Group FP&A Analyst - Strategy (E-commerce) - FTC 12 Months

Recruiter
Broadgate Search Ltd
Location
Central London, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
18 May 2019
Closes
09 Jun 2019
Ref
1102461869
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
Level of qualification
Newly qualified, Qualified
The Group FP&A team is the strategic 'hub' of the business, and this is a key role in that team. You'll be the first point of contact for the Divisional FP&A teams, business partner to the Shared cost centres (HR, Finance, Comms, other G&A), and support the Group Head of FP&A in driving continuous improvements to consistency, and the quality of the information Finance sends out into the business. and working on initiatives to drive added value across the Group. We're a business that never stands still, and you'll need to build strong relationships at all levels. Responsibilities 20% Reporting & Analysis Point of contact for brand FP&A teams and accounting teams providing guidance on group P&L mapping driving consistency across the Group. Co-ordinating mid-year re-forecast process and designing group reporting for this process Maintaining consolidating P&L reporting files Communicating deadlines and reviewing the information submitted, including monthly performance data and consolidated headcount reporting Play a key role in coordinating the budget process, timeline and deliverables 60% Business partnering, budgeting & forecasting Finance Business Partner across a significant Shared Cost Centres budget, (HR, Finance, Comms, G&A) Proactively analyse and look for opportunities to reduce costs and / or create value, providing ad hoc commercial support to these functions as required You'll report on actual monthly spend and variances to budget and provide commentary on variances at a Group and Brand level to the relevant stakeholders (including the Division FP&A teams, CFO and HR Director) Meet monthly to review spend vs budget, to ensure costs are controlled and that you are keeping abreast of risks to budget in the rest of the year You'll work with budget holders to mitigate risks, and ensure these are communicated upward 20% Ad hoc projects & analysis Experience needed This would be a great opportunity for someone coming straight from practice who would like to get in to industry or equally someone with 1-2 years industry experience. Qualified Accountant Experience in Retail, Technology, E-commerce or equivalent sector Excellent written and verbal communication skills, comfortable communicating with both Finance and non-Finance people at all levels within the business Ability to work independently - taking ownership of work and proactively managing upwards Strong Excel skills European languages are beneficial (Spanish, French, German etc)

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