Interim FP&A Manager

Job Title: Interim FP&A Manager
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: London, England
Salary: £400 - £450 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 3 Months
REF: LL27980_1539708778
Contact Name: Lucy Lawton
Contact Email:
Job Published: 8 months ago

Job Description

A leading consumer business require a temporary FP&A manager. The role is ideally suited for a qualified accountant with 5+ years PQE. The key requirement of the role is working as a close Business partner across all areas of the business unit based at Head Office.

The FP&A Manager's focus is quite wide ranging and will involve commercial finance support, business partnering, business modelling of all forms, review of budgets, forecasts, actuals as well as a large volume of ad hoc work in response to specific information requests for the team.

Commercial Finance Support

  • Ensure theFPA for the overall business is provided in a timely, accurate manner and there are reasonable comparatives provided for: Reporting and budgeting / forecasting
    • Develop and maintain robust financial planning models for the full P&L
    • Work closely with the head office finance teams for the financial planning for selling and overheads costs
  • Continually look to improve all areas of financial insight and commercial support - thus improving the commentary, financial planning and guidance to the Business Partner
  • Provide finance support and challenge to senior Sales / Marketing / Commercial management for all commercial decision making, reporting and financial planning
  • Design and develop further insights to senior management for costs and revenues (i) by product (ii) by publisher (iii) by region (iv) cost analysis i.e. Cost of Finance
  • Prepare and undertake the Actuals, Flash and Forecast presentation to all key stakeholders for key analysis on overall business performance - lead from the front but ask Commercial Finance Manager for support when required

New Business Development:

  • New Business Development: Provide senior finance support to commercial areas in the designing and development of new business proposals to the CFM
  • Challenging the business in all of the above area from a finance and strategic perspective


  • Build relationships and improve communication with senior finance and non-finance management teams

Person Specification

  • Qualified accountant (CIMA, ACA or ACCA)
  • Technical accounting skills - qualified accountant up to +5 years PQE
  • Must have advance level of Excel competency i.e. Macros
  • Gaming, Technology, FMCG, distribution or retail experience and group/corporate functions