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FP&A Manager

Sellick Partnership has been assigned to recruit a permanent FP&A Manager for a very successful and instantly recognisable wholesale / retail business based in Scunthorpe.

The business has outperformed their competitors over the past few years and will continue to do so by driving their strategic plan, delivering further improvements and changes that will make a real impact on the whole business.

Reporting into the Head of Financial Planning and Analysis, you will work within a capable and talented team. You'll play a key role in our planning, forecasting and budgeting and provide key insight into how the business is performing. You will also have key responsibilities around period end reporting and oversee analysis on the performance of the business.

General Responsibilities:

  • produce and add value to key month end reporting
  • play a key role in planning, budgeting and forecasting of the business
  • provide real insight to ad-hoc reports up to director level
  • analyse store performance, particularly post investment
  • to improve our reporting and planning
  • build strong relationships & demonstrate your credibility when dealing with various internal business partners across all levels in finance and the executive teams.

To get going quickly in this role, you'll need to have significant experience as a qualified accountant, within a planning finance function. We will look for you to show us planning and forecasting skills and how you've provided key insights that delivered results. So that you're able to fully understand the complexity of our business, you'll ideally have great experience from a large, multi-site wholesale / retail organisation.

The person

The successful applicant will be a qualified Accountant (ACA or ACCA or CIMA) who has strong experience in both large wholesale, retail, multisite, leisure or FMCG industry.

You will have evidence of having played a key role in planning or FP&A in a large, complex business and who is resilient and comfortable challenging and engaging internal business partners. Therefore, you will have to show experience of building and managing meaningful relationships with lots of different stakeholders at all levels, as you will be challenging the status quo. In addition, if you can demonstrate where you've successfully designed and improved management packs for senior stakeholders you'll have a fantastic opportunity to build your profile and land some great changes to the way they do business.

The role requires an ambitious and proactive individual who enjoys applying a strong commercial focus, with the ability to build robust and productive relationships, providing support and challenge across all functions and liaising with senior management.

If you consider yourself to be a committed, career driven professional who can demonstrate the above experience and who would welcome the stimulus of this commercial finance post then we would be pleased to hear from you.

If you would like to apply for this role or would like to find out more, please apply online or contact Jonathan Moss at Sellick Partnership on 0161 834 1642.

Reference: M15830_1573494841