We are looking for a qualified, experienced FPA candidate to join an established, growing retail brand. We are seeking an individual who can demonstrate proactive business management through business partnering with the business units, optimizing of financial results through sound convincing analysis and calculation of profitability as well as the extrapolation of respective adequate measures are key to this position.
Challenging and contributing to the decision making to achieve the budgetOwn and manage the P&L by customer, country and sector as necessary in conjunction with the General Manager.Make recommendations (to include cost saving opportunities) to the business based on analysis and discussion and advise of the impact to the department/businessAnalysis: Profitability for product launches and relaunches along with pricing and promotion analysis based on business requirementsTo develop and maintain productive value-added relationships with all stakeholdersProduce monthly, quarterly and year end closing Management AccountsPrepare and deliver daily and monthly financial and managerial reports to support the achievement of organizational objectivesAnalyse variances in sales, margin and cost centres and explore variances/potential problems with line managersUndertake forecast variance analysis at agreed intervals during the year in conjunction with budget holdersTake a lead in the preparation of annual operating budgets and annual audited financial statements. Ownership of the forecasting and budgeting process.Coach, mentor and develop staff, including overseeing new employee onboarding and providing career development planning and opportunities
What you will do:
Fully qualified (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent)Educated to degree level ideally in an analytical disciplineIdeally at least 1+ years of post qualifed experience First-hand experience of management accounts planning, budgeting and forecastingExperience of partnering with senior stakeholders in challenging and contributing to the decision making process to achieve the budgetPeople management experienceAdvanced IT skills (especially in Excel but also in front end analytical systems)Able to manage and drive change
What you will need:
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