FP&A Manager - Retail

Michael Page Finance
08 May 2017
07 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

As a result of new growth and an adjusted business strategy there is a new opportunity for an FP&A Manager with a UK Leading retailer.

Client Details

My client is a leading UK retailer with over 200 stores and in excess of 2000 staff. They have recently undergone a re-branding which has also be aligned with their new strategy. Within this the CFO is looking to up-skill and grow the FP&A function by first hiring a new FP&A Manager.


As the FP&A Manager you will report to the CFO, lead a team of two (which will grow), and be tasked with adding commercial insight into the decision making process. Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Leading the 5 year planning cycle;
  • Supporting all stock forecasting activities to maximise sales/performance;
  • Lead CAPEX reporting projects and provide insight to the wider business;
  • Provide accurate and insightful support to the business on monthly performance;
  • Support the CFO with investment appraisals and corporate transactions where relevant;
  • Manage a team of two, and look to grow this over time.


As a strong applicant for this FP&A Manager role in a retail business you will:

- Be a qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA);

- Show demonstrable FP&A and commercial reporting experience, including performance and sales reporting;

- Ideally have prior exposure to retail operations or have worked in a retail environment (stock management);

- Demonstrate excellent stakeholder management at all levels, but particularly at board level.

Job Offer

The offer to the successful candidate for this FP&A Manager role will be between £70,000-£80,000 with a degree of flexibility dependent on experience plus a competitive benefits package. You will also be joining a leading retailer in a period of change with excellent opportunity to add value and advance your career.