FP&A Manager

Job title : FP&A Manager
Location : Melbourne
Job type : Contract or Temp
Job reference : 1482904
Our client is a household ASX listed brand and one of the most highly sought after employers within the Melbourne market.

The FP&A Manager role will be a broad and dynamic one requiring you to partner closely with key stakeholders across the business to provide timely and accurate financial insights to support commercial decision-making.

More specifically, your key responsibilities will include:
  • Own the facilitation and consolidation of the weekly reporting
  • Demonstrate and in depth understanding of P&L drivers from sales, gross margin and EBT.
  • Conduct comprehensive financial analysis, identifying trends, insights, opportunities, and areas for improvement FP&A process.
  • Provide strategic recommendations to support the organisations financial objectives and operational efficiencies.
  • Prepare monthly updates of key variances and movements (including review of group month end reporting deliverables).
  • Develop, Build and Maintain budgeting and forecasting models.
  • Provide support for all future state forecasting and scenario analysis to support key strategic decisions.
  • Collaborate closely with executive and the Financial Business Partnering teams to provide financial insights that drive informed decision-making across the organisation
  • Lead the budgeting, forecasting and financial planning processes.
  • Own the end-to-end budget process, including integrity of related financial planning models and tools.
  • Work with manager to ensure consistency in data in actual versus budget.
  • Working with finance team to establish and achieve agreed budget/forecast SLAs.
  • Preparation of Budgeting and Forecasting Packs.
  • Ensure budgets align to targets provided by group and work with the wider team to ensure alignment.
The successful candidate will be: 
  • Minimum 6 years’ experience in a fast paced and high performing environment
  • FMCG or Retail experience an advantage.
  • Demonstrated experience in a genuinely commercial role covering performance insights and business planning and budgeting.
  • Previous experience working in a complex FP&A organisation desirable
  • Demonstrated ability to provide value adding commercial and business advice to senior management.
  • Proven ability to develop effective partnerships between support and business functions.
  • Critical and objective thinker with strong, cross functional problem-solving skills. Be curious.
  • Demonstrated success in facilitating across functional teams to achieve alignment and shared understanding
  • Tertiary qualifications in commerce or business, with accounting or finance majors.
  • Hold an ICAA or CPA qualification
To apply online, please click on the appropriate link below. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Danielle Bower on 0473 489 543 or dbower@sharpandcarter.com.au