Assistant FP&A Manager

London

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About the role

The FP&A Assistant Manager will report into the FP&A Lead. This is a newly created position which will be responsible for the WR FTE, People Costs and overall Opex planning and analytics as well as pro-actively identifying opportunities to accelerate growth.

The successful candidate will be a self-starter with proven FP&A and modelling experience, problem solving abilities and significant experience in influencing both peers and business teams.

This role is an excellent opportunity for a highly analytical and ambitious finance professional to develop new models and insights which will facilitate the leadership team decision making.

 

Responsibilities month end tools

  • Take ownership of WR FTE & People Costs reporting and planning together with being able to influence the Business to drive decisions that will ensure that Departmental Budget targets are achieve
  • Build strong understanding on FTE and People Costs and be able to understand and explain the monthly actuals vs budget variance analysis as well as look at historical trends
  • Able to design end to end and best-in-class process companywide
  • Drive continuous improvement to the Forecast modelling to improve its accuracy level
  • Manage the Opex planning process and monthly actuals vs budget variance analysis
  • Work with the Business Partnering and Controllership team to establish a “One Finance” brand and achieve coordinated communication to the Business
  • Build relationships with the senior management team to enable influencing of decisions
  • Prepare succinct insight and decision-focused presentations for senior management, including presentations and recommendations

 

Requirements

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills with proven ability to interact with and influence both peers and senior management (UK and globally)
  • Proven relationship builder and stakeholder manager
  • Proven independent thought leader with a pro-active approach and ability to driving change
  • Team player attitude and enjoying working collaboratively is a must
  • CIMA, ACA, ACCA qualified
  • FP&A knowledge across process, tools and people covering Opex in a multi-country, multi-currency environment
  • Experience in working in multinational organisation and a high growth, dynamic, responsive environment is beneficial
  • Demonstrable understanding of the Business and partnering w senior stakeholders’ level
  • Ability to solve problems and think creatively – capacity to provide pragmatic solutions and have the drive and leadership to implement ideas through to successful conclusion
  • Excellent analytical skills applied to a broad range business and industry issues
  • Excellent organisational skills, with the ability to manage conflicting demands and appropriately prioritise.
  • Attention to detail, being able to understand and provide guidance on detailed data driven models with the ability to condense output into key messages for senior management
  • Strong modelling skills, ability to lead team to analyse large volumes of data and provide concise insights of key messages
  • Highest standards of accuracy and precision
  • Demonstrate ability to roll-up sleeves and work with team members in a hands-on capacity
  • Providing impartial financial expertise and information to senior management to promote the ongoing growth and development of the business
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint skills

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