FP&A Manager .
Position: Commercial Reporting Manager, FP&A
Location: St Albans, Hertfordshire
Job type: Full Time, Permanent
Benefits: Car allowance + great benefits
Who Are We?
At Burton’s Biscuits Company we are the home of Jammie Dodgers, Maryland Cookies and Wagon Wheels to name just a few! We are incredibly lucky to work in the world of making delicious biscuits! Our Vision is to have a shared Pride and Passion for baking sensational biscuits & snacks that delight our consumers, shoppers and our customers. We’re the only major biscuit manufacturer in the UK to focus solely on biscuits making us one of the key players in the market. We employ c. 1,800 people around the UK, in our three main manufacturing facilities in Llantarnam, Edinburgh and Blackpool. Our head office is based in St. Albans and a subsidiary office is located in Blackpool.
We've had an amazing 2018, which has included seeing Wagon Wheels featured on the Great British Bake Off and our Llantarnam site featuring on ITV4 as part of their documentary 'Made in Britain'. Along with having amazing brands, we have secured a long term agreement to allow us to manufacturing a number of Mars Biscuit branded products, we are also forming key strategic partnerships within the Retail Private Label sector. There couldn't be a better time to join us.
What are we all about?
Here at Burton’s Biscuit Company we pride ourselves on being an employer of choice. Our goal is to support our team in achieving their career goals. We do this by providing a working environment that offers opportunity, support, scope and pace of change. Our culture is the foundation of our business. We are fast paced, agile and fun.
We have a fantastic opportunity for a talented individual to join our Commercial FP&A team as a Commercial Reporting Manager. This role could suit someone with a couple of year post qualified experience within an FMCG / Retail financial team, maybe you’re an FP&A Accountant or similar looking for their next role, or working for a top 4 accountancy firm looking for your first industry role.
We don’t want to bore you with just a Job description about the role we want to tell you what it’s really like to work for us?
So let’s start with ….…
Why work as part of our Commercial FP&A team?
You will get to work in an extremely important function that stretches across all areas of the business. The main focus of this role to prepare insightful reporting which will help drive commercial decision making and ensure that the financial close process remains robust.
Another key element of this position, is to ensure that the information we are reporting on is the right information, you’ll also look at developing new ways of understanding and using this information to drive the commercial function forward. You will also prepare KPI & dashboard reports for key senior stakeholders such as board members & shareholders.
What does your typical day look like?
Every day is different at Burton’s Biscuit Company and this team is no different. As you will work very closely with the commercial arm of the business, you’ll be responsible for circa £70 million of accurate spend reporting, this will involve anticipating cost increases well in advance of them impacting the business as well as any additional risks to the P&L relating to under performing products. As a fast paced manufacturing and consumer goods business it easy to see that this role, will certainly ensure you are never bored.
What are the key ingredients needed for the role?
You will need to be numerically strong and have a passion for numbers. You will need to hold a relevant degree and be ACA or similar qualified. We’ll need you have an understanding of FP&A in a FMCG environment or someone working for a top 4 accountancy firm looking for their 1st role within industry.
Final part of the mix:
We would like to see someone who has had experience of designing KPI & Dashboards and understands what the key information to report will be, this will need to be presented in Excel & PowerPoint so a strong knowledge of these tools is a must.
If you are ready to begin a career with real bite we would love to hear from you so apply now by clicking the link below.
Excellent Salary & great benefits.
You may have experience of the following: Commercial Reporting Manager, FP&A Accountant, FP & A Accountant, Reporting Manager, FP&A Reporting Accountant & FP & A Manager, FP&A Analyst, FP & A Analyst, Financial Planning and Analysis, FP&A Manager, Finance Analyst, Financial Analyst, Qualified Accountant, Commercial Accountant, ACA, ACCA, CIMA, etc.