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FP&A Analyst

Bristol, England, United Kingdom

FP&A Analyst

  • NE01916
  • Bristol, England, United Kingdom

About us

Imperial Tobacco UK (ITUK) is one of the largest Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) companies in the United Kingdom.  Our mission is to create something better for the world’s smokers, whether that’s via a tobacco portfolio that offers consumers comprehensive brand choice or through our best-selling e-vapour brand, blu. ITUK is part of Imperial Brands PLC, a dynamic FTSE30 FMCG company, and is a certified Top Employer 2018.  For you, that represents an amazing opportunity - this is a place where ambitious, smart and independent people can really make an impact.

The role

As FP&A analyst you will be reporting to the FP&A Manager for the UKI cluster. Responsible for the budget review process for Margin Support, Customer Spend, A&P and Overheads. The role will partner the business, providing regular support, insight, analysis, and commentary.

Key accountabilities

  • Responsible for the Margin Support, Customer Spend, A&P and Overheads Outlook and Latest Estimate review process via regular meetings with the budget holders.
  • Calculate the variance analysis on cost base and present via monthly review meetings with budget holders.
  • Look for opportunities to support budget holders in reducing spend where appropriate to help deliver targets and re-investments.
  • Ensure that governance around additional spend requests is adhered to and responsible for confirming signed off budgets are correctly loaded to SAP to ensure no overspends.
  • Provide regular forecasts for the cluster (UK and Ireland’s) capex, depreciation and cash flow submissions in line with divisional requirements.
  • Provide commentary and insight into the monthly management reporting packs that support the strategic decision making of the Cluster leadership team, Europe division and the Exec.
  • Involvement in department and cross functional projects providing financial perspective and advice.

Skills & experience

  • Qualified accountant with an appropriate professional body
  • Expert in Microsoft Excel, SAP experience desirable
  • Detailed knowledge of budgetary and control issues and the ability to apply them together with a commercial awareness to understand impact on the numbers.
  • Good stakeholder management
  • Ability to analyse financial information and explain it clearly
  • Good communication and presentation skills with ability to convey financial information to non-finance managers
  • Ability to focus on completing a task with accuracy often to tight deadlines
  • Proactive outlook, suggesting and driving through improvements
  • Team player, but with the ability to act on own initiative when appropriate
  • Prepared to work outside of normal core hours to meet crucial reporting deadlines
  • Person wanting to make an impression on the department, and flexible enough to welcome other opportunities within the team / market

What we offer

Imperial Tobacco offers 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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