FP&A Manager Job | HT13831 - Howett Thorpe

FP&A Manager

Salary: £55,000 - £60,000 per annum

Benefits: Competitive benefits package
Reference number HT13831
Added on Jul 04, 2017

About The Role

Responsible for the provision of financial and commercial support to the Group functions of McLaren including facility running costs, the IT department and the corporate functions. With direct reports, the individual in this role is key to the reporting on financial performance of the Group company each month end, quarterly forecasting, annual budgets and long range planning. This role will also support the development and training of staff that they are responsible for.

  • Preparation of the monthly results and variance analysis against forecast and budget
  • Presentation of results at financial review meeting with the Group Chief Financial Officer, Chief Information Officer & Facilities Manager
  • Preparation of the annual budget and quarterly forecasts, P&L, balance sheet and cash flow, for McLaren IT, facilities and corporate services, and attending review meetings with departmental managers and providing insightful information on the substance of these
  • Provide quality value added support to the Head of Finance, the Group Heads of Department and other colleagues, as directed
  • Analyse, review and challenge financial performance against targets, understanding the departmental roadmaps and able to provide insightful analysis of decisions made and the impact on these

About Our Client

McLaren Technology Group is globally renowned as one of the world’s most illustrious high-technology brands. Since its foundation in 1963, McLaren has been pioneering and innovating in the competitive world of Formula 1, forging a formidable reputation which has seen the racing team win 20 World Championships and over 180 races.

The Group has built on its successful racing expertise and diversified to include a global, high-performance sports car business, McLaren Automotive, and a game-changing technology and innovation business, McLaren Applied Technologies. Despite the broadening of the group’s business interests, McLaren’s goal remains singular: we exist to win in everything we do.

About You

A fully qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA) experienced in financial planning, business analysis and financial reporting. You will be a resilient and confident individual with the ability to build relationships to gain buy in and influence at a senior level. Results driven, you will be ambitious and keen to really add value within a role which offers on going career progression. This represents a fantastic next step within commerce or an excellent opportunity for candidates seeking their first move out of practice.

Things you should know

All third party applications will be forwarded to Julia James at Howett Thorpe.

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Howett Thorpe recruit for roles within accounts payable, credit control, payroll also covering accounts assistants, audit, management accounts, financial accounts, analysts, financial controllers, financial directors, corporate finance, tax including all part qualified and qualified vacancies.

Howett Thorpe are acting as a recruitment agency in relation to this role and comply with all relevant UK legislation and do not discriminate on any protected characteristics. Due to the high volume of applications we currently receive, we are unable to respond to all candidates. If you do not hear from a Consultant within 5 working days please assume that you have not been successful.

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