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Financial Planning and Analysis MAnager (Interim | Inside IR35)

Are you a strategic and analytical thinker and looking for your next exciting opportunity within a global FMCG brand?

Trace are working with a world-renowned consumer goods business with multiple directorates and revenue streams across the beauty, pharma and cosmetics industry. Their professional culture promotes a creative, approachable, open and dynamic workplace, made up of diverse personalities and exceptional individual talent.

As the FP&A Manager for UK, you will be responsible for the Management Accounting of the UK business reporting into the General Manager and Associate Director for UK and EMEA.

Main responsibilities below.

You will need to be available within 2-3 weeks, fully qualified (ACCA, CIMA, CA or equivalent) and have 3+ experience from FMCG, e-commerce, retail, pharma experience, or similar sector type organisations.

Apply now if that could be you!

Main Responsibilities
· Work closely with senior stakeholders including the divisional General Manager and leadership team, challenging and supporting to achieve budget
· Lead on the forecasting and budgeting process, developing short, medium- and long-term business plans with support from business partners
· Own and manage P&L by customer, country and sector
· Provide financial input, drive processes and output regarding the annual budgeting and in year reforecast, including variance analysis throughout the year
· Produce monthly, quarterly and year end closing Management Accounts
· Prepare and deliver financial and managerial reports to support organisational objectives
· Take a lead in the preparation of annual operating budgets and annual audited financial statements
· Identify and recommend cost saving opportunities based on analysis to advise against departmental and business impact
· Profitability analysis for product launches/relaunches along with pricing and promotion analysis
· Analyse variances in sales, margin and cost centres, exploring variances and other potential problems with line managers
· Manage and implement financial modelling tools that stay ahead of current trends
· Ensure that where necessary cross charges are managed and internal costs are correctly allocated