FP&A Manager

FP&A Manager

  • Location

    Newbury, Berkshire

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance, Senior Appointments

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  • Salary:

    £60000 - £70000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Miles Gallagher

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

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FP&A Manager - Newbury, Berkshire - £60,000 - £70,000 plus benefits

Wade Macdonald is currently recruiting an FP&A Manager for a rapidly growing £50mil t/o manufacturing company based in Newbury. Our client`s t/o has doubled over the last few years and are predicated to grow 30% for the next 5 years and due to this continued growth we are looking for an exceptional FP&A leader to develop and grow the FP&A team. This is a great opportunity for the successful candidate to step up into a head of finance role in 18 months' time.

The Financial Planning and Analysis Manager will report to the Chief Financial Officer and work closely with the Financial Controller. As this is a newly created role, this individual will play a critical role in supporting the delivery of a first class finance function and be instrumental in driving quality commercial information to support the growth and development of the business.

  • Responsible for the design, development, deployment and maintenance of all internal FP&A reports.

  • Responsibility for the preparation of the monthly forecast and quarterly business review for all functional areas of the business.

  • Business partnering with key internal and external stakeholders.

  • Participating in the annual strategic planning and budgeting processes. This will include establishing assumptions, spreadsheet modelling, consolidation, analysis and presentation preparation to key stakeholders in the business.

  • Responsibility for preparing ad-hoc financial analysis to support senior management decisions.

  • Monitoring the company orders, sales, profit, and cash against the targets on a weekly and monthly basis.

  • Reviewing and updating cost and expense trend reports, and analysing variations ensuring alignment with the forecast.

  • Responsible for Working Capital and department spending analysis.

  • Carrying out reasonable duties as requested by Management

  • Manage two direct reports, including carrying out of annual performance reviews, identifying training needs, agreeing development plans and managing attendance.

  • This is seen as a key role with the potential of career progression to Head of Finance which would be a new role into which the Financial Controller and his team reports.

The successful Financial Planning & Analysis Manager will be a qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA OR CIMA) with a minimum five years post qualified experience ideally with in a SME Manufacturing / Engineering environment.

The role offers a great opportunity to eventually step up into a head of finance role within 18 months.

FP&A Manager - Newbury, Berkshire - £60,000 - £70,000 plus benefits

Applications are encouraged from all candidates meeting or exceeding the minimum criteria for the role regardless of age, disability, gender, orientation, race, religion or ethnicity.