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Manager, FP&A

Location: 

London, LND, GB

Req ID:  25161
Date:  Sep 27, 2021

ASR Group is the world’s largest refiner and marketer of cane sugar, with an annual production capacity of more than 6 million tons of sugar. The company produces a full line of grocery, industrial, food service and specialty sweetener products. Across North America, ASR Group owns and operates six sugar refineries, located in Louisiana, New York, California, Maryland, Canada and Mexico. In the European Union, the company owns and operates sugar refineries in England, Portugal.  ASR Group also owns and operates mills in Mexico and Belize.  The company’s brand portfolio includes the leading brands Domino®, C&H®, Redpath®, Tate & Lyle®, Lyle’s® and Sidul®.

ROLE / SCOPE
•    FP&A Manager, responsible for delivering mixture of ad-hoc projects and recurring deliverables (see below) 
•    People development is one of our company’s core cultural pillars.  This is an ideal role for an ambitious and motivated Chartered Accountant or CFA or similar qualification looking to transition from practice into industry to develop the next stage of their career 
o    Employees at this level have previously been sponsored to complete certifications in Lean Six Sigma, Anaplan (Business Planning software) and for top performers, MBAs  
o    In the medium term opportunities would likely arise to broaden experience in other areas of finance, for example Commercial Finance, Operational Finance or Financial Reporting, as interest/opportunity dictates    
•    This role will primarily be based at the Thames Refinery in East London with attendance at the Central London corporate office as required.  Potential for flexible/remote working 
STRATEGIC OBJECTIVES AND KEY DELIVERABLES
•    On a day-to-day basis the role will include a mix of responsibilities which will expand as the candidate develops
•    You will be responsible for preparing board level presentations to communicate results, forecasts and annual budgets.  Accuracy is non-negotiable.  Clarity of messaging to explain performance drivers is where you will add value
•    A key focus will be on delivering ad-hoc projects focused on identifying opportunities to optimize our business and drive performance.  You will need to be comfortable working cross-functionally, obtaining insights from stakeholders outside of finance.  Financial modelling, communication and insightful analytical skills will all be essential
•    Many of your projects will involve working with and presenting to the European Leadership team   
REQUIRED CAPABILITIES
•    To be intellectually curious and to have a continuous improvement mindset to own and fix issues identified
•    A willingness to learn about our business, leaving your desk and spending time in a manufacturing environment 
•    To be highly analytical and have an ability to draw insight from large data sets
•    To be an excellent communicator, able to engage and influence stakeholders 
•    To be organized and capable of managing multiple activities simultaneously 
•    Strong Excel / Power BI skills – beneficial.  A willingness to learn – essential  
•    Experience using SAP / Anaplan – beneficial.  A willingness to learn – essential
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
•    Bachelor’s degree (minimum 2:1).  Technical background preferred (e.g. Engineering, Chemistry, Physics, Maths etc.)
•    Chartered Accountancy or CFA or similar qualification and training with a major global accountancy or consulting firm
•    Three years PQE in an Advisory role such as Transaction Services, Restructuring or Corporate Finance required
WHAT WE OFFER YOU
•    You will be joining a business with an entrepreneurial culture and a flat management structure  
•    You will be joining a team that is open, supportive and collegiate
•    We are committed to staff development and career progression (which is on a meritocratic basis)
•    You will be supported with appropriate training - both formal qualifications and ‘on the job’ training
•    We offer a competitive salary, 26 days holiday, flexible working policies and an industry leading benefits package
 

At Tate & Lyle Sugars, the group's values are the cornerstone of our success.

Leadership - our goal is to be the leader in every arena in which we compete. Teamwork - our strength is magnified when we work together. Integrity - honesty and trust are the foundation of our success.Service - we know that the people and communities in which we operate are crucial partners to our success. Sustainability - the member companies of ASR Group are committed to sustainable agricultural and business practices.

This year Tate & Lyle Sugars has been certified as one of Britain's Top Employers for the third year running.