Interim FP&A Manager

Job Title: Interim FP&A Manager
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: West London, London
Salary: £350 - £400 per day
Start Date: Mid September
Duration: 3 Months
REF: AF020919_1567444308
Contact Name: Alex Feeney
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

The Consultancy Group are currently recruiting for an FP&A Manager to join a leading household FMCG business based in West London. This is a 3 month contract initially working closely with an international team. There will be some European travel involved.

The Role:

  • Provide visibility to regional team via weekly, and monthly reporting, and create tools to enhance financial clarity and decision-making that is accurate, clear and actionable
  • Lead all aspects of the quarterly financial forecast process as well as annual budgeting for the regional hub, determining risk and opportunity versus the operating plan
  • Deliver sound, strategic and actionable recommendations to the respective leadership teams. Ensure spending is in line with budget or revised forecast expectations
  • Maxamise and advise on key decisions within the region including but not limited to product/promotion/customer portfolio/investments and influence the business with continuous guidance and advice
  • Make objective recommendations that serve the best interests of the region and company as a whole
  • Work closely with the sales and brand team to capture all trade spend and brand spend activities
  • Review trade spend and brand activities ensuring adequate ROI for the spend
  • Pursue opportunities to improve processes, forecast accuracy, assess risk, and establish urgency across the organization to maximize EBIT.
  • Partner with wider finance team in assessing monthly close results and sharing actuals and implications to the broader organization.

The Candidate:

  • Previous FMCG industry experience
  • Expereince working across international markets
  • Must have intermediate/advanced excel
  • SAP and Anaplan is desirable