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FP&A Manager

  • Location: West Yorkshire, Leeds
  • Salary: £44000 - £48000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Ref: 16895142
  • Recruiter: Ross Broad
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Our client in Central Leeds are recruiting for an FP&A Manager, read the details below and get in touch to discuss this further.

Role Purpose

This role is responsible for acting as the interface from finance, you will play a lead role in providing commercial, financial and analytical support for the company's core sales channels and driving revenue and performance. You will partner with the Executive Board and Sector Leads in every aspect of understanding and driving sales performance and business development, revenue and profit.

Responsible for tracking KPIs and key analysis, providing rolling forecasts of performance to ensure targets are achieved, analysing root causes to identify commercial opportunities and challenges, identifying the drivers of growth and identifying improvement initiatives. Responsible for the management of commission schemes, for supporting the sales process including pricing models and commercial reporting.

Key Responsibilities

Corporate Analysis & Reporting

  • Ownership of producing and contributing to the Board Pack.
  • Provide Commercial advisory support in relation to business-as-usual operations of allocated business units
  • Work with key managers to identify improvement opportunities arising from the KPI performance
  • Work with Finance team and the business to ensure the effective reporting of projects including new initiatives

Sales, Marketing & Distribution Support

  • Involvement in the establishment of commercial targets for the Sales & Marketing Departments.
  • Responsible for managing commission schemes, gaining required approval within set timeframes and supporting communications to eligible employees.
  • Involvement in the Budget, Forecasts and performance measurement of the company as a whole.
  • Commercial analysis of new product development or new business opportunities to support pricing strategies
  • Monitoring and driving our Key Accounts yield by working with the Fee Earners

Business Planning & Development

  • Provide financial and commercial evaluation of new business initiatives/projects put forward across the business utilising agreed methodologies for determining appropriateness to proceed, including: analysis, business case development, assessment of options, financial modelling, project costing and reporting and financial reporting requirements for new initiatives/projects
  • Reviewing performance, revenue forecasting, budgeting and business strategy.
  • Evaluate and test business plans to ensure growth and profitability and make adjustment recommendations as necessary.
  • Providing commercial and pricing evaluation for new and existing products and customers.
  • Develop high quality financial information via building excel models Supporting bid production and presentations, identifying and managing assumptions, developing sales toolkits (e.g. ROI model), risk and opportunity analysis and guidance for negotiations with partners and customers

Risk Analysis & Mitigation

  • Facilitate risk management process and mitigation activity through appropriate trend analysis and impact modelling on company business operations, initiatives, projects, strategic goals and objectives.
  • Brief key stakeholders on the potential impact of key risks and work with stakeholders to develop mitigation strategies for identified business and commercial risks.

Your Experience

This role requires someone who is preferably educated to degree level, a qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA) and has relevant post-qualification experience.

For this role we need someone who has the following skills, knowledge & experience:

  • Strategic thinker who can act operationally
  • Excellent stakeholder management and relationship builder that transcends levels of seniority
  • High level of commercial awareness and strong business acumen.
  • Results driven to drive improvement initiatives
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to improve and implement new processes and procedures
  • Background in financial control
  • Has a good knowledge of current accounting standards
  • Ability to effectively lead a team including the ability to mentor and build staff capacity, transfer knowledge to the team members and fosters an environment of learning.
  • Excellent Excel skills - both in business modelling and data analysis
  • Previously worked in a similar commercial capacity.
  • Strong financial background.
  • Knowledge of commercial contracts and pricing strategies.
  • Working knowledge of project management.
  • Experience of fast paced dynamic environments.

WHMSYORKS REF: 16895142

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