Partner Financial are working on behalf of a Media/TV group to identify their next FP&A Director. The organisation has gone through a strong period of growth since inception and have ambitious expansion plans for the next 3-5 years. Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer the FP&A Director will take ownership for the development of a best in class FP&A function and all areas of strategic planning, investment appraisals and key partner negotiations. The position will have a great deal of exposure to the private equity backers and will be responsible for updating them regularly on business performance, presenting investment cases and working on potential acquisitions. Responsibilities will include: Playing a key role in shaping and developing the FP&A functionEstablishing a financial plan to meet the needs of the business including the design, implementations and delivery of business models. Quantifying the financial implications of project and business plans, taking responsibility for potential synergies across the groupOwning and managing the budgeting processAdvising the CFO and the Board with regard to business and financial strategies, maximising shareholder valueCreating, presenting tailored presentations and articulating business numbers to Banks, Investors and Clients with assured confidenceDue diligence of potential investment and international expansion opportunitiesMonitoring overall and specific production performance against budget: analyse, report and act to correct variances The successful candidate will be able to operate at speed, be a down to earth leader, a good communicator, and demonstrate credibility and gravitas at Board Level. You will have previously built a best in class FP&A function and be experienced at presenting key financial information and performance to Senior Management. Candidate Profile: Professionally qualified ACA/ACCA/CIMA/MBAMedia/TV backgroundStrong modelling skillsStrong exposure within a high growth or private equity environmentM&A, deal structuring or financial exit experienceExperience preparing and presenting investment casesExcellent budgeting and planning skills I will be contacting candidates with the closest match to the client's selection criteria within ten days of application to arrange an initial meeting. If you have not heard from me within these timescales, thank you for your interest but please consider your application unsuccessful on this occasion.