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FP&A Analyst

4 April 2024

Having been around for many years, my client is a very well established business within the FMCG/retail space and they’re currently looking to add a FP&A Analyst to their significantly growing team in Stockport. The individual in this role will be working closely with the Head of FP&A and the key purpose of this position is to be responsible for the production/handling of the company’s annual budget, preparation of everlasting business plans and assisting the organisation with financial management activities.

TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Responsible for the production and management of the company’s annual budget, working in collaboration with the Finance Business Partners and department heads
Production of the monthly forecast
Monitoring and forecasting cashflow to allow for management of the company’s revolving credit facility
Analysis of large datasets to provide variance and trend analysis to be included in monthly reports
Preparation of the monthly management reporting packs
Preparation of multi-year business plans as required by the business
Supporting the business with financial modelling required for strategic planning
Ad hoc analysis and project appraisals to support business decisions
Designing and maintaining planning models, cubes, dimensions, rules and reports
Working with stakeholders, analysts and our external development partner to understand systems and processes that will streamline the financial planning process, and support the internal understanding of financial plans

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

ACCA/CIMA/ACA qualified
Strong financial modelling, mathematical, analytical and critical thinking skills
Experience in using and building financial plans in IBM Cognos TM1 Planning Analytics
Basic understanding of SQL coding would be desirable but not essential
Advanced experience in using excel for financial modelling and analysis
Good communication, presentational and time management skills
A passion for process improvement
Strong business acumen and commercial experience

If this is a position you’re interested in and would like to know more about, please apply or reach out to me via the below –

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