FP&A Manager

Ref: MON11280
Salary: Competitive
Department: Finance
Location: Notting Hill Village, London (W11)
Position type: Permanent
Hours / Duration: Full-time, Permanent

Our story began with one man and his vision; to bring vibrant, colourful, hand-crafted artisan clothes from faraway places to the markets of London. It is a journey that started on a hippy commune in Ibiza, 1970, and finished with an overland trip east, through Afghanistan and India. Now found in West London, we’re creating vibrant products, and sharing endless discovery. 

We are looking for an FP&A Manager to join our Commercial Finance team. Reporting directly to the Head of Commercial Finance this is a varied role and is responsible for Group board reporting, cashflow, budgets, forecasts, and longer-term strategic planning. Responsibilities include co-ordinating processes from planning through to collation of results and board presentations.

What will you do as our FP&A Manager?

Monthly Reporting:

  • Co-ordination and management of monthly processes ensuring team and key stakeholders aware of requirements and timelines.
  • Management of the month end meeting with CFO including collation and understanding of results in advance of review sessions.
  • Responsibility for Monthly board pack, working with the team to improve and adapt reporting to include relevant content in line with key initiatives
  • Ownership of the month end position including the Group recharge model to provide accurate reporting by Brand and by Channel.
  • Manage short term profit outlook outside of formal reforecast, collating updates across the team and keeping CFO informed.

Budget & Forecast:

  • Agree annual planning cycle and co-ordinate detailed timetables
  • Collate roll up of results during process and keep Head of Commercial Finance/CFO informed of latest position at regular intervals allowing timely management of agreed budgets/forecasts.
  • Work closely with Finance Systems team to improve processes and reporting.
  • Agree content and co-ordinate board presentations taking responsibility for key reporting schedules.

Cashflow:

  • Responsible for direct cashflow forecast working closely with Group Finance/Treasury team to understand cash actuals and working with the Commercial team to keep live forecasts accurate and up to date.
  • Improve current modelling and processes to update regularly and efficiently
  • Ensure CFO has a reliable and up to date cash forecast to manage Group cash.
  • Build and develop an indirect cashflow model working closely with Commercial Finance team on P&L inputs and Group Finance on balance sheet forecasts.

We would love to hear from you if you have the following experience and skills:

  • Qualified /Part Qualified (CIMA, ACA or ACCA) with commercial finance/FP&A experience.
  • Proactive, resilient, adaptable, and “can-do” team player with a drive to make a difference
  • Excellent communication – ability to articulate orally and in writing, complex and detailed information in an easy-to-understand manner to all levels of the business
  • Attention to detail, highly analytical and comfortable dealing with large datasets/advanced modelling
  • Ability to deliver with a flexible approach when required
  • Strong Excel and System skills
  • Experience in Retail/consumer facing industry environment would be advantageous
  • Experience of reporting systems (Coda, Cognos) would be desirable.

What will we offer you in return?

  • Competitive salary with the ability to participate in the Company bonus scheme.
  • 23 days holiday with the option to purchase additional holiday through our salary sacrifice scheme
  • Bonus day off each year after 6 months service
  • A pension that you will automatically be enrolled in after 3 months
  • Life assurance (subject to participating in the pension scheme)
  • A flexible working approach
  • Early pay day Friday finish
  • A generous staff discount with up to 50% discount on our products
  • Interest free season ticket loans
  • Discounted gym membership at our on-campus gym
  • Additional discounts such as Westfield discount, Taste card membership etc

If this all sounds great and you feel you are who we are looking for, let us know and apply today.

At Monsoon Accessorize we don’t focus only on what we do, we also care about how we do it. Our values and the way we behave are important to us.

We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce and an environment where we value and respect every individual's unique contribution, enabling all of our employees to thrive and achieve their full potential.

We want to attract the broadest range of talented people and are an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from individuals, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, socio-economic background, religion and/or belief. We will also consider flexible working requests for all roles, unless operational requirements prevent otherwise.

We provide reasonable accommodations as needed to people with disabilities to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at careers@monsoon.co.uk to request discuss any specific requirements.

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