FP&A Manager - high-profile retail chain

Michael Page Finance
London (Greater)
10 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

An opportunity has arisen for an FP&A Manager to join a well-known retail company based in central London.

Client Details

My client is a well-known retailer based in central London and privately owned. They operate over 150 stores and also have a significant ecommerce platform.

FP&A Manager - high-profile retail chain


This is a finance management role, reporting to the Head of Financial Planning & Analysis

The main aims of the role are to support the Head of FP&A in:

  • The development of financial planning and analysis at various levels across the business, including longer term forecasting, debt structure and STCFF
  • Support the leadership team in designing and delivering business initiatives and projects through financial support and control
  • Supporting the business with management information

Key Responsibilities:

  • Supporting the Head of FP&A in the corporate financial planning process, with financial modelling and variance analysis of profit and loss account, balance sheet and cashflows.
  • Support the Head of FP&A in creating monthly reporting packs and presentations for the Board, Senior Management, and Investors.
  • Manage and lead the commercial, retail and central budgeting processes, liaising with the Board, Senior Management and Finance Team, and supporting with accurate insight and analysis.
  • Preparing and presenting business cases and reporting for business initiatives, projects and asset investments
  • Ad-hoc analysis of both BAU operations and specific projects which drives and supports improvements in company capability and profitability
  • Preparing and developing weekly reporting packs for the Board, Senior Management, and Investors.
  • Facilitating the weekly trading meeting, adding insight and challenge to the commercial agenda.
  • Management and development of an Assistant Analyst

FP&A Manager - high-profile retail chain


This position would suit you if you have either recently completed your ACA from a practice or have relevant industry experience.


  • Professional finance qualification is essential - ACA/ACCA/CIMA
  • Retail sector experience highly desirable
  • Good understanding of financial statements, double-entry accounting and financial models
  • Advanced Microsoft Office, especially Excel (Including Excel modelling) and PowerPoint
  • Good mathematical ability, able to understand formulas and construct calculations.
  • Attention to detail and a general concern for rigour in work.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally with various functions and levels, both internally and externally.
  • Role will include significant exposure to both the operations board and executive management team.
  • Organisational skills, ability to plan and prioritise own time and juggle demands

FP&A Manager - high-profile retail chain

Job Offer

Basic salary up to £55,000 + benefits & excellent career progression opportunities.

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