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FP&A Manager

  • Location London
  • Job type Contract
  • Reference BBBH123509

Investigo are recruiting an FP&A Manager for a 9-month FTC, to work with an FMCG in Central London. The company are looking for a qualified professional, with staff management experience and the client operates a hybrid working approach.

The pro rata annual salary is up to £65,000, commensurate with experience.


  • Support the preparation of the corporate budget, forecasts and the corporate plan covering the P&L and otherKPIs for the business, which will involve:
    • Working closely with Finance teams, developing an understanding of trends in performance, and key issues, activities, and timetables
    • Consolidating submissions into the corporate picture, providing constructive challenge to relevant Finance teams
    • Assisting in the production of executive summaries and board papers which distil the data and focus on the key issues
  • Accountable for the production of timely, accurate, and insightful periodic management accounts
  • Work closely with Finance teams to establish consistency and develop best practice
  • Produce accurate and timely management reporting information for the Business Performance Review (BPR) and additional forums, for example the GM&C CTF, including insightful commentary to support the key summary documents such as KPIs and P&Ls
  • Manage the creation of the memo GM&C P&L for management reporting including maintaining/updating assumption set as appropriate
  • Manage channel reporting, analysis and insight to help the business understand which channels are driving growth, the cost of the likely volume trends and guide the operational areas with their forecast
  • Perform sensitivity analysis and financial evaluation of different financial performance scenarios
  • Manage the production of a high quality internal and external financial / business review that ensures we meet our reporting requirements and the business's expectations in an efficient and cost-effective manner
  • Produce the supporting Q&A document for the Retail Finance Director & CFO answering all queries raised to support external reporting
  • Accountable for cross-referencing and producing accurate documentation in all areas
  • Lead, develop and motivate members of the team to high performance through great coaching and communication, review of work, suggesting areas for improvement and sharing expertise
  • Perform a high standard of ad hoc analysis supporting the Head of Retail Financial Planning, Commercial & Retail Finance Director and CFO
  • Deputise for the Financial Planning & Analysis Senior Finance Manager as appropriate

Role requirements

  • Professional Accounting Qualification (ACA, ACCA or CIMA)
  • PQE in a similar financial planning/partnering role (Retail industry an advantage)
  • Effective communicator with stakeholders and audiences with varying financial and commercial acumen
  • Self-motivated team player, able to prioritise and work autonomously
  • Strong commercial acumen with a focus on driving excellent financial and commercial performance
  • Experience of maintaining strong financial controls
  • Enthusiastic and committed to driving change
  • Ability to work under pressure - providing accurate high-quality work under tight deadlines
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills - ability to focus on the key issues
  • Strategic perspective - understanding of the wider issues impacting corporate performance
  • Advanced excel modelling skills

If this role is of interest to you and you would like further information, then please send your CV to Liam Stubbs at Investigo on