FP&A Analyst - Immediate Start

Job title : FP&A Analyst - Immediate Start
Location : Sydney, New South Wales
Job type : Contract or Temp
Salary : Circa $90,000 - $100,000 + Super
Contact name : Jamie Burgess
Contact email : jburgess@sharpandcarter.com.au
Job reference : JB3195
About the Role 
An exciting role with a multinational FMCG/Retail organisation currently exists in order to fill a key role in their finance team. This FP&A position will help provide insightful analysis into key performance trends that exist in order to drive the positive financial direction of the company. Initially this will be a contractual assignment, however there is significant scope for further extension and/or permanency.

The Responsibilities
Reporting to the Finance Manager, the main duties will include:
  • Collate and translate all information for the business plan to prepare within the designated business plan templates and budgeting system at the consolidated and by product category level
  • Prepare and update the monthly forecast based upon directions from the senior leadership team for submission to the regional and group headquarters
  • Develop and monitor budgeting/forecasting control policies and procedures in accordance with Company policies and procedures.
  • Preparation of weekly, monthly and quarterly analysis.
  • Preparation of monthly financial reporting and analysis packs in the formats required to regional and group headquarters
  • Assist with month-end and financial year-end closing as directed, including any analysis required for particular accounts
  • Provide analysis and reporting to include product sales/margin, customer sales/margin, pricing by product and customer, operating expense, inflation/deflation and working capital management.
  • Ensure all analysis and presentations are in alignment with Company policies and procedures
  • Provide Ad-hoc reports, support to special projects and analysis when required.
The successful applicant will possess
Ideally, you will be a CA/CPA qualified accounting professional and will possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills as your ability to interact and engage cross-functionally within the business will be crucial to your success. Additionally, you will have very strong Microsoft Excel skills, be "hands-on" and feel confident working with large complex data sets. A knowledge of macros would also be considered advantageous but is not a prerequisite.

About the Client
Our client is an instantly recognizable name residing within the FMCG/Retail industry. With a diverse portfolio, they boast an array of well-known household products.

How to Apply
To apply online, please click on the appropriate link below. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Jamie Burgess on 0439 014 028 or jburgess@sharpandcarter.com.au, quoting Ref No JB3195.