FP&A Lead

Job Title: FP&A Lead
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: London, England
Salary: £350 - £400 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 3-6 months
REF: SB4985925_1609752407
Contact Name: Sam Banks
Contact Email:
Job Published: 4 months ago

Job Description

The Consultancy Group are currently recruiting for an interim FP&A Analyst to join a global organisation based in Central London. This commercial foccused FP&a role will support the group executive team with management information to aid in making strategic decisions.

Key areas of responsibility:

  • Lead the month end reporting and analysis against budget, forecast and prior year results
  • Work alongside Business Unit Finance VPs to understand, review and challenge monthly variances
  • Prepare monthly Board report providing relevant information to the Board members
  • Support the quarterly forecasting cycle requirements
  • Support the annual financial budgeting process and create simple summary outputs to enable the Group and Business Units budgets to be easily understood
  • Responsible for communicating and liaising with finance and business stakeholders
  • Ensure that all FP&A submission templates are robust, tested and fit for purpose and be the "go-to" person for any questions regarding them
  • Assist the Investor Relations function during reporting periods with relevant analysis
  • Manage the continued development of reporting, budgeting, financial forecasting and modelling tools to improve the quality of the analysis and ensure best practice across the Group
  • Other ad hoc responsibilities/projects as they occur

The ideal candidate:

  • Preference for manufacturing or similar industry with multi-revenue stream operations
  • Professional accountancy qualification (ACA/ACCA only) at big 4 practice - not a must but a strong preference
  • Experience as a FP&A analyst preferable, including experience with operational planning, management reporting, scenario analysis and modelling
  • Excellent excel skills with outstanding attention to detail and accuracy, including experience working with large / complex datasets to run analysis and create reports