FP&A Manager - high-profile retail chain

Recruiter
Michael Page Finance
Location
Farringdon
Posted
11 Jan 2018
Closes
16 Feb 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
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

Description

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

Profile

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

Required:

  • 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.