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FP&A Manager

  • Location England
  • Job type Permanent
  • Reference BBBH135787

Investigo Finance are recruiting for a FP&A Manager to join one of UK's leading players in FMCG based in the West Midlands - required to be on site 1 to 2 days a week.

The FP&A Manager is a critical role that supports the performance reporting, insight & forecasting of the biggest business unit within the Group.

The role is also responsible for ensuring that the planning systems and reporting are rigorously controlled through clearly defined processes & accountabilities, so that data is robust & safeguarded. You will also be responsible for maintaining and producing the reporting and systemising forecast to deadlines, assisting in the creation of insight & analysis and line management of one team member.

To be successful in the role the FP&A Manager needs to become an expert in the Rolling Forecast process, Planning System setup and its usage, be able to keep to strict deadlines, be able to adapt processes and outputs to suit the business needs and be great at managing finance and IT stakeholders.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Produce, distribute, and maintain key reports accurately and to agreed deadlines
  • Manager and develop 1 direct report (Finance Analyst)
  • Manage a centralised database for all reporting
  • Support FP&A in demand management processes (e.g new report creation)
  • Ensure data quality and integrity is at the highest
  • Proactively drive report efficiency & enhancements
  • Manage the systemisation of the forecast in SAP Analytic Cloud Planning
  • Manage the forecast process in excel based models that either aid the systemisation of the rolling forecast for production of annual operation plans.
  • Data management in relevant systems
  • Deliver forecasts & budgets according to timetables by working with other teams
  • Support IT projects to develop simple and efficient systems that support agility

Skills & Experience Required:

  • ACA, ACCA or CIMA qualified accountant
  • FP&A Experience
  • Excellent Microsoft Office applications ability: particularly Excel
  • Report development, modelling and manipulation of large data sets ideal but not essential
  • Experience of working with non-finance functions, such as IT
  • Experience of finance planning / consolidation systems (SAC Planning ideally)
  • Background in FMCG and a broad commercial finance experience preferable

My client is offering a salary of £50k - £65k ( Depending on experience) + Bonus, Shares & Benefits