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Financial Planning & Analysis Manager, FMCG, West

  • Dublin West
  • Contract
  • Industry
  • Reference: 29519YR

FP&A Manager opportunity for a market leading FMCG group based in Dublin. The FP&A Manager will report to the Head of FP&A.  The role is for a fixed term of 6 months with the possibility of extension.

Position summary

This position offers the right candidate a unique opportunity to improve their analysis skills and work on group strategic projects. The Finance Analyst will be responsible for providing accurate data and analysis to enable the business to make informed strategic decisions. You will work closely with the wider Finance team across the Group to deliver the core aspects of the role. The role will involve the performance of a combination of routine analysis and ad hoc project work with an emphasis on planning, forecasting, budgeting and analysis of business performance. While the precise nature of the role will vary and develop in line with the Group’s circumstances, a number of clearly defined responsibilities will attach to the position from the outset.

Key responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain the weekly business forecast
  • Review of monthly business performance and input into Board pack
  • Develop and manage quarterly forecasting process
  • Ownership of the annual budget process
  • Develop and track business key performance indicators
  • Develop competitor intelligence tracker
  • Develop investment appraisal framework for the Group
  • Prepare analysis for investor relations team
  • Undertake adhoc analysis for senior leadership team
  • Proactively analyse business and market trends to provide insights for senior leadership team
  • Recommend changes to IT systems and processes

Education and experience

  • Qualified accountant (ACA or ACMA)
  • If qualified in practice, some industry and commerce experience is essential
  • Experience in a role involving financial planning and analysis
  • Strong Microsoft excel skills with ability to use pivot tables, SUMIFs, Index and Match functions
  • Fully proficient in Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Experience of working under time pressure to meet reporting deadlines

Skills and competencies

  • Analytical with excellent attention to detail
  • Questioning and probing attitude to all information received
  • Self-motivated and delivery-focused
  • Ability to drive change and improve processes
  • Forward thinking, excellent influencing skills and resilient
  • Strong team player
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Yvonne Rafter
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