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Deputy Head of Group FP&A (Fixed-term Contract / Secondment - 6 months)

London, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
May 26, 2024

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Job Role
Financial Planning & Analysis
Contract Type
Full Time
Company Description

At Informa, no two days and no two people are the same, and you'll find the freedom, opportunity, and support of a fantastic community to make a real impact.

We’re an international business that connects specialists with knowledge, helping them to learn more, know more and do more through live and on demand events, digital and data-driven services, and academic research.

We are home to over 10,000 colleagues across 30 countries and are a member of the UK’s FTSE 100 group of leading public companies.

In Global Support, we provide expert guidance and hands-on support to the Informa Group and Informa’s many business teams. Across tech, finance, legal, corporate development, HR, communications, operations, and many other areas, we work collaboratively and flexibly to help our brands serve their customers and help the company succeed.

Job Description

Key Responsibilities
  • Manage the review and challenge of budgets, forecasts, and long-term plans.
  • Lead the coordination and consolidation of reporting across Group FP&A, delivering reporting for Executive team, Board, and wider management.
  • Monitoring performance, KPIs, risks, and opportunities within the business. Provide insightful commercial understanding to the financial results to enable decision making.
  • Drive continuous improvement initiatives to enhance financial analysis, systems, and reporting.
  • Establish effective working relationships across the business and senior management team.
  • Support investor relations in the analysis of financial information for external market announcements.
  • Support scenario planning, including the impact of M&A
  • Deputise for Head of Group FP&A as required and contribute to the development of the wider FP&A team through coaching and mentoring.

Skills & Abilities
  • Previous experience working at a senior level within FP&A at a large/listed organisation
  • Strong influencing skills, including the ability to communicate complex financial technical matters to non-technical people
  • Thrives in a fast-paced environment and produces quality outputs to tight deadlines
  • Proven record of managing a team

Professional Qualifications
  • Recognised professional accounting qualification (e.g. ACA, ACCA or CIMA)

  • Trained at a top tier accounting firm
  • Experience in large FTSE listed environment

Additional information

We work hard to make sure Life at Informa is rewarding, supportive and enjoyable for everyone. Here’s some of what you can expect when you join us. But don’t just take our word for it - see what our colleagues have to say at

Our benefits include:
  • Freedom & flexibility: colleagues rate us highly for the flexibility and trust they receive and most of us balance time in the office with time working remotely.
  • Great community: a welcoming culture with in-person and online social events, our fantastic Walk the World charity day and active diversity and inclusion networks.
  • Broader impact: take up to four days per year to volunteer, with charity match funding available too.
  • Career opportunity: the opportunity to develop your career with bespoke training and learning, mentoring platforms, and on-demand access to thousands of courses on LinkedIn Learning. When it’s time for the next step, we encourage and support internal job moves.
  • Time out: 25 days annual leave, rising to 27 days after two years, plus a birthday leave day and the chance to work from (almost!) anywhere for up to four weeks a year.
  • A flexible range of personal benefits to choose from, plus company funded private medical cover.
  • A ShareMatch scheme that allows you to become an Informa shareholder with free matching shares.
  • Strong wellbeing support through EAP assistance, mental health first aiders, a healthy living subsidy, access to health apps and more.
  • Recognition for great work, with global awards and kudos programmes.
  • As an international company, the chance to collaborate with teams around the world.

We’re not solely focused on a checklist of skills. We champion energy and ambition and look for colleagues who will roll their sleeves up, join in and help make things happen. If it sounds like a match and you have most - although not all - of the skills and experience listed, we welcome your application.

At Informa, you'll find inclusive experiences and environments where all perspectives and backgrounds are welcomed. As part of this approach and our diversity and inclusion commitments, we are also formally an Equal Opportunities Employer. This means we base decisions on relevant qualifications and merit and do not discriminate on the basis of key characteristics and statuses, including all of those protected by law. Ask us or see our website for full information.

Check out some of our Corporate Videos below to find out more about Informa:
  • Life at Informa:
  • Informa overview:
  • Diversity & Inclusion at Informa:
  • Colleague networks:
  • Walk the World:
  • GAP 2:

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