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Job Title: FP & A

Location: Leicestershire

Salary: £50,000

Optima Professional Services are currently recruiting a Permanent Management Accountant for an exciting and fast-growing organisation based in Leicestershire. The ideal candidate will be QBE, Qualified / Part Qualified or working towards CIMA/ACCA, with plenty of accounting experience.

Your duties will be:

  • Analyse current and past trends in key performance indicators including all areas of revenue, cost of sales, expenses and capital expenditures

  • Monitor performance indicators, highlighting trends and analysing causes of unexpected variances

  • Oversee and manage the continued development of Budgeting, Financial Forecasting, Operating Plan and Modeling tools

  • Ad-Hoc Reporting and Analysis

  • Quarterly and Monthly Financial reports

  • Develop financial models and analyses to support strategic initiatives

  • Analyse complex financial information and reports to provide accurate and timely financial recommendations to management for decision making purposes

  • Supporting Senior Management Team and Departments heads with in-depth analysis

  • Prepare presentations to Board of Directors and Senior Management Team

The ideal candidate will have the following skills and attributes:

  • Degree in Accounting or Finance

  • 5+ year's experience as Manager of Financial Planning and Analysis

  • Advanced Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint skills. Access skills desirable

  • Highest standards of accuracy and precision; highly organised

  • Articulate with excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Positive attitude, customer oriented

  • Ability to think creatively, highly-driven and self-motivated

  • Demonstrated ability to roll-up sleeves and work with team members in a hands-on management capacity


  • Pension

  • Health Cash Plan

  • Free Parking

  • Company Car

£48,000–£50,000 per annum