JOB SUMMARY

VEGAMOUR is a rapidly growing hair wellness company that combines sustainably harvested, plant-based actives with the latest advances in molecular science to produce clean formulas that effectively promote hair & scalp health. We believe in biodiversity, community, Fair Trade and corporate responsibility. Our mission is to advocate the use of thoughtfully sourced, organic plant actives in creating superior wellness & beauty products that neither harm the people who use them or the planet we all share.

We are seeking an experienced FP&A Manager to support our Finance team. Reporting to the VP of Finance, the ideal candidate has at least 5-7 years of experience in an FP&A or analytical role and is comfortable working with large data sets. The candidate will lead the business planning and forecasting processes in conjunction with senior management and will have a strong grounding in data and analysis. The successful candidate will be highly analytical and have a demonstrated ability to partner and influence the decisions of senior business leaders through effective written and verbal communication and financial analyses. The ideal candidate should be highly proficient with Microsoft Excel and should have experience with financial planning and creating dashboards using data visualization tools (Tableau, etc).

Responsibilities

Financial Planning

  • Own the creation and maintenance of the business’ strategic financial plan
  • Lead the business planning and forecasting processes, including the annual 3YP planning exercise in conjunction with senior management
  • Update & maintain the financial plan, working with key stakeholders to capture key inputs and changes, including updating the plan with monthly actuals and carrying out quarterly updates of forecast
  • Act as the central point of contact for all questions & queries on the business’ financial plan
  • Selection & implementation of FP&A tool which integrates with NetSuite and allows for inputs and updates from channel leads and budget owners
  • Liaise with demand planning to understand differences between demand plan & financial plan as part of the monthly S&OP process
  • Identify, assess & present risks & opportunities to the financial plan as part of financial plan reviews
  • Collation of forecast updates for presentation to the board & senior management

Analysis & Reporting

  • Provide analysis & insights on business results, including carrying P&L reviews with channel leads and explaining drivers of variances to forecast
  • Support the Accounting team with identifying key variances between actuals and forecast as part of the month-end close process
  • Carry out Gross Margin analysis, understanding channel mix and product mix impacts on overall business profitability
  • Identify & recommend potential cost-saving opportunities across the business with a particular focus on supply chain costs
  • Lead regular reviews on strategic pricing, making recommendations on changes required based on market dynamics and gross margin trends
  • Produce cost center reports and lead the monthly reviews of costs with budget holders across the business
  • Building dashboards within BI tools to enable the delivery of meaningful, actionable business insights
  • Build and maintain a weekly cash flow forecast model, working closely with the accounting team to highlight any potential issues or challenges
  • Provide commentary & insight into financial results for presentation to the board & senior management

Qualifications

  • Degree in Finance, Accounting, Business, or similar field
  • 5-7 years of relevant experience in Finance or Analytics roles
  • Highly analytical mindset and problem-solving ability, comfortable working with large datasets
  • Excellent communication skills, with a proven ability to articulate complex concepts to non-finance stakeholders
  • Ability to build and accurately maintain detailed financial models
  • Ability to build strong relationships with a variety of stakeholders across the business
  • Highly proficient in Excel, experience of working with BI tools such as Tableau
  • Experience of working with NetSuite is desirable
  • Pro-active, can-do attitude, desire to improve the status quo and to find opportunities to improve business performance through providing actionable insights