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FP&A Manager - Commerical Projects

London, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
May 22, 2024

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Job Role
Financial Planning & Analysis
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently working exclusively with an international FMCG Group that are seeking to hire a Senior FP&A Manager responsible for commercial project withing the business. This is an exciting opportunity for a technical adept and commercial minded chartered Accountant to make their first move out of practice and into industry.

As the business continues to this role will be at the forefront of addressing these challenges/opportunities from a commercial perspective where you will be responsible for delivering mixture of ad-hoc projects and recurring deliverables.

  • You will be responsible for preparing board level presentations to communicate results, forecasts and annual budgets. Accuracy is non-negotiable. Clarity of messaging to explain performance drivers is where you will add value
  • A key focus will be on delivering ad-hoc projects focused on identifying opportunities to optimize our business and drive performance. You will need to be comfortable working cross-functionally, obtaining insights from stakeholders outside of finance. Financial modelling, communication and insightful analytical skills will all be essential
  • Many of your projects will involve working with and presenting to C-Suite Executives and broader Leadership Team
  • In the medium term opportunities would likely arise to broaden experience in other areas of finance, for example Commercial Finance, Operational Finance or Financial Reporting, as interest/opportunity dictates
  • People development is one of our company's core cultural pillars. This is an ideal role for an ambitious and motivated indivdiual looking to develop the next stage of their career
  • Employees at this level have previously been sponsored to complete certifications in Lean Six Sigma, Anaplan (Business Planning software) and for top performers, MBAs

  • To be intellectually curious and to have a continuous improvement mindset to own and fix issues identified
  • A willingness to learn about our business, leaving your desk and spending time in a manufacturing environment
  • To be highly analytical and have an ability to draw insight from large data sets
  • To be an excellent communicator, able to engage and influence stakeholders
  • To be organized and capable of managing multiple activities simultaneously
  • Strong Excel / Power BI skills

  • Bachelor's degree (minimum 2:1). Technical background preferred (e.g. Engineering, Chemistry, Physics, Maths etc.)
  • Chartered Accountancy, CFA or similar qualification
  • Five years PQE, including time either in an Advisory role such as Transaction Services, Restructuring,Corporate Finance or experience in industry in FP&A or Commercial/Operational Finance

  • You will be joining a business with an entrepreneurial culture and a flat management structure
  • You will be joining a team that is open, supportive and collegiate
  • We are committed to staff development and career progression (which is on a meritocratic basis)
  • We offer a competitive salary, 26 days holiday, flexible working policies and an industry leading benefits package

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