FP&A Manager - North Leeds

Posted 05 December 2023
Salary £60000 - £65000 per annum
Discipline Qualified Finance
Contact NameSara Scott

Job description

This is a truly exceptional Senior Commercial Finance/FP&A opportunity working for a hugely successful, fast growing instantly recognisable brand within the UK retail sector!

This role has new been newly created due to the phenomenal growth this business have experienced over the last 18 months. You will take overall responsibility for the reporting, budget process, 5 year plan and financial modelling, but most importantly this role will be the "face of finance" for the business, business partnering  across the wider business and managing key stakeholder relationships.

The successful candidate will work closely with the CFO and wider Exec Team, Head of Finance and Commercial Finance Business Partner to lead and drive the Commercial Finance agenda and provide accurate, timely and relevant financial information which will facilitate achievement of business goals and targets.

***This is a true business partnering role, and would be ideally suited to someone fully qualified (ACA/CIMA) with a strong commercial finance/FP&A background, with exceptional communication and presentation skills***

Reporting to the Head of Finance, key duties will include:
  • Line management of one direct report (Finance Business Partner)
  • Business partner to members of the Exec Team
  • Develop the commercial reporting for the Finance Function
  • Lead and deliver on a company-wide data analytics solution
  • Key role in budgeting and short-term and long-term forecasting for the business, creating financial models to predict growth and forecast performance
  • Responsible for short-term 13-week rolling cash flow forecasts
  • Assisting the Operations and Sales teams with developing reporting and KPIs
  • drive continuous improvement and efficiencies to finance and business processes.
  • Review of monthly P&Ls, profitability and margins, making recommendations for improvements
  • Provide meaningful and insightful MI to assist the business with relevant decision making to drive business performance
  • Highlight key trends, opportunities and possible threats to the business and suggest / implement new procedures
  • Develop robust approach to manage investment cases, ROI, Capex spend and benefits
  • Develop key business initiatives to drive strategy, efficiencies and profits at the site
  • Managing relationships across Finance, Leadership and across the business

The successful candidate will:
  • Be fully qualified (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) with relevant post qualified experience - Essential
  • Have strong technical, commercial and management accounting experience - Essential
  • Be commercially focused with a high level of business acumen, as well as the ability to digest and interpret large amounts of financial information - Essential
  • Have strong excel modelling capability - Essential

What's on offer?
  • On site parking
  • 35 hour week with flexible start and finish times
  • Staff discounts and incentives
  • Newly created role in a fast growing and highly successful PE backed UK brand