FP&A Data and Insights Analyst

Date: 05-Jan-2023

Location: Solihull, GB, B90 4NA

Company: Britvic

 

 

At Britvic we’re on a journey to become the most dynamic soft drinks company. As one of the UK’s leading players in the FMCG market we pride ourselves on setting high standards, being courageous and pushing ourselves to think outside the bottle.

 

We offer consumers a range of family favourite and global premium brands such as Robinsons, Tango, J20, R Whites & London Essence. We exist to help people enjoy life’s everyday moments.

 

About the Role:

 

This role is part of the RCOE, which is a unique part of the FP&A team who focus on data and analytics with specific responsibilities in managing the forecasting processes, producing performance reporting, providing analytical support and maintaining key financial systems. 

 

The RCoE Analyst is responsible for supporting the RCOE Manager in the consolidation of business unit performance reporting, production of periodic management reporting and supporting in the production of forecasts. The role is a key business partner to both Investor Relations and PLC Strategic Planning & Performance team, providing accurate and timely financial information and analysis for both regular reporting and ad hoc requests.

 

You'll also responsible for ensuring that our planning systems and associated reporting are rigorously controlled through clearly defined processes & accountabilities, so that data is robust & safeguarded. The role needs to be able to produce complex excel based reports and maintain BPC & SAC Analytics inputs and controls. 

 

The future of FP&A is to focus more on data and analytics. This role is a unique opportunity for someone who is from a financial background and wants to gain expertise in this field.

 

Key Responsibilities:

 

Centralised report development & production

  • Produce, distribute and maintain key reports accurately and to agreed deadlines
  • Run reporting governance and ensure consistency across business units and compliance with PLC accounting policies and definitions
  • Create greater standardisation of reporting across Business Units
  • Support the Manager in producing efficiency enhancements to existing reports and processes

 

Delivers the ongoing robustness of financial planning systems

  • Regular integrity checks and maintenance of BPC
  • Data management in BPC systems
  • Deliver forecasts & budgets according to timetables by working with other teams
  • Development of SAC & BPC expertise within RCoE
  • Accurately document system procedure notes, updated as required

 

Support IT projects to develop simple and efficient systems that support agility

  • Work with IT to test changes in the system as part of wider changes in the organisation
  • Assist the Manager in developing our systems to better suit our needs

 

Other

  • Support ad-hoc projects for the Finance function that delivers the Finance Vision
  • Support FP&A in demand management processes (e.g new report creation)

 

Knowledge, Skills & Experience Required:

  • Good understanding of financial and accounting processes
  • Excellent Microsoft Office applications ability: particularly Excel
  • Report development, modelling and manipulation of large data sets
  • Able to demonstrate problem solving skills – good at linking systems/ideas together and competent at investigating discrepancies
  • Experience of working in project teams, e.g. involvement in system testing
  • Experience of working with non-finance functions, such as IT
  • Experience of finance planning / consolidation systems (SAP/BPC) 
  • Background in FMCG and a broad commercial finance experience preferable 

 

We believe we are stronger together and that’s why we’re committed to providing equal opportunities to all applicants and employees. We know that by building a truly inclusive environment where everyone feels celebrated, safe and respected - diversity and wellbeing will naturally thrive