FP&A Business Partner

  • Job Reference: 11355
  • Date Posted: 11 October 2019
  • Recruiter: Paul Mitchell Associates
  • Location: Kettering
  • Salary: £30,000 to £40,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: 25+STAT, Excellent Benefits Package
  • Sector: Accounting & Finance
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

10355 - FP&A Business Partner Job Spec
Location: Northamptonshire


Our Client, an established manufacturing company based in Northamptonshire, are seeking to recruit a FP&A Business Partner on a full-time permanent basis. Working within the Finance function of the business, the role plays a pivotal part in delivering and maintaining accurate financial reporting to aid understanding and decision making across the Group.


Reporting & Forecasting
*Delivery of monthly management accounts and supporting schedules for the P&L, ensuring the integrity of data,
*Supporting the FP&A Manager in delivering monthly, quarterly & budget forecasts,
*Ownership for delivery of key SG&A cost centers. Working with key Stakeholders to deliver accurate cost reporting across the finance department and broader business,
*Provide support in the coordination, processing and delivery of the monthly KPI reporting packs,
*Lead innovation in developing the FP&A toolkit.

*Provide analysis to enhance the businesses understanding of cost performance of general overheads (SG&A),
*Providing analysis to deliver insightful month-end commentary. Understand variances to forecasts and challenge P&L owners as appropriate,
*Scrutinise and challenge the month-end accounts and forecasts to maintain the integrity of financial reporting.

Key Stakeholders
*The role will require interaction with the FP&A Manager, UK Finance Teams (Commercial, Operations and Financial Control) and SG&A partners (Finance, HR, IT & Legal, Marketing & Sales).

Reporting to: FP&A Manager


Desirable Experience
*Experience working in a Finance Analyst, FP&A or Commercial finance environment,
*FMCG, retail, wholesale or food manufacturing background preferable, not essential,
*Exposure to Microsoft Dynamics AX2012R3 and Exceedra, or similar ERP systems.

Qualifications / Skills
*Strong academic background, ideally degree-level educated and recently qualified, OR working towards a recognised accountancy qualification (i.e. CIMA/ACCA),
*Strong analytical / advanced MS Excel skills are essential,
*Experience of dealing with stakeholders inside & outside of finance,
*Effective communication skills across the team and externally where appropriate.

Person Specification
*Trustworthy and reliable,
*An attention to detail and providing insight from ambiguous data sets is required,
*Self-motivated, resourceful and taking a proactive approach to problem solving,
*Ability to convey financial information accurately, briefly and simply,
*Willingness to learn and continually develop into a fully rounded finance professional.


In return, our Client is offering a superb opportunity within an established organisation together an excellent salary, benefits package and work-life balance:

*Appointment Type: Permanent
*Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per annum (subject to experience)
*Hours: 35 hours per week (Mon-Fri 9:00am to 5:00pm with 1hr lunch)
*Holiday: 33 days per annum (25 + STAT)
*Fantastic Flexible Benefits Package including but not limited to: KPI Bonus, Generous Pension, Discounts, Flexible Summer Working Hours / Start-Finish Times, Cycle to Work Scheme, Excellent Career Path Opportunities.

If you're interested & think you're suitable for this opportunity, please apply online or call Paul Mitchell Associates (quoting ref: 11355) on 0116 254 9404.

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