Group FP&A Analyst - Up to £45k + Study Support (Entertainment)

  • Location:

    West London, London

  • Sector:

    Leisure & Hospitality

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £40000 - £45000 per annum + Study Support + Discounted Products

  • Contact:

    Josh Jordan

  • Job ref:

    07092018jj1_1537540601

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2018-10-21

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Goodman Masson are currently recruiting for a group FP&A manager for a market leading entertainment brand. Along with a very competitive salary there is an amazing benefits package and a 40% discount with the brand.

Board and Executive Reporting

  • Group consolidation of weekly and monthly reporting across several territories.
  • Delivery of individual territory monthly finance packs with clear and insightful commentary and analysis on performance - both financial and non-financial. Liaise closely with territory finance teams ensuring consistency and quality.
  • Production of the group monthly finance pack.
  • Produce and optimise the weekly reporting of performance KPIs.
  • Other weekly reporting including market reports.
  • Support delivery of group board presentations, including territory board meetings.
  • Support the group FP&A team in other routine and ad-hoc board and executive reporting requirements.

In-year Forecasting and Budgeting

  • Support delivery of the in-year forecasting and budgeting processes.
  • Group consolidation for quarterly and annual forecasting and budgeting across several territories.
  • Development of territory reporting packs for forecast and budget processes and development of group consolidation workbooks.
  • Development of board and executive reports for each forecast and annual budget.
  • Ensure timely and accurate submission of data into the group financial systems. Liaise with territory finance teams to ensure timeliness, consistency and quality of data.

Systems Improvement and Efficiency

  • Create and implement automated templates and reporting structures that local finance teams are able to use when submitting the required information at group level.
  • Create and embed meaningful performance management measures to inform all stakeholders, including shareholders.
  • Involvement in development and implementation of group-wide planning and reporting system(s) e.g. Controller and TM1.

Ad-Hoc Project Work and Commercial Analysis - this may include:

  • Using business knowledge and systems skills provide ad-hoc reports and analysis.
  • Other ad-hoc project work and analysis as and when required.

Support other Group FP&A work streams

Provide relevant support for other core group FP&A work streams as required.

THE PERSON

Technical Knowledge & Experience

Essential

  • Experience of weekly and monthly reporting, analysis and forecasting processes across multiple territories within a UK based group. From a retail, leisure, hospitality sector where they are used to pace and commerciality.
  • A strong understanding of complex excel models with the ability to change/develop/re-design them at advanced level.
  • Experience in introducing new processes to reduce risk, improve efficiency of reporting and aid Management decision making.
  • Able to work with foreign subsidiaries to ensure Group objectives are met and deadlines adhered to.
  • Able to respond to ad hoc reporting requests as required.
  • Part Qualified Accountant ACMA, or ACA.

Desirable

  • Experience working with Agresso, Hyperion and Cognos systems (or similar) including data loading and extraction.
  • Experience of Board Level reporting.
  • Multi-national experience.

Qualifications

  • Part Qualified Accountant / A 2:2 or above in a Bachelors degree (preferably in a numerical subject.