Cameron Pink

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FP&A Manager

  • Permanent
  • Hertfordshire
  • 75000 GBP / Year

Cameron Pink

We are excited to represent a prestigious educational institution located in the heart of Hertfordshire. With a rich history and a commitment to academic excellence, the business provides a nurturing environment for students to excel in their educational journey. They are dedicated to supporting students and staff in achieving their goals.

Job Summary:

We are seeking an experienced and motivated FP&A Manager to lead the financial planning and analysis function. Reporting directly to the Financial Director, the successful candidate will play a crucial role in ensuring the financial stability and sustainability of the institution. The FP&A Manager will be responsible for budgeting, forecasting, financial modelling, and providing valuable insights to support strategic decision-making.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Financial Planning: Develop and manage the annual budgeting process, working closely with department heads to align financial plans with strategic objectives.
  • Financial Forecasting: Prepare accurate financial forecasts and projections to provide insights into the institution’s financial health and assist in decision-making.
  • Financial Analysis: Conduct in-depth financial analysis, identify trends, and provide actionable recommendations to improve financial performance.
  • Financial Reporting: Generate and distribute financial reports to key stakeholders, including the Board of Directors, senior management, and department heads.
  • Variance Analysis: Analyse budget vs. actual results, investigate variances, and recommend corrective actions as needed.
  • Financial Modelling: Build and maintain financial models to support long-term planning, scenario analysis, and investment decisions.
  • Strategic Support: Collaborate with senior management to provide financial guidance on strategic initiatives, new programs, and capital investments.
  • Compliance: Ensure compliance with all financial regulations and reporting requirements relevant to educational institutions.
  • Process Improvement: Continuously evaluate and enhance financial planning and analysis processes to increase efficiency and accuracy.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or a related field; MBA or relevant professional qualification preferred.
  • 5 years proven experience in financial planning and analysis.
  • Strong knowledge of financial principles, budgeting, forecasting, and financial modelling.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills with attention to detail.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills to collaborate effectively with stakeholders at all levels.
  • Proficiency in financial software and advanced MS Excel skills, ideally utlisation of Power BI or Tableau.
  • Prior experience in the education sector or a similar non-profit organisation is a plus.

Perks and Benefits:

  • Competitive salary of £75,000 per annum.
  • Generous holiday allowance.
  • Pension scheme.
  • Healthcare benefits.
  • Professional development opportunities.
  • A supportive and collaborative work environment.
  • On-campus amenities and beautiful surroundings.
  • Opportunities to make a meaningful impact on the institution’s success.

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