FP&A Manager – French Speaking


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July 4, 2024
Job Type
£50000 - £70000 per annum
Start date
Contact Name
Rachel Holland
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Company Details and Job Overview:

A global business has partnered with Kenton Black Finance exclusively as they look to appoint a French speaking FP&A Manager. Based on site in their UK offices in North Lancashire, the new FP&A Manager will hold full responsibility for financial management and reporting for a number of business units within the Group.

Fluency in the French language is essential for this role, as the role largely involves liaising with counterparts in France.

Key Benefits/ Rewards on Offer:

A generous benefits package is available which includes:

• 25 days annual leave + bank holidays
• Hybrid working arrangements
• 1:30pm Finish each Friday
• Employer pension contribution between 5% - 9%
• Life assurance 4 x salary
• Sick pay after probation period

Your New Role as FP&A Manager:

The new FP&A Manager will report to the Finance Director on site, with support also available from the counterpart in France. Specific duties will include:

• Production of the management accounts pack, including commentary and analysis
• Preparation of forecast and budget consolidations and board reporting
• Involvement of year end reporting and audit
• Working closely with operations to identify profit, cashflow improvement initiatives and working capital, providing financial appraisal and analysis for capital expenditure and business plans
• Analysis of sales and margins
• Reviewing KPIs
• Key player in driving process and system improvements and efficiencies
• Ensuring compliance with relevant regulatory and company policies/procedures
• Stock management – monitoring inventory levels and stock taking, maintaining standard costing and analysing variances

Experience & Qualifications Required to Apply:

The successful candidate will be a fluent French speaker and full ACCA/CIMA qualification is advantageous. You will be proven in a similar senior finance/FP&A role with strong commercial acumen and technical accounting capabilities.

This vacancy is being handled by Rachel Holland at Kenton Black Finance.

Kenton Black Finance operate across the UK as a market 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. As 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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