FP&A Manager - Telco

Job Title: FP&A Manager - Telco
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
REF: TJ0201_FP&A_1546423299
Contact Name: Tom Johnstone
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

The Consultancy Group are looking for an FP&A Manager to join a fast growth Telecoms business based in Central London.

Reporting in to the Group Finance Director this is an opportunity for a Qualified Accountant with 5+ Years of Post Qualified Experience to join an innovative and ambitious growth business.


The main responsibilities of the role will be:

  1. Budgeting, Forecasting, Reporting & Analysis
    1. Ensuring the Six-Quarter Forward Looking and Long Range Plan Model accurately reflects the operational assumptions of the business,
    2. Working closely with the business to continuously improve upon robust assumptions to drive forward the rolling forecast model,
    3. Regularly providing the leadership team with a rolling six quarter forecast together with actuals, variance analysis and explanation,
    4. Running scenario analyses using the business's forecasting model or developing new models as appropriate

  1. Stakeholder Reporting & Practical Sensitivity Analysis
    1. Supporting the wider finance team with the financial contribution to the monthly Board report preparation process. Responsible for coordinating key finance contributions, reviewing actual versus forecast analysis and assisting in providing clear commentary on business performance to the CEO & Board
    2. Contributing to the production of special project presentations and other types of communication to external stakeholders (including lenders, shareholder and potential new investors)
    3. Typical sensitivities would include Long Range Plan model with varied assumptions vs. base, high growth, debt, etc.

  1. Supporting other activities
    1. Leading or contributing to special projects in support of the company's business objectives and/or strategy. These activities could be broad in nature but usually connected either directly to FP&A or in support of the Corporate Development team. For example:
      1. Challenging and standardising our methodology for revenue and direct cost categorisation by product / revenue type across the core business and new acquisitions
      2. Establishing and implementing regional P&L's across the group
      3. Leadership of benchmarking projects. Presentation of findings and recommendations to the leadership team.


  • Qualified accountant preferred; ideally with 5-8 years PQE
  • Strong Excel skills essential, including financial modelling / PowerPoint skills/ familiar with Salesforce or other cloud computing platforms
  • Self-starter, highly motivated
  • People management experience preferred
  • Experienced:
    • in owning and developing a financial model for reforecasting, 5 year plan and scenario analysis purposes
    • presenter of financial information both orally and written (PowerPoint)
  • Prior exposure to preparation of financial forecasts for external stakeholders
  • Excellent communicator and team player
  • Telecom experience desirable