Group FP&A Manager - Up to £45k Study Support (Entertainment)

Goodman Masson Limited
West Wickham
15 Sep 2018
18 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Goodman Masson are currently recruiting for a group FP&A manager for a market leading entertainment brand. Along with a very competitive salary there is an amazing benefits package and a 40% discount with the brand.

Board and Executive Reporting

* Group consolidation of weekly and monthly reporting across several territories.
* Delivery of individual territory monthly finance packs with clear and insightful commentary and analysis on performance - both financial and non-financial. Liaise closely with territory finance teams ensuring consistency and quality.
* Production of the group monthly finance pack.
* Produce and optimise the weekly reporting of performance KPIs.
* Other weekly reporting including market reports.
* Support delivery of group board presentations, including territory board meetings.
* Support the group FP&A team in other routine and ad-hoc board and executive reporting requirements.

In-year Forecasting and Budgeting

* Support delivery of the in-year forecasting and budgeting processes.
* Group consolidation for quarterly and annual forecasting and budgeting across several territories.
* Development of territory reporting packs for forecast and budget processes and development of group consolidation workbooks.
* Development of board and executive reports for each forecast and annual budget.
* Ensure timely and accurate submission of data into the group financial systems. Liaise with territory finance teams to ensure timeliness, consistency and quality of data.

Systems Improvement and Efficiency

* Create and implement automated templates and reporting structures that local finance teams are able to use when submitting the required information at group level.
* Create and embed meaningful performance management measures to inform all stakeholders, including shareholders.
* Involvement in development and implementation of group-wide planning and reporting system(s) e.g. Controller and TM1.

Ad-Hoc Project Work and Commercial Analysis - this may include:

* Using business knowledge and systems skills provide ad-hoc reports and analysis.
* Other ad-hoc project work and analysis as and when required.

Support other Group FP&A work streams

Provide relevant support for other core group FP&A work streams as required.


Technical Knowledge & Experience


* Experience of weekly and monthly reporting, analysis and forecasting processes across multiple territories within a UK based group. From a retail, leisure, hospitality sector where they are used to pace and commerciality.
* A strong understanding of complex excel models with the ability to change/develop/re-design them at advanced level.
* Experience in introducing new processes to reduce risk, improve efficiency of reporting and aid Management decision making.
* Able to work with foreign subsidiaries to ensure Group objectives are met and deadlines adhered to.
* Able to respond to ad hoc reporting requests as required.
* Part Qualified Accountant ACMA, or ACA.


* Experience working with Agresso, Hyperion and Cognos systems (or similar) including data loading and extraction.
* Experience of Board Level reporting.
* Multi-national experience.


* Part Qualified Accountant / A 2:2 or above in a Bachelors degree (preferably in a numerical subject.
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