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Financial Planning Analyst

Bristol, England, United Kingdom

Financial Planning Analyst

  • NE02908
  • Bristol, England, United Kingdom

About us

We're a truly international company, forth largest in our industry and operating across 120 markets. An inclusive, innovative global FMCG business supported by over 27,500 employees. As we embrace a new era of growth, we are transforming. Our ways of working and culture are driven by a challenger mindset, constantly questioning the status quo. Our agility and entrepreneurial spirit, alongside award winning development programmes, enable innovation and success while creating exciting and rewarding career choices.

As we move forward, our customers will be at the heart of what we do, evolving to needs and expectations and committing to a more meaningful contribution to harm reduction by building a successful NGP business. Integral to our long-term success is our sustainability strategy, behaving responsibly and supporting our ambitions, all underpinned by high governance.

Encouraging inclusion at local levels and supporting a developing and robust diversity agenda globally, we’re fully committed to creating and maintaining an environment that celebrates and respects difference.

Please note: This is a 12 month fixed term contract

The role

Reporting to the FP&A Manager (Planning & Analysis) with responsibility for Planning and Analysis, for assigned cluster relationships and business partnering divisional teams. This role will support the FP&A team in establishing a robust processes and insightful analytics.

The primary objective is to create better foresight and improve the speed and quality of decision making across the Divisional team. Your key stakeholders will be the Divisional and Cluster/Market teams who will rely on your high-quality output to review and challenge the performance of the business.

Please note: This is a 12 month fixed term contract

Principle accountabilities

  • Support the Planning process as required by FP&A Manager
  • Take the lead in systems (Anaplan and Micro Strategy) to build reporting capability and ensure integrity of data.
  • Foresight analytics design, development and delivery – What will happen? What can we do?
  • Ad-hoc work on emerging challenges and hot topics – supporting the FP&A Manager
  • Partnering closer with divisional support teams to provide an aligned view of forecast drivers and implications to our business
  • Challenging our Plans with sensitivity modelling and scenario planning to establish confidence in delivery
  • Monitoring of Opportunities, Risks and Tasking
  • Divisional partner for assigned Clusters
  • Improvement of stakeholder service levels into Division and out to Clusters
  • Any other work as necessary to support the objectives of the FP&A Team

Qualifications, Skills and Experience


  • Natural curiosity and a can do attitude
  • Articulate and confident communicator
  • Ability to work across cultures
  • Organised with clear setting of priorities
  • Pragmatic yet accurate
  • Solution orientated – quick thinker
  • Drive to constantly improve FP&A capabilities
  • Can synthesise multiple data sources
  • Commercially astute
  • Qualified Accountant


  • Experience in a commercial finance environment
  • Experience of IB Finance systems and processes

What we offer

Imperial Brands offer a competitive package of salary, bonus scheme, pension and 25 days holiday (with an additional 4 days on top to cover the Christmas period and bank holidays).

Next steps

Interested applicants should apply with their CV highlighting their suitability for the role. 

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