FP&A Manager

60000.00 - 70000.00 GBP Annual + GBP60000 - GBP70000/annum + car, bonus, pension and healthcare
06 Jun 2017
23 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Gleeson Recruitment Group are looking to recruit an FP&A Manager for a world class manufacturing business who are experiencing significant growth and will continue to see growth for many years to come. This role is based in Warwickshire and the client is seeking a highly commercial and intelligent Accountant who can really drive performance of the business.

The successful FP&A Manager will be responsible for driving internal and external insight to ensure the business is keeping pace with it's competitors. This role will be to dramatically improve the quality of the forecasting and management information and will work closely with the CFO.

This is a newly created role and will take on a senior position within the financial planning team. You will work closely with operational managers to understand, analyse and model business growth and evaluate areas for improvement across all areas of the business.

The role of FP&A Manager is seen as a key development position within the Group and will suit someone who is looking for a real "value add" role where you will see the impact of what you do in both the short and long term.

The Company

The successful FP&A Manager will be working for a world class organisation whose brand speaks for itself. The company offer a tremendous working environment that has a supportive culture and encourages their people to reach their full potential. The successful candidate will have a proactive nature and the ability to engage credibly at senior level.

The Role

You will lead business planning and analysis and provide insight into underlying trends and performance improvement opportunities. Participate as a key member of the finance team - influencing decision making and strategic priorities.

Key Responsibilities & Tasks:

* Develop, implement and maintain an effective planning and analysis capability that will provide senior management with appropriate analytical tools to establish targets and measure performance of the business
* Communicate financial and operational performance, analyse trends and identify implications and engage with business teams to drive corresponding actions
* Develop and execute processes to allow for routine analytical reviews of company financial and operational performance
* Lead the strategic aspects of the annual operating plan and budget process for the company
* Manage the strategic business planning process and lead scenario modelling efforts for the development and growth of the business
* Coordinate the capital spending review process for the company and liaise closely with operational areas and the wider finance team to develop and evaluate business cases
* Prepare presentations in support of senior management, board and shareholder meetings
* Monitor competitive dynamics of the sector and key competitors and provide impactful analysis and insights to support the senior management team in having a robust external perspective
* Manage the business planning and financial reporting analysts, role-model the cultural values of the business to drive a high performing and cohesive team

The Candidate

As the successful FP&A Manager you will be:

* A fully qualified accountant with approx. 5 years PQE
* Significant financial and accounting experience with proven track record for progression and people management
* Strong interpersonal and communication skills and high level of professionalism
* Proactive approach to problem solving
* Strong focus on quality and attention to detail
* Strong Excel modelling skills
* Ability to engage with both finance and operations at a senior level.

The Benefits Package

The following benefits package is available to the successful FP&A Manager:

* Base salary GBP60k / GBP70k
* Car
* Bonus
* Pension
* Healthcare
* Career progression in a world class organisation