Ownership of the financial components of vendor diligence processes to support corporate transactions

  • Analysis and insight into all aspects of business performance  

  • Interaction with the broader finance team to interpret a complex range of data points

  • Concise and impactful presentation of Key Performance Indicators to the executive team, investors and lenders

  • Drive the appropriate data structures from corporate systems to support the analysis and modelling referred to above

  • Performing sensitivity analysis as required  

  • Modelling to assist with transaction/M&A activity 


  • Fully qualified ACA/ACCA/CIMA

  • Prior SaaS/ARR experience is highly beneficial

  • Exposure to a high growth technology led environment or established function

  • Private Equity experience is highly beneficial