FP&A Manager

Job Title: FP&A Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Reference: BBBH475_1536679573
Contact Name: Harper May
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 11, 2018 16:26

Job Description

Harper May is currently working exclusively with one of the UK's leading jewelry brands who pride themselves on eloquence and beauty. Our client is a luxury retailer with an extensive heritage and therefore a well established finance team. They are looking for a qualified candidate who is fresh out of practice to join their team. This is a great opportunity for an individual who is newly qualified and wanting a lot of exposure within an experienced team. With a market leading salary package and year on year growth this a stable and commercial company to work for.

What You'll Do

  • Lead the coordination, consolidation and financial analysis of quarterly financial forecasts and annual plan.
  • Spearhead the annual budget process by compiling and presenting financial models, leading the budget submission process, presenting financial results and highlighting risk & opportunity,
  • Lead the monthly financial close management reporting, forecasting and analysis; including variance analysis for general FP&A KPIs and Operations-specific metrics.
  • Develop metrics, reporting tools, and models to analyze the financial performance of the business and support strategic initiatives.
  • Drive appropriate level of consistency and standardization as it relates to financial reporting, metrics, and information.
  • Identify key business drivers and track performance against these measures. Highlight trends and analyzing causes of unexpected variances.
  • Manage the continued development of budgeting, financial forecasting, operating plan and modeling tools; Champion efforts to improve financial processes and quality of information.
  • Assist in valuation and acquisition analysis and due diligence activities.

What You'll Bring

  • Proven project management and leadership skills.
  • Strong collaboration skills and ability to build effective relationships and influence others.
  • Results driven with strong bias for action.
  • Excellent analytic and financial modeling skills.
  • Strong knowledge of GAAP.
  • High standards of accuracy and precision; highly organized.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Microsoft NAV ERP experience preferred.
  • Prior public accounting experience preferred,
  • Advanced MS Office Suite skills (Excel and Powerpoint in particular.)
  • Experience in the financial aspects of acquisitions and divestitures, including due diligence and post-merger integration preferred.
  • Experience in a growth-oriented business, especially forecasting based on trends analysis.
  • Eight or more years'experience in Financial Analysis; public company experience preferred.
  • Previous experience at a manager or director level.
  • Proficiency in accounting software applications.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance; MBA preferred.