Aegis FSI, recruiter specialised in search and selection of professionals and managers in the Finance, Banking and Insurance market, on behalf of a Retail Bank is looking for:

Head of Control & Strategic Planning


Reporting to the CFO, the candidate will be in charge of providing the Organization with strategic advice based on accurate, comprehensive, and timely analysis so as to allow the bank to grow in assets and customers, as well as to increase efficiency and to reduce expenses.

The candidate will also be responsible to manage and oversee all planning and control activities.

Key responsibilities:

  • Analyze the market development to provide the business with comprehensive and accurate overview of actual and future trends
  • Actively influence day to day business decisions with insightful financial information and analysis
  • Advise the senior management in shaping the strategy of the business and in translating long term objectives in actions
  • Carry out planning and control activities including budgeting, forecasting, budget/actual analysis, and performance management

Key activities:

  • Anticipate market opportunities and threats
  • Validate business plans of business projects and change initiatives
  • Contribute to define the pricing of products
  • Improve and keep update the products/channels profitability models
  • Work close with business to assess potential process improvements and efficiencies
  • Lead the process for developing the forecast and targets for the whole business
  • Report the actual financial performance and track against the targets


  • At least 10-15 years as a finance professional in a financial institution, with minimum 5 years in a managerial role
  • Deep Knowledge of Italian retail banking market
  • Master’s degree in Business Administration, Economics, from a top-tier university
  • Proficient in English

Organizational and personal Skills:

  • Manages multiple and diverse stakeholders – from C-level to heads of departments to subject matter experts
  • Strives for data-based drivers for decision making
  • Motivates and develop team of finance professionals
  • Is pro-active in identifying problems and opportunities
  • Communicates complex topics in a manner easily understandable by the audience
  • Can convince with facts and arguments
  • Can translate analyses into advice
  • Owns excellent planning and organization skills
  • Is flexible and able to handle rapid changes

Location: Milan 


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