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UK Operations FP&A Lead

Date: Jun 17, 2022

Location: Solihull, GB, B91 2AA

Company: Jeld-Wen Inc.


JELD-WEN (NYSE:JELD), founded in 1960, is one of the world’s largest door and window manufacturers, with more than 22,000 employees operating in 24 countries globally. Headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, JELD-WEN designs, produces and distributes an extensive range of interior and exterior doors, wood, vinyl and aluminium windows and related products for use in the new construction and repair and remodelling of residential homes and non-residential buildings. 


Are you an experienced FP&A lead with a background in manufacturing? Are you looking for the next step in your career to move into a multisite role with direct reports? We are looking for a UK Ops FP&A Lead to join our well established FP&A function. You will be responsible for driving forward the operational activity of the country organization as business partner to the UK operations/support services leads, providing financial oversight & supporting key operational, business & strategic decisions.




· For UK, financially validating, reporting, forecasting & insight to operational & support services performance including (but not exclusive) spend analysis, productivity/sourcing savings, cost out actions, inventory & AP performance and roof top & make/buy projects.

· Provision of UK key operational and support services related KPI’s and analysis for pulse process, the Monthly Operating Report, Board packs and other reporting

· Overall responsibility for the plant/site FP&A teams for your country

· Add tangible country financial value through ownership of the annual budget, quarterly reforecasts and longer-term strategic planning

· Country Governance over operational related activities including CERFs & FP&A reporting deadlines

· Prepare succinct and clear presentations of Country pulse, MOR, budget, forecasts and the 3 year strategic plan for operational & support activities.

· Co-ordinate compilation for your country of the annual budget and quarterly re-forecast packs, and monthly actuals focusing on P&L, Cash Flow, Balance Sheet, Capex and relevant commentary thereon

· Translate financial and non-financial operational metrics into actionable operating plans to support key stakeholders in driving the business forward

· Develop, Coach & lead the plant FP&A team

· SAP / One Stream – Functional Super User (Data, Analysis, Reporting etc)


Background/ Experience required:


· Excellent business acumen and sound financial understanding of what underpins performance along with the ability to communicate numeric and financial information to non-Finance stakeholders

· Experience within a sizeable Manufacturing or Construction business

· Comfortable working with big data sets and translating results into meaningful analysis and incorporating into forecasts

· Advanced excel skill and experience and initiative in building robust financial models

· 3yr+ of mid management experience in a finance or accounting organization,

· Qualified (ACA/ACCA/CIMA)



JELD-WEN is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant for employment or employee on the basis of race, color, religious creed, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable discrimination laws.

Unless explicitly requested or approached by JELD-WEN, the company will not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies, or fee-based recruitment services