Added 14/07/2020

FP&A Manager

Mayfair, Greater London, England
£58k - 60k per year
Job Type
Retail & FMCG
External reference

Retail Financial Planning & Analysis Manager - Fixed term contract

Ignata Finance are recruiting a Retail Financial Planning & Analysis Manager for a global, luxury brand on a 6month contract basis.

You will be responsible for the management reporting for all profit centres; preparing budgets and forecasts, leading to the consolidation and reporting for the region as a whole. You will assist in the preparation of investment proposals through the creation of Board Packs to present to the Company Executives.


* Responsibility for preparing the monthly forecast and annual budget for the retail profit centres
* Coordinate key stakeholders and consolidating the monthly forecast and annual budget for the region, across all channels
* Assisting in the preparation of budget presentations for Regional and Executive Management
* Assisting in modelling, evaluation and delivery of new investment proposals through preparation of Board Packs
* Business partnering with HR and Payroll teams for budgeting and forecasting purposes and monthly tracking of costs
* Responsible for KPI reporting, helping to derive insights for communication to management
* Identifying variances between actuals and budget/forecasts and liaising with the relevant budget holders to understand cause and remediation
* Provide commentary on monthly results to be provided to budget holders and key stakeholders
* Monthly meetings with regional managers to discuss results and identify opportunities to generate additional sales or reduce costs
* Month end tasks
* Maintenance of lease accounting system
* Build and maintain relationships with all the service providers including the shared service centre, internal and external auditors, accountants and lawyers as required

Experience and Skills:

* Ideally degree-educated
* Professional accountancy qualification (ACCA/ACA/CIMA or equivalent)
* Have experience working in a commercial and reporting capacity
* Experience preparing management accounts and budgeting within a medium/large organisation
* Happy to get into the detail of both month end and more operational tasks alongside commercial analysis
* Excellent Excel skills
* Excellent systems skills, preferably SAP
* Commercially minded
* Analytical, strategic, detail conscious

6month fixed term contract