FP&A Accountant


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November 21, 2023
Job Type
£45000 - £55000 per annum
Start date
Contact Name
Darren Cadman
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Company details and job overview:

Kenton Black Finance have partnered with an internationally acclaimed manufacturing client who have seen exponential growth throughout a successful period of trading, across 10 years of operation. With a number of industry awards, and a business who continue to grow through demand and exciting developments with a varied product range, they are adding talent to the Finance function. Based within east commute from the M65, they operate from state of the art manufacturing facilities and export to a client base across the globe. With progression and a clear development plan, this role is a varied position where you can add value across the business.

Your new role as FP&A Accountant:

As FP&A Accountant you shall work closely with the FP&A Manager to develop and enhance the financial reporting available to stakeholders across the business. The business have seen huge growth over a number of years and due to acquisition, further growth planned and a solid existing business, are looking to add value across the analysis of the business units. As FP&A Accountant you shall have the opportunity to develop and manage both financial and scenario modelling to add value to the decision making process. Developing the link to operations and the manufacturing departments this role will stabilise the business partnering whilst also being involved in the group month end duties.

Main Role Duties:

· Month-end management accounting and supporting financial analysis to provide commercial insight to the month end board pack
· P&L management
· Variance analysis
· Budget and forecast management across various revenue streams and departments
· Stakeholder engagement
· Working with the Operations and manufacturing departments to create new financial models, adding value to the commercial impact as well as providing support to strategic initiatives, planning, profitability reporting and cost control
· Analysing financial management information to provide decision support and guidance across the business
· Develop and maintain business wide Key Performance Indicators and a suite of reports, explaining key trends
· Prepare ad-hoc finance reports and analysis
Experience & Qualifications Required to apply:

To be considered you shall be CIMA /ACCA/ ACA qualified with strong technical skills and a proven track record of adding value in a FP&A environment. You shall be able to demonstrate strong Excel skills being competent in the use of VLOOKUP’s and pivot tables. With excellent attention to detail, a proven ability to work under pressure and with experience of working within a fast paced environment, you shall be proficient at developing strong working relationships across an organisation and have experience of driving change in the way analysis is produced and developed.

Salary and reward on offer:

This is a FP&A role which shall provide the ability to make informed business decisions. You will receive a competitive salary and holiday entitlement and gain the opportunity for growth and progression in your role as the business continues to expand. Working from state of the art facilities, with on-site perks there is a clear progression path, supported by a strong leadership team who are focused on developing staff and talent in the business.

This role is being handled by Darren Cadman – Senior Finance Recruitment, Kenton Black Finance.

Please submit your CV for immediate consideration, interviews are to take place in the next 7 days.

Kenton Black Finance operate across the UK as a marker leading recruitment partner, specialising in the attraction of finance talent across both permanent and interim requirements. With a team of dedicated experts, each with longevity operating in the finance arena, we maintain a proven track record and have established partnerships with businesses both large, small and those in their infancy. Market leaders, we provide recruitment solutions from entry level finance to directorship professionals. Operating from local offices in Preston, Manchester, Leeds, Liverpool, Birmingham and Glasgow, Kenton Black Finance remain a dynamic and effective recruitment partner who represent and attract only the finest finance talent in the local area and across the UK.

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