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Senior FP&A Manager

Nomad Foods
Hammersmith, West London, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Feb 13, 2024

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Job Role
Financial Planning & Analysis
Contract Type
Full Time
**** Please note, this is a 9 month FTC ****

Headquartered in the UK, with revenues of €2.9 billion and operations in 22 key markets, Nomad Foods is Europes leading frozen food company. We are a young company, founded only eight years ago, and built around a number of iconic brands (including Birds Eye, Findus and iglo and more recently Ledo and Frikom) that invented the frozen category 100 years ago and continue to set the bar for great taste, nutrition, convenience and affordability. Across everything we do, we are guided by our Purpose - Serving the World with Better Food - and how we can make a positive impact on our Performance, People and the Planet. To find out more, please visit

Our Senior FP&A Managers manages key elements of financial planning, closing and reporting processes and ensures delivery of total company plan by tracking and following up on risks and opportunities. Liaise with business unit teams to ensure compliance with planning & Reporting & Analytics requirements.

In addition to the role there may be ad-hoc input into process simplification and standardisation, ensuring that Nomad Foods continually drives for best practice and develop a culture for innovation.

By maintaining strong relationships across the organisation, the Senior FP&A Manager will utilise analytics to go beyond the numbers, using a variety of data sets to drive insights.

About the role:
  • Enabling the Finance Regional Directors and leadership with required reporting and analytics KPIs around actuals tracking, planning, budgeting, forecasting, and assisting in driving decisions for achieving targeted financial results
  • Responsible for the preparation and coordination of forecasts, budgets and actuals reporting and presenting recommendations to leadership teams and Group FP&A
  • Identifying business trends, issues and opportunities for performance improvement and communicating to Country FD and wider leadership team
  • Prepare and disseminate timely and accurate financial information required for leadership and Group FP&A business needs
  • Build analysis reports across product costing, production variation, COGS statement and provide insights
  • Forecasts accurate and timely cash flow projections, sales projections, budget projections, and expense projections to ensure that business needs are met
  • Analysis of performance against plans, forecasts, and past performance, identifying key trends, outliers, and key variances
  • Perform complex financial analysis including budgeting, trend analysis, forecasting, and financial modelling
  • Developing and implementing capitalisation methods, and review of journal entries
  • Monitor expenditure for service or performance contracts and recommend appropriate course of action when issues are identified
  • Responsible for management of annual planning process within the, liaising with FBP, commercial and leaderships teams coordinating timely and accurate annual plans
  • Complete forecasting and budget analysis to interpreting, summarising and uploading forecast information into financial systems providing profit and loss information
  • Provides budget assistance for projects or large programs, understanding their circumstances and recommending appropriate course of action

About you:
  • Accounting qualification (ACCA, ACA, CIMA, or equivalent
  • Experience in an FP&A team of scale
  • Demonstrated strong leadership skills, in particular: (i) relationship-building, (ii) ability to influence, and (iii) judgment
  • Strong finance capabilities across many functions, including commercial finance, FP&A and accounting and controls
  • Experience with planning systems and reporting technology
  • Experience with business intelligence tools and developing data visualisations
  • Very strong analytical and forecasting abilities
  • Strong modelling and solid database skills required

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