Head of Financial Planning and Analysis – Berlin – PE Backed Life Sciences

Job title : Head of Financial Planning and Analysis – Berlin – PE Backed Life Sciences
Location : Berlin
Contact : James Clow
Call : James
Email : email James
Reference : 1309818

Altus Partners are currently partnered with a market leading, large-cap private equity backed Healthcare & Life Sciences business headquartered in Berlin. The business is experiencing a period of aggressive international expansion, with plans for numerous high profile acquisitions over the next 18 months. They are now seeking a Head of Financial Planning and Analysis to provide key support to the CFO on crucial commercial projects, and have regular interaction with the private equity owners.

  • Manage and lead the FP&A team

  • Responsible for delivering weekly and monthly performance reporting

  • Prepare and present performance and budget reporting to the board and senior stakeholders

  • Present board information alongside the CFO to the PE owners

  • Drive continuous improvement of processes, implementation of automation initiatives, collaborating with technology teams

  • Develop the 5 year financial business plan with CFO

  • Lead the analytical review and insights into impacts of new regulatory developments and competitor analysis

  • Work closely with the investor relations team on understanding business performance

  • Assisting CFO in funding activities and due diligence

  • 5+ years’ experience in a similar role

  • University degree in Business, Economics or Accountancy preferred

  • German native speaker and fluent English language skills

  • Experience working in a PE backed environment desired

  • Strong business partnering skills

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills

  • You communicate easily with C-Level stakeholders