FP&A Analyst *12 Month FTC* in Chester House, Epsom Ave, Handforth, Cheadle, Greater Manchester, SK9 3DF

The Groom Room at Pets at Home is looking for Apprentice Groomers to join our quickly expending Groom Room business.

Job description

FP&A Analyst *12 Month FTC* - 39 hours per week
Full-time, £30,000 - £35,000

Ref: 15241

Salary: £30,000 - £35,000

Hours: Full-time

Contracted Hours: 39 hours per week

Contract Type: Temporary

Location: Chester House, Epsom Ave, Handforth, Cheadle, Greater Manchester, SK9 3DF


Pets at Home Group Plc is the UK’s leading pet care business; our commitment is to make sure pets and their owners get the very best advice, products and care. We have over 450 stores, over 310 Groom Rooms and 440 First Opinion Vet Practices. Our business is fast-paced, innovative and fun and it's our people that make the real difference. This is a fantastic opportunity to come and work for an award winning company who put people at the very heart of everything they do.

About the Role

As a result of some internal promotions, we are looking for a FP&A Analyst, initially for a 12 month fixed term contract, to work out of our Support Office in Handforth (Cheshire), and we can offer hybrid working from this location.

As FP&A Analyst, you’ll be responsible for ensuring all rolling reforecasts (Risks & opportunities) and annual planning cycles are accurately inputted and exported from SAP Business Planning & Consolidation (BPC). You’ll that ensure BPC is fit for purpose to deliver reforecasts and also play a key role in period end close and quarterly board reporting.

This is a great opportunity to join a well-established function that has a fantastic reputation within our business. You’ll be able to really add value and have your voice heard. In return for your hard work, we can support you to achieve your ambitions through, guidance, development opportunities and experience.

Key responsibilities will include;

  • Providing insight and analysis to support the forecasting cycle for Pets at Home Retail, including the annual budget and rolling reforecasts
  • Being the primary point of contact for BPC for all Retail Finance Business Partners
  • Exporting rolling reforecast updates from BPC
  • Working closely with internal Business systems and external consultants to resolve BPC input issues / BAU system changes
  • Maintaining BPC on a BAU basis (e.g., Chart of accounts / new cost centres)
  • Supporting the period end process including; analysis of spend revenue, margin & operating costs versus reforecasting and production of reports to be shared with finance business partners
  • Accountability for co-ordinating periodic board pack and reviews
  • Reporting and reconciliation of Statutory and LFL revenue
  • Providing analysis and support to ad-hoc projects being undertaken by the FP&A team

About you

You’ll be currently progressing through an accounting qualification or qualified by experience.

Month end execution experience is key. You will have knowledge of core accounting concepts such as accruals & pre-payments, processing journals and review of relevant P&L codes for accuracy & reasonableness.

A high level of attention to detail, the ability to problem solve and an organised & efficient approach will set you up for success in the role.

Further key experience/attributes include;

  • Strong Excel and Powerpoint skills – the ability to manipulate data efficiently and present information effectively
  • Proficiency in SAP Business Planning & Consolidation (BPC)
  • Inquisitive mindset and proactive approach
  • Ability to build effective relationships and overcome challenges
  • Experience of using SAP is desirable
  • Previous Cost Centre (finance management of) experience is also desirable. That’s the reporting of actuals and influencing budget submissions

Our diversity and inclusion vision is that everyone is welcome and feels part of our group. If you think you’re a good match to what we are looking for, and you share our belief that together ‘we’re better with pets’, we’d like to hear from you, whatever your background or circumstances.

About our purpose

Far more than a retailer, Pets at Home Group is the UK’s leading pet care specialist, fulfilling every possible pet and owner need, from food and accessories to grooming and vet services. Since 1991, we’ve been building a business around pets and their owners and we’ve set our sights on becoming the best pet care business in the world. Join us now and you can be part of that journey, developing your future as we develop ours. This is a place where you can take pride and passion in your work within an inspiring, professional team that’s focused on supporting pets and their owners to live happier lives together.

We’re driven by the wellbeing of pets and we make sure we look after our people too. We depend on your commitment and innovation, and reward it with competitive pay and comprehensive benefits. Together we’ll create the future of pet care.


Organisation: Pets at Home

Date Posted: 20-01-2023

Expiry Date: 28-01-2023

Extra information

Chester House, Epsom Ave, Handforth, Cheadle, Greater Manchester, SK9 3DF
Type of Contract
Graduate jobs
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Profession type
Customer Service
Full UK/EU driving license preferred
Car Preferred
Must be eligible to work in the EU
Cover Letter Required

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