FP&A Manager

Finance & IT · UK/Portugal/Spain, Edinburgh, City of
Department Finance & IT
Employment Type Permanent
Minimum Experience Experienced

Main Function & Scope

As an FP&A Manager you will support the Head of FP&A in the following areas:

  • Manage day-to-day FP&A deliverables including, leading month end performance reviews; coordinating forecasting and budgeting processes; analysis of the cost base; and
  • Act as business partner to key areas of the business, providing insight on the financial performance, supporting them on key decisions, and challenging them on areas of opportunity and overspend.
  • Standardise and simplify the FP&A processes across the company, working closely with stakeholders across the business to gain support for change.
  • Working closely with accounting counterparts and treasury to build cross-function relationships outside finance, to ensure they are informed on asset performance, commercial, technical, finance, legal and all risks and opportunities coming from all those areas.
  • Create, maintain and utilise financial planning models for forecasting and “quick turn” scenario planning
  • Ensure planning and forecasting processes for specific country portfolios are achieved with speed, accuracy, agility and accountability


Key Responsibilities 

  • Support Head of FP&A to establish systems and processes to analyse and manage performance of European operating portfolio ensuring risks and opportunities are identified, communicated, and embedded into future forecasts.
  • Delivery of Monthly and Flash MI and provide financial insight and analysis of European performance including analysis of company, region, country, asset profitability to EBITDA level
  • Ensure tight financial control is maintained over the business in relation to key financial ratios and performance indicators. Propose actionable insights on KPI performance including banking covenants monitoring in conjunction with Treasury team.
  • Support operations to understand performance, identify opportunities and risks, and create robust plans and forecasts
  • Manage annual budget and quarterly forecast processes for the company and produce analysis and presentations for reporting to the executive committee and board.


Competencies and behaviours

Essential

  • Strong business partnering skills and ability to build cross-functional relationships
  • Organised, methodical proactive individual with excellent attention to detail who follows best practice protocols in financial reporting and analysis

Desirable

  • Working with European Partners


Skills & Knowledge

Essential

  • Able to adapt to change and operate in a dynamic fast-growing organization. Able to manage competing priorities while meeting deadlines
  • Experience of building, maintaining and utilising Excel financial business planning models for budgeting and forecasting
  • Methodical and well organised, able to coordinate key outputs of a significant number of projects
  • Outstanding influencing and communications skills

Desirable

  • Experience of project finance structures and debt covenants
  • Strong finance systems experience (Consolidation, Planning)
  • PowerBI experience


Relevant experience: 

Essential 

  • Proven track record in preparing effective reporting and analysis on P/L and cash flow performance, key value drivers and risks while increasing accuracy and efficiency in the process
  • Experience of multi-site, multi geography business

Desirable

  • Energy Industry Experience


Education and qualifications:

Essential

  • Qualified Accountant (at least 5 years PQE)

Desirable

  • European Language


Software Programmes

Essential

  • Excel Financial Planning Models
  • Excellent Powerpoint for reporting to senior management
  • Microsoft Dynamics or similar

Desirable

  • Adaptive insights
  • PowerBI experience

Thank You

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  • Location
    UK/Portugal/Spain, Edinburgh, City of
  • Department
    Finance & IT
  • Employment Type
    Permanent
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced