Head of Financial Planning & Analysis

London, England, United Kingdom · Finance expand job description ↓


This is an exciting opportunity for a Head of Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) to join the UK’s fastest growing company.

Bulb is an independent energy supplier that provides 100% renewable energy to homes and businesses across the UK. In 3 years, Bulb has reached over £1.2 billion in annualised revenue and supplies over 1.1 million members.

We have developed a unique model to deliver affordable renewable energy to homes and businesses while, at the same time, giving the best-rated customer service. We achieve this by hiring great people and giving them leverage with great technology.

We are the first and only UK energy supplier to achieve B Corp status. We believe people are ready for an energy company they can feel good about.

Bulb cares deeply about leading its industry to become a more inclusive and diverse place and we work hard to lead by example in this.

It’s an exciting time to join as we continue to grow at a rapid rate and expand internationally.

Key responsibilities

Budgeting and forecasting:

  • Development of Group five year financial budgets and forecasts
  • Development of international budgeting and forecasting models, and integration with Group models
  • Assist in evolving cash flow reporting and forecasting at group and subgroup levels.
  • Development and monitoring of key financial metrics across all departments and countries
  • Responsible for re-cutting the business’s budgeting and forecasting timetables
  • Oversee the refinement of budgeting templates and manage the budgeting and forecasting processes

Reporting & analysis

  • Oversee development of weekly financial reporting dashboards and KPI metrics to help the leadership team monitor all activities
  • Evaluate ROI for different departments
  • Assist in the development of a new monthly and quarterly segmented reporting packs for investors and the Board.
  • Assist with variance analysis between actual results, forecasts and budgets.


  • Assist with preparation of the business plan for new business concepts
  • Assist with tariff and pricing strategy
  • Provide the leadership team with ad hoc analysis to support decision making
Play a key role in evaluation, selection and implementation of BI tools as part of ongoing financial systems change


  • Qualified accountant or equivalent
  • Strong academic background
  • Previous experience in high growth, technology businesses
  • FP&A leadership experience is essential
  • Previous experience of managing and developing staff
  • Able to work with and influence non-finance teams with robust data and analysis
  • Able to manipulate, analyse and model large volumes of data
  • Ability to work with a high level of accuracy and meet strict deadlines
  • Good communication skills and able to present to Senior Management


  • Be part of a growing technology startup and help shape the future of energy
  • Training budget of £1000 a year, plus five working days to spend on professional or personal development
  • You can use this for training courses, books or conferences.
  • 33 days holiday a year (including bank holidays) and the option to buy up to 5 more
  • After a year at Bulb, you can take an additional month of unpaid leave to travel, work on personal projects or simply to recharge and reboot.
  • 12 weeks of full pay for maternity, paternity or adoption leave.We all own a bit of Bulb.
  • Activities to improve your mental and physical well being including office yoga, meditation and Sanctus coaching.Healthcare and a pension plan with employer contributions, childcare voucher scheme and a cycle to work scheme.
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