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Head of UK FP&A

Date: Nov 9, 2022

Location: Sheffield, GB, S13 9WH

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 Head of UK FP&A 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.




  • Lead production of FP&A reports and data analytics weekly, monthly & quarterly as required e.g. daily sales, order book / backlog analysis, product, market, customer and geographic analysis etc

  • Co-ordinate compilation and prepare succinct and clear presentations of actual results, your Monthly Operating Report, Budget, Forecast and the 3 year strategic plan, focusing on P&L, Cash Flow, Balance Sheet, Capex and relevant commentary thereon

  • Take ownership of performance analysis, highlighting trends vs. plan, prior year and forecast with reference to future actions to be taken

  • Lead harmonisation and standardisation reporting in accordance with JW Europe financials process / standards - vs prior year, plan & forecast across all entities within the country e.g. price, mix, productivity, inflation, new product sales

  • Provide direction/insight from data analytics to support challenge to country management team on assumptions and rationale behind plans/forecasts, to ensure robust and achievable targets

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

  • Oversight of key commercial and operational projects - creation of and measurement against business cases (CERF’s)



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
  • Ability to challenge the status quo and facilitate a continuous improvement culture underpinned by excellent service provision.
  • 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,



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