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FP&A Manager

  • Location London
  • Job-type Contract
  • Reference BBBH111954

FP&A Manager - Online Retailer - Central London - Contract

We're working with one of the most exciting businesses on the market right now. They are ever growing and are looking for a commercial candidate to join their team.

The role itself is perfect for someone who has experience gained in a B2C environment where the business has gone through a scale-out phase.

Key Requirements:

  • Own and maintain the medium term planning, annual budgeting and quarterly forecasting processes.
  • Provide analysis and assessment of performance against the agreed budget and forecasts / plans on a monthly basis. Provide support for the commercial functions and act as an enabler to maximize the potential for this area.
  • Develop and improve reporting execution, delivery, and analysis to steer the resulting actions. New reporting modules include things like supplier performance, product category profitability, and new product contribution
  • Coordinate across all FP&A areas the consolidation process of Financial planning
  • Build models that improve our accuracy and efficiency across Balance Sheet, Cash Flow and P&L
  • Own and maintain the medium term planning, annual budgeting and quarterly forecasting processes for longer term investment allocation such as Technology projects and infrastructure
  • Own the Cash flow forecasting, provide support as needed on funding requirements and sensitivity analysis
  • Work closely with the Management Accounts team ensuring FP&A intersects accurately and in a timely manner with Month end processes
  • Provide analysis and assessment of performance against the agreed budget and forecasts / plans on a monthly basis, provide support for the commercial functions.
  • Develop and improve reporting execution, delivery, and analysis to steer the resulting actions. Develop new reporting modules that provide greater insight
  • Leverage existing systems by integrating and automating reports into financial planning models
  • Provide investment modelling support and corporate financial advice to the Head of and Finance Director for new initiatives
  • Assist in the architecture and building of a comprehensive data warehouse to provide the data necessary for trend analysis.

Key Experience Required:

  • 3+ years PQ Preferably ACA, ACCA or CIMA
  • Experience in an eCommerce and B2C e-tailer highly valued. Experience as a partner to Trade, Retail, Merchandising teams a bonus but not essential
  • Strong knowledge across Balance Sheet, Cash Flow and P&L
  • High degree of modelling skills in developing integrated Balance Sheet, cash flow and P&L forecasting tools
  • Experienced in a Management Accounts or FP&A role working across full set of financial accounts
  • Experience in an eCommerce and B2C e-tailer highly valued but not essential.
  • Ability to turn a strategic proposition into an executable plan, fully supported by a financial model suited to the business
  • Power user in excel and database management skills
  • Very strong analytical and attention to detail skills
  • Ability to work autonomously as a single contributor and as part of a team.
  • Ability to prioritise across multiple tasks
  • Ability to work well under pressure and on tight deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to present well to non-financial managers