Group FP&A Finance Manager

  • Location

    London

  • Specialism:

    Accountancy & Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £60,000 - £65,000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Tom Wade

  • Contact email:

    tom.wade@altumconsulting.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    3946

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-02-06

  • Published:

    2022-01-21

  • Consultant:

    ConsultantDrop

Altum are pleased to partner with one of the UK's most prestigious and recognisable retail organisations to find them a Group FP&A Finance Manager. The role offers candidates excellent career prospects, exceptional holiday allowances and a generous bonus structure.

You'll be playing a pivotal role in their team, supporting in the delivery of key planning cycles and having direct ownership of the weekly cash flow forecast, quarterly forecasting and annual Budget processes, as well as delivering insight, analysis and key messaging to the CFO, ExCo and Board.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ownership of key planning cycles, specifically forecasts and annual Budget process, including:
  • Monthly review and analysis of Group performance on trade and cashflow
  • Weekly tracking and re-forecasting of Group cash flow, interacting with multiple areas of the business to interrogate the numbers and drive better cash flow management
  • Building strong relationships with each seperate FP&A teams
  • Draft monthly actuals commentary for CFO report
  • Ownership of half yearly going concern and viability scenario modelling
  • Key support to Senior Finance Manager and Head of Finance for Group FP&A
  • Support in consolidation of 3 Year Plan and preparation of key outputs including updates to the CFO and Board packs
  • Ad hoc project work

Key Skills

  • A Qualified accountant
  • Excellent attention to detail and inquisitive nature to get under the skin of the issue
  • Confidence to challenge and ability to pull together the simple story from seemingly complex information
  • Collaborative approach, with natural style that builds strong network with finance colleagues across all areas of the business
  • Great teammate but also happy to work independently on own initiative
  • A drive for continuous improvement: implementing or coordinating changes to processes which improve the team’s efficiency and outputs
  • Ability to work at pace and respond quickly to changing demands and priorities